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Nigeria : SAP AFRICA, ACTIVEDGE TECHNOLOGIES partner to drive innovative mobile solutions

July 15, 2014

SAP Africa has joined hands with ActivEdge Technologies, an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) certified partner, to drive innovative mobile solutions to meet the increasing demands of West Africa's financial services industry.

Mr Richard Edet, Managing Director, SAP West Africa said the partnership with ActivEdge Technologies would enable SAP to further expand into the thriving financial services space in West Africa.

He said : 'SAP intends to become the platform of choice in mobile commerce banking and a trusted advisor to the banking industry in West Africa. This partnership will allow ActivEdge to build its own intellectual property in rapid response to market demands and thereby help SAP grow its market share in the region.'

CEO of ActivEdge Technologies, Mr George Agu, said this partnership is designed to allow banks in West Africa to enjoy the benefits of a complete mobile platform at an affordable price.

The partnership will allow banks to boost their market share, offer flexible and convenient services to the expanding mobile customer base and the unbanked population.

The partnership deal accredits ActivEdge Technologies to now provide the following SAP solutions: SAP Mobile Banking, SAP Mobile Inclusive Banking, SAP Mobile Consumer Payments, SAP Mobile Remittance, SAP Mobile TopUp and SAP Mobile Payments.

Agu noted : "The benefits as a result of this partnership for the banking industry in West Africa are vast-leveraging a technology built on the most open and standards-based mobile application development platform SAP Mobile Platform, with prebuilt modules for inclusive mobile commerce banking services, that rapidly and cost-effectively deliver scalable and secure user-centric mobile apps. While giving banks the freedom to be as innovative as they can ever be with custom services with which they can delight their customers, inspire loyalty, reduce support costs and increase revenue. ActiveEdge is proud of its partnership with SAP."

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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