New SA office in Durban for Software AG

Growing management software specialists Software AG has opened its Durban office as it looks to continue its growth in South Africa and across the continent.

Software AG is one of the top 10 fastest-growing technology companies in the world and ranked as a “leader” in 15 market categories.

Garth Meier, Sales Director, said: “The commercial growth in KZN (KwaZulu-Natal) is a focus area for Software AG.

“Software AG is in a unique position to assist customers based in Durban and Richards Bay in achieving efficient and fast business infrastructure changes required to ensure success.

“Across the automotive, transport and retail industries in KZN, this import and export hub into Africa and the rest of the world is a strategic asset for the country. Recent growth of our KZN customer base makes a local office essential for sales and support into the region.”

Software AG currently has webMethods customers in the automotive, retail and insurance space, including Toyota South Africa, Mass Discounters and McCarthy/Bidvest Financial Services.

The KZN Software AG office consists of seven people with the software company planning to grow it to 20 by the end of next year. It also stated plans to invest in the region in terms of running a graduate support programme on the webMethods and ARIS technologies.

The Software AG internship programme will commence early next year in partnership with existing KZN customers as the company is committed to ensuring the skills required for ongoing business success is created and nurtured in the region.

Natural/Adabas customers in KZN will continue to be supported through the established partnership model with Business Connexion in Durban.

Software AG Durban will offer the full suite of services available in Johannesburg and Cape Town – including training, support, sales and consulting services.

The team in Durban is lead by Andre Muzerie, well known in the KZN region for his experience in property, manufacturing and finance sectors.

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