Bristol, UK, 3rd November 2016 – Unit4, a fast growing leader in enterprise applications for service organisations, today announced a partnership that will see SIS Global become Unit4’s preferred Value Added Reseller (VAR) in South Africa and the sub-Saharan territory.
SIS Global will establish a Unit4 business entity to market, sell and implement Unit4 Business World ERP and Unit4 Student Management to clients in the region. With an established reputation in the industries it serves, including extensive knowledge of the local Higher Education market, the combined team and solution set delivers services organisations a valuable proposition.
“This partnership combines Unit4’s market leading solutions based upon the latest, future-proof technology with a reputable and experienced local partner,” said Anwen Robinson, SVP, Global Partner Ecosystem at Unit4. “It’s also testament to the global demand we’re seeing for our new Student Management system. Both Unit4 and SIS Global are committed to investing in targeted growth in the region for education solutions.”
“We are seeing growing demand in the region from people-centric organisations looking to modernise their technology infrastructure to support growth,” said Robert Hawley, CEO at SIS Global. “Our alliance with Unit4 further strengthens our solution portfolio, so we can support our clients to serve their customers better, to respond to business change and generally be more productive. Unit4’s Student Management solution is a great example of how modern technology should meet the needs of users today delivering a mobile-first consumer grade experience unrivalled in this sector today.”
Headquartered in Ebene, Mauritius, SIS Global supports clients in many countries across Africa providing industry-specific consulting, support and development services. This exciting and important partnership was brokered through Unit4’s Global Partner Program, offering new business opportunities for partners to extend the company’s sales and delivery capabilities offering customers immense added value and choice. It will focus on South Africa and the sub-Saharan territory with scope for expansion to other regions including the Middle East.