Bluekey Software Solutions awarded the SAP Pinnacle Award 2008

Bluekey Software Solutions has won the prestigious SAP Pinnacle Award in the SME Channel Partner  category

Source: Bluekey Software Solutions

Date:Jun 09, 2008

Bluekey Software Solutions, which has grown from a start-up into a national service organisation in just three years, has won the SAP Pinnacle Award for 2008 in the SME category – SAP Business One.


SAP Pinnacle Awards are granted to leading SAP Partners that have excelled in enhancing the customer experience by teaming with SAP to help customers to address critical issues such as accelerating innovation and improving return on investment. Winners were selected based on nominations received from partners and SAP employees.


Bluekey software solutions received the award at a special ceremony help on the eve of SAPHIRE (r) Berlin, SAP’s international customer conference which took place in May 2008.


The fast-growing company – with branches in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban and plans to open in Nairobi this year – also received the local SAP Business One Partner of the Year Award in 2005, 2006 and 2007.


Bluekey said it was gratifying to receive international recognition, while is was also a reflection of the caliber of staff and the overall satisfaction of its customers.


MD, Paul Marketos, said the company was continually looking for ways to improve the levels of service and support to its customers. “We work closely with the staff at SAP, but also look at to share ideas and experience with as many other SAP partners as possible – both in South Africa and abroad,” he said. “In this spirit of ‘give and get’ we have been able to streamline our SAP Business One implementations and increase our customer satisfaction.”


He said that the award was also a reflection of Bluekey’s commitment to collaboration with partners, suppliers and customers.


Derek Kudsee, director: SME & Channel Partners, said the Bluekey team was focused not just on building its own business, “but also being a proactive contributor to the entire SAP Business One partner ecosystem”, which was a key factor in winning the award.


“SAP is committed to extending the customer experience by orchestrating a unique ecosystem to foster co-innovation between SAP, customers, and partners,” said Zia Yusuf, executive vice president, Global Ecosystem and Partner group, SAP. “This year’s SAP Pinnacle Awards recipients have demonstrated industry-focused excellence, innovative solutions and reliable services that address high priority business needs and deliver exceptional customer value. We thank Bluekey Software Solutions for their dedication and passion to teaming with SAP to help redefine the customer experience.”


Staurt Young, MF of Stingray Group, said Bluekey has helped his company to ensure that SAP give is the flexibility to adapt to customers’ needs and have the visibility of information to help drive the process. “Bluekey helped us to achieve this by ensuring our business complexities and needs were correctly analysed and assessed up front, leading to a successful installation on time and budget. “The continued accessibility of Bluekey personnel to help us maximise the benefits of SAP Business One is also very important to us,” he concludes.


About Bluekey

Bluekey specialises in making SME’s best-run businesses through the sales, implementation, and support of SAP Business One throughout Africa. Bluekey is headquartered in Johannesburg and has branches in Cape Town, Durban, Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. Bluekey is Africa’s largest SAP Business One provider, a SAP-certified Gold Partner and SAP Africa Partner of the year for SAP Business One since 2005, and SAP EMEA Pinnacle Award winner.


For more information about Bluekey Software Solutions contact:

Craig Johnston | 021 685 7000 |


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