Strategic Alliance Partnership Announced Between APOS Systems and Decision First Technologies

Kitchener, Canada, March 11, 2009 --( APOS Systems, a leading provider of extensions to the Business Objects platform, announced today that Decision First Technologies, a very well respected implementer of SAP BusinessObjects solutions, has become a Strategic Alliance Partner. Decision First Technologies will now be a reseller and implementer of the Integration Kit for ESRI, an APOS Solution, to their clients throughout North America and the Caribbean.

“We have been familiar with Decision First for several years, and have known very well the level of capability that they bring to the implementation of SAP BusinessObjects solutions,” said Allan Pym, Vice President, Business Development at APOS. “As we better understood their ESRI solutions practice, it became very clear that there are powerful synergies between our organizations. Our strategic alliance with Decision First will greatly benefit our mutual customers for achieving location intelligence solutions and the next level of understanding of their business questions.”

“For years, the consultants and customers of Decision First have often been consumers of APOS solutions,” said Scott Golden, Vice President of Professional Services for Decision First Technologies. “We have admired the ingenuity and quality with which their products address common SAP BusinessObjects issues. We view the APOS Integration Kit for ESRI as an essential component of our location intelligence solution strategy. We believe that this alliance with APOS will allow our customers to extend their location intelligence functionality and maximize their investments in ESRI and SAP BusinessObjects.”


About Decision First Technologies

Decision First Technologies (DFT) is a Platinum reseller of SAP Business Objects software. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with branch offices in Birmingham, AL, Baltimore, MD, Dallas, TX, and Cape Coral, FL, DFT has been named SAP Business Objects’ top Solution Provider Partner for 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008.

DFT takes pride in being an SAP BusinessObjects Education Partner and a Gold SAP Consulting Partner. Our customized installation, training and mentoring services combined with the power of SAP BusinessObjects tools ensure the success of BI solutions. DFT is able to deliver Best Practices in the deployment of SAP BusinessObjects software.

DFT also provides a data warehousing consulting practice that includes end-to-end data warehouse services such as strategy setting, project scoping, source system analysis, data profiling, data modeling, ETL design– all architected to maximize the SAP BusinessObjects product offering.

DFT also specializes in Location Intelligence and can bring the “where” in business intelligence out of clients’ data. More information available at

About APOS Systems Inc.
APOS is an SAP BusinessObjects software solution provider in the SAP PartnerEdge program, has achieved certified integration with SAP BusinessObjects software, and is a participant of the SAP EcoHub solution marketplace. Offering incomparable knowledge and expertise in extending the SAP BusinessObjects platform, APOS Solutions are helping over 750 SAP BusinessObjects customers in over 30 countries worldwide further maximize their investments in the SAP BusinessObjects XI platform.

APOS was named the SAP BusinessObjects ‘Technology Partner of the Year’ for the past three years for delivering the most compelling stand-alone application leveraging SAP BusinessObjects technology. APOS was recognized as having perfected applications that have extended and supported the SAP BusinessObjects platform for more than 13 years.

APOS Solutions for SAP BusinessObjects provide customers with powerful solutions that yield lower TCO (total cost of ownership) and higher ROI (return on investment) for SAP BusinessObjects clients by providing deeper control over system monitoring, administration, deployment, and integration. APOS Solutions fill the demand for special functions without the need for custom development. APOS development services often use APOS Solutions as the foundation to fast track custom development projects. APOS Solutions include telephone, email, and web-based technical support plus a maintenance program that provides new versions going forward to support new releases or upgrades of SAP BusinessObjects XI.

APOS Systems Inc. is headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada with sales offices in Vancouver, BC, Canada and in London, UK. More information about APOS Systems Inc. can be found at

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Dan Clements