PBS Positioned in Gartner's Magic Quadrant: A 'Niche' Player in Structured Data and Application Retirement

TORONTO, Ontario, Sept. 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – Sigma Business Solutions and PBS Software GmbH are pleased to announce that PBS Software has been positioned by Gartner as a niche player with regards to their technology for “Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement”.

“In 1997, Sigma was a visionary in introducing PBS Software to the North American market. Sigma, being the first partner of PBS, helped us penetrate the North American market, and because of that Sigma has played a vital roll in our success and business strategy.”

  • Gunther Reichling, Founder and Managing Director PBS Software GmbH

The Gartner report evaluates solutions that help IT leaders retire legacy applications, reduce costs, and meet governance and compliance requirements. PBS Software has been positioned as a niche player, based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.

The PBS Software suite offered by Sigma is a add-on solution which provides a holistic approach in enhancing the Information Lifecycle Management solution from SAP with effective data retrieval, compliant storage and data extraction to meet legal requirements. PBS solutions focus on transparent and complete end user access to archived application data and thus enable aggressive data archiving strategies. The combination of SAP data archiving and PBS retrieval solutions helps to control data base size and growth.

In today’s economy, having analytics on demand and being able to provide employees with real-time information at their fingertips is a must. SAP(R) HANA is an industry changing, real-time analytic platform which provides organizations with the ability to handle large amount of data, as well as increased processing speed and predictive capabilities. As organizations collect more and more data, the ability to utilize and adapt to market changes is essential. As the SAP(R) HANA ecosystem grows and new innovative applications are developed, thereby meeting the demands of the business and increasing business value.

SAP(R) HANA can be a significant investment due to the scalability and size of a database, but the ability to manage data effectively and efficiently is necessary. Sigma makes SAP(R) HANA a reality by reducing the cost of implementation through archiving. SAP(R) Archiving is a proactive solution and a recommend best-practice for reducing the total size of a database, which reduces the overall cost of adoption of SAP(R) HANA. In addition, by reducing the total database size, organizations are better prepared for the road ahead.

Since 1998, Sigma has been Canada’s leading SAP consulting firm focused on SAP Archiving and Information Lifecycle Management.

Sigma combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in SAP Consulting, Information Lifecycle Management, Data and Document Archiving, and the SAP Product Suite. Our consultants help our clients by improving their organization, optimizing their business and planning for the future.

Sigma because the first Premier North American Partner of PBS Software GmbH in 1998, and still is a industry leader SAP Data Archiving. Since then, Sigma has evolved in partnering with some of the top consulting companies in the world including IBM, SAP, Cisco, Hitachi, and OpenText. These consulting companies depend on Sigma for our knowledge and expertise.

To learn more and dissever how Sigma can help, please visit http://www.sigma-sbs.com OR email info(at)sigma-sbs(dot)com

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement”. G Landers, et. al., June 11, 2014

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