July 09, 2012
Hitachi Solutions today announced that it has opened a “Global Center of Excellence” at Hitachi Solutions America’s Business Solutions Group Headquarters in Irvine, CA. The Center is dedicated to expanding the adoption of Microsoft Dynamics platforms globally through industry-focused solutions, technical expertise, education, and innovation.
“The center is the first of its kind within Hitachi Solutions and the first at the Business Solutions Group Campus. The Global Center of Excellence will accelerate the development, delivery and commercialization of innovative Microsoft Dynamics-based solutions, and promote collaboration between Microsoft and our clients,” said Mike Gillis, Chief Operating Officer of Hitachi Solutions America’s Business Solutions Group. “Building on the long-standing relationship between Hitachi and Microsoft, the center is an important step forward in our ongoing efforts to help clients derive maximum value from their Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and Hitachi Solutions’ investments.”
The Global Center of Excellence will able to develop, implement, and share industry-leading Microsoft Dynamics product and industry expertise with Hitachi Solutions Regional Centers of Excellence globally.
”We are pleased to have the Center collaborating directly with Microsoft’s field teams, Microsoft Dynamics R&D via TAP(Technology Adoption Program) and beta programs, and support teams around the globe. Today's announcement conveys Hitachi Solutions and Microsoft’s commitment to providing our joint customers with solutions to take full advantage of Microsoft Dynamics,” said Neil Holloway, Vice President, Sales and Operations of Microsoft Business Solutions, Microsoft Corporation. "With more than 150,000 global customers choosing Microsoft Dynamics to operate their business, global partners like Hitachi Solutions play an important role in providing high quality services and support to our customers worldwide. .”
The Global Center of Excellence will also enable Hitachi Solutions and Microsoft to help their mutual clients by providing:
■About Hitachi Solutions
Hitachi Solutions is a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT lifecycle, from systems planning to integration, operation and maintenance. Outside of Japan, the company conducts its business through three key subsidiaries, Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., Hitachi Solutions Europe, Ltd. and Hitachi Solutions (China) Co., Ltd. For more information, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi-solutions.com.
■About Hitachi Solutions America
From business strategy development through application deployment and maintenance, our consultants are committed to helping clients quickly realize measurable business value and achieve sustainable ROI. We offer
a client-focused, collaborative approach and transfer knowledge throughout each engagement. Hitachi Solutions America was recognized as the 2011 CRM partner of the year. For more information, call 949.242.1300 or visit http://www.hitachisolutions-us.com
■About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 320,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2011 (ended March 31, 2012) consolidated revenues totaled 9,665 billion yen ($117.8 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, industrial, transportation and urban development systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them.
For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.
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