Leading Analyst Firm Identifies Winshuttle as a “Cool Vendor” in the SAP Ecosystem

Gartner lists Winshuttle among cool SAP vendors of the year.

Bothell, WA – April 27, 2011 – Winshuttle, the ERP Usability Company, today announced that it has been included in the Gartner, Inc. “Cool Vendors in the SAP Ecosystem, 2011” report.

According to the report, published by Thomas Otter et al on April 15, 2011, “This year’s Cool Vendors provide innovative solutions to common issues taxing SAP users – the SAP user interface (UI), gaps in analytic functionality, specialized industry add-ons and tools for building customized solutions using advanced business application programming (ABAP). Organizations running SAP should consider these Cool Vendors to help close the usability gap, speed adoption and get the most out of their SAP deployments.”

Winshuttle enables non-technical users to work with SAP® solutions directly from Excel, Web forms and other interfaces without any programming. By letting users work with their favorite desktop applications to effectively run the complex business processes supported by SAP, Winshuttle’s Usability platform saves customers significant time and money while improving employee productivity and satisfaction.

“We consider Winshuttle’s inclusion among the five companies featured in the Gartner Cool Vendor report confirmation of our unwavering focus on enabling enterprises to accelerate SAP user transactions without any programming,” said Lewis Carpenter, Winshuttle’s CEO. “We’re experiencing a tremendous amount of traction and will continue to innovate while we execute on our product roadmap, further enhancing our market position worldwide.”

Cool Vendor Disclaimer

About Gartner’s Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner’s listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn’t do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner’s interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

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