RheinBrücke IT Consulting opens new development centre in Chennai

By : |July 30, 2014 0

CHENNAI, INDIA:RheinBrücke IT Consulting, a Europe based Enterprise Business Systems and ITSolutions and Services company,today announced the launch of its India Development Centre (IDC)

The new facility was inaugurated by Achim Fabig, Hon’ble Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany and Keith Deane, EVP & General Manager, International at Epicor Software Corp, today.

RheinBrücke also announced the setting up of a dedicated Migration Factory for Epicor’s EMEA consulting organization. The factory will support Epicor’s EMEA Consulting organization to migrate/upgrade customers from Epicor e9 to Epicor ERP Version 10, Epicor’s latest and the industry’s most flexible ERP solution that is based on the five principles of Collaboration, Choice, Responsiveness, Simplicity and Mobility. Epicor is a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations.

Spread over 15,000 sq. feet, the IDC that includes the Epicor Migration and Upgrade Factory, currently houses 70employees including ERP and IT consultants, engineers and developers. RheinBrücke plans to increase the employee strength to 100by the end of the year and then double its number of employees every year, over the next 5 years.

The launch of the IDC is an integral part of RheinBrücke’s right-shoring strategy to build a strong global presence to support client delivery across its EMEA region. The company also plans to set up a near shore development center in Eastern Europe.

RheinBrücke specializes in the design and delivery of IT solutions that enables companies in EMEA to thrive in today’s complex environment. While it enables large enterprises to capitalize on global opportunities, its laser focus is on mid sized enterprises for business consulting services, ERP consulting and implementation services on SAP and Epicor ERP, IT consulting and services on Microsoft and other Platforms and IP Product Development services.

“We are pleased to announce the setting up of the Epicor Migration Factory with RheinBrücke; their in-depth expertise and high-quality collaborative delivery makes them an ideal partner to deliver value to our clients in EMEA”,said Keith Deane, Executive VP & GM,International at Epicor Software Corp.

 

In Continental Europe, SMEs account for nearly 64% of business activity1. In the DACH region (i.e. German speaking Europe) for example, the IT market was estimated to be 76 Billion Euros in 20132. A majority of companies in the region are operating IT/ERP systems that were implemented more than 10 years ago. SME’s among these companies specifically, have accumulated needs to invest in a new integrated IT/ERP solution within the next 2 years. “RheinBrücke intends to be a leader in this relatively untapped segment of non-native English speaking regions by offering customers on site local consultants with extensive domain, cultural and local language knowledge, supported by the company’s state of the art delivery centers in Koln, Germany and now in Chennai, India”, said Mr. Vetri Selvan, Managing Partner of RheinBrücke.

“SME’s are the growth engine of every economy. As Europe recovers from an economic crisis, SMEs on the continent are beginning to raise their IT spending as they look to cut costs and focus on a digital future. We see a demand gap here that RheinBrücke intends to service”, said Dr. JoergPirron, Executive Board Member of RheinBrücke.

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