February 21, 2006
Ivara EXP Earns Powered by SAP NetWeaver Certification
Certification Demonstrates Ivara’s Commitment to Support SAP Solutions
Ivara Corporation, an industry leader and innovator in asset reliability solutions, today announced that its reliability software, Ivara EXP version 4.2, has achieved “Powered by SAP NetWeaver®” certification on both the SAP NetWeaver Exchange Infrastructure (SAP NetWeaver XI) and the SAP NetWeaver Portal, critical components of the SAP NetWeaver platform. Ivara EXP version 4.2 now provides out-of-the-box integration for customers using the SAP® Service and Asset Management solution via integration with the SAP NetWeaver platform.
Ivara EXP leverages and extends the benefits offered in the SAP Service and Asset Management solution by consolidating and analyzing all asset condition data, identifying potential issues and recommending actions that are then executed within the SAP solution. Tight integration between the solutions allows customers to efficiently build, implement and improve their maintenance program to quickly achieve their asset performance and reliability goals.
“Many of our customers use the SAP Service and Asset Management solution, so we are pleased to offer them a solution that is Powered by SAP NetWeaver,” says Rob Churchman, vice president, Development, Ivara Corporation. “This certification is an important achievement in our ongoing strategy to offer customers the best interoperability between solutions from Ivara and SAP.”
“The Powered by SAP NetWeaver certification reaffirms our commitment to achieving technical standards of excellence and support of SAP solutions,” says Bill Shaw, president and CEO. “This integration will reduce integration costs, accelerate the deployment of a maintenance program, and help ensure that our customers quickly realize the benefits that improved asset reliability delivers to their bottom line.”
A leader in asset reliability solutions, Ivara helps capital intensive companies improve operational performance by better managing the reliability of their plant assets. Ivara’s unique methodology implements reliability one asset at a time, resulting in a high financial impact that is quickly realized. By putting a proactive asset reliability process in place and focusing on changing people’s behavior and activities, Ivara helps transition organizations to proactively managing asset health. For more information about Ivara, visit www.ivara.com.