Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful and intriguing
Mundelein, Ill (June 07, 2011) - Utopia, Inc., a global leader in enterprise data lifecycle management (EDLM) solutions, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors in Application Services, 2011" report by Gartner, Inc. The list "…highlights five companies that approach the application service market with fresh ideas and that deliver the scalable solutions appropriate for small-to-midsize companies.i"
"We are flattered to be recognized by Gartner as a cool vendor. We believe our selection is another affirmation of our success in delivering value to our customers through the ability to leverage data as an asset, from its point of creation through archival," stated Arvind J. Singh, president and CEO, Utopia, Inc. "We've worked hard to establish ourselves as a leader in providing EIM (enterprise information management) services. This is truly a milestone in our company's history and is a springboard for new accomplishments."
Every year Gartner publishes the report to educate CIO's, CTO's, and other technology leaders seeking expertise in enterprise data life cycle issues. By sharing the results of their leading edge research Gartner accelerates industry maturation, and promotes the adoption of innovative concepts sooner than if left to word of mouth.
Utopia has been praised by their influential clients for their customizable capabilities and deep understanding of structured and unstructured data. Enterprise "data focused" methodologies span data strategy through data migration, data quality, data governance, and data archiving. Leading industry experts are employed who fully understand data and utilize elite industry practices.
Customers who have utilized Utopia's services optimize business processes, receive hard dollar savings, and obtain reporting integrity. By deploying a data initiative businesses reduce overall costs and improve efficiencies which enables' them to manage and sustain their enterprise data.
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.
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ABOUT UTOPIA, INC.
Utopia, Inc. is a global services and strategy consulting firm focused exclusively on EDLM. Utopia's offerings range from strategic roadmap development and systems integration to data migration, data archiving, legacy decommissioning, data quality, and data governance services. Utopia is an SAP services partner in the SAP PartnerEdge™ program and an SAP gold partner in the SAP Consulting Partner Program for North America. Utopia was recently named the North America Services Partner of the Year 2010 granted by SAP America, Inc.
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.
Copyright © 2011 Utopia Inc., Mundelein, Illinois, USA. All Rights Reserved. SAP, PartnerEdge 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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