smartShift Technologies Taps Industry Expert to Drive New ‘ONE by smartShift’ Solution for Running Digital SAP in the Cloud

  • New customer-centric solution requires no upfront investment, and associated operating costs are significantly lower than other offerings—Total cost of ownership savings of more than 25 percent includes free upgrades for the life of contract
  • ‘ONE by smartShift’ enables SAP environments to be managed more like a SaaS model
  • Company taps IT services industry expert Alan D. Rudolph to lead new initiative

Boston, MA – October 30, 2017 – smartShift Technologies, known for its patented automation platform, announced today the launch of a game-changing solution for SAP enterprise environments. ‘ONE by smartShift’ is a single-source solution that more effectively and easily manages and transforms SAP enterprise environments for customers across multiple industries. The new offering consolidates all SAP technical upgrades, ongoing code management, data volume management and all recurring services into a robust, SLA-driven solution. The new solution has already proven successful for numerous customers, including a major manufacturer of professional cleaning machines for the commercial and consumer market. The single vendor, single bill solution is the latest in smartShift’s expanding portfolio.

“At smartShift, we have developed and patented a unique software platform that automates the analysis and rewriting of software code,” said Seth Henry, CEO of smartShift Technologies. “We’ve combined our engineering expertise and our unique, patented platform to build a simple, turnkey solution to modernize and manage SAP in a more customer-friendly consumption model.”

Leading the new initiative is IT services industry veteran Alan D. Rudolph. He is an accomplished and seasoned technology executive who creates, develops and executes highly targeted customer success programs and corresponding service delivery initiatives for high-growth Applications Businesses. Rudolph has led consulting and service delivery teams in large and small organizations, resulting in successful customer experiences and exceptional company financial earnings. Most recently, Rudolph was the North American VP for the Infrastructure Outsourcing and Transformation Program at Sungard Availability Services; and, prior to that was Managing Director at Affiliated Computer Services, a Xerox Company, for Enterprise Applications; and SVP at IBM, through its acquisition of Corio, for Applications Product Delivery.

“Our customers have been looking for these solutions,” said Rudolph. “It will drive customer satisfaction and differentiation in the marketplace, and will enable SAP environments to run like a true SaaS model. I’m excited for this new and exciting chapter with smartShift and am eager to partner with our new and most loyal customers.”

To learn more about how your organization can leverage ‘ONE by smartShift,’ contact Alan Rudolph at arudolph@smartshifttech.com.

 

About smartShift Technologies

smartShift is the leader in bringing agility and predictability to enterprise technology using a patented automation suite to update software systems to perform optimally in a cloud and big data world. The huge changes in cost and delivery models of computing capability, software and storage are forcing enterprise IT organizations to choose between the expensive and risky proposition of maintaining legacy technologies or the expensive and risky proposition of replacing those systems with new technologies.

smartShift uses patented Automation technology to perform service level guaranteed fixed fee and ongoing portability programs to modernize enterprise software including:

  • Swapping out key technology layers such as Database, OS and Middleware 

  • Optimizing for Cloud computing through scaling, orchestration and security 

  • Changing programming languages 

  • Reducing custom code dependencies by mapping standard application features 

  • Consolidating instantiated systems
  • Transforming and Migrating SAP systems to HANA 


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Contact:           Alan Rudolph     +1 303-903-5672            arudolph@smartshifttech.com