MUNDELEIN, Ill. (October 25, 2011) – Utopia, Inc., a leading data consulting and services provider, today announced a partnership with NRX, a leading provider of Asset Information Management (AIM) and Governance solutions. This alliance will provide combined consulting and AIM software solutions that support and enhance customer's SAP® systems to improve asset performance and reduce safety and compliance risk in asset intensive industries. Together Utopia and NRX address the expanding industry requirements for managing data to optimize asset and plant operations.
Under this partnership, Utopia, Inc. and NRX will deliver hard dollar return on assets through data integrity and process optimization. Utopia will be providing strategy consulting, implementation services, and best practices pertaining to Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) Master Data Readiness and Sustainment leveraging software solutions from NRX. Additionally, these solutions compliment Utopia's SAP information management practice as they are integrated with SAP ERP and SAP Enterprise Information Management (EIM).
"Success to many of our SAP customers' Enterprise Asset Management initiatives is predicated on establishing a solid foundation of EAM Master Data and taking a holistic approach to the management and sustainment of this data: structured and unstructured over the life of the assets. Utopia is uniquely positioned with proven top-down strategies and practices to strategically implement a cradle to grave plan that drives EAM excellences, improves business performance, and reduces operational risk," said Ian Locke, CEO at NRX.
"We are extremely excited about our partnership with NRX," said Arvind Singh, president and CEO at Utopia, Inc. "Our partnership with NRX provides tangible results by aligning data with asset management to achieve the best business outcome. This alliance will provide the solutions that organizations are seeking for data readiness and sustainment to complement their asset data lifecycle management strategies."
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ABOUT UTOPIA, INC.
Utopia, Inc. is a global data consulting and services firm employing Utopia's proprietary Enterprise Data Lifecycle Management™ (EDLM™) methodology. Utopia's offerings include strategy development, master data management, data migration, data archiving, data quality, and data governance. Utopia is an SAP® Gold Partner in the SAP Consulting Program for North America. Utopia was named North America Services Partner of the Year 2010 by SAP America, Inc. and a Gartner "Cool Vendor in Application Services, 2011." (i)
NRX is the worldwide leader in Asset Information Management (AIM) solutions. Leading companies in asset intensive industries use NRX products to efficiently reduce the time and cost needed to achieve full production on complex capital projects. Asset Hub™ and Maintenance Mentor™ solutions offered by NRX significantly increase asset productivity and reduce operational, safety, and compliance risk over the full operating lifecycle of assets. NRX products are SAP endorsed Business Solutions.
Copyright © 2011 Utopia, Inc., Mundelein, Illinois, USA. All Rights Reserved. SAP and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. (i) Gartner "Cool Vendors in Application Services, 2011" by Susan Tan, Matthew Goldman, Arup Roy, Helen Huntley, Partha Iyengar, Alex Soejarto, Asheesh Raina, April 7, 2011.
JoDee Hale, Global Marketing Manager
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