SYSPRO, a developer of best-of-breed, award-winning enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for on-premise, mobile and cloud-based utilization, today announced that the company has been named a finalist for the Orange County Technology Alliance annual High-Tech Innovation Awards in the category "Outstanding Private Company."
SYSPRO was selected for its innovative SYSPRO Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software product that enables manufacturers and distributors to achieve operational efficiencies, improve bottom line results and implement sustainable initiatives within their business processes. SYSPRO ERP software facilitates cost-cutting, time savings, revenue growth and a reduced carbon footprint in such areas as product lifecycle management (PLM), order demand capture, sourcing, technology and integration infrastructure, procurement and other areas of the supply chain.
SYSPRO is also being recognized for the company’s outstanding customer service, which has resulted in one of the highest customer retention rates in the industry, as well as the company’s support of the OC community. Exemplifying this support, Joey Benadretti, SYSPRO USA President, was named University of California, Irvine, Mentor of the Year in 2013.
"We are honored to have been selected as a finalist for Company of the Year in this year’s awards," says Benadretti. "The OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation Awards have become an important tradition for recognizing Orange County, California, as a center for technology innovation. We are proud that SYSPRO software and the high caliber of services SYSPRO offers have helped to build Orange County’s reputation as a high-tech enclave."
"Orange County is home to many outstanding technology companies and choosing from the nominations was no easy task," said Peter M. Craig, OC Tech Alliance Chairman. "We congratulate SYSPRO as a finalist in this very competitive category. The company has certainly achieved high standards for technology innovation here in Orange Country as well as nationally and globally."
In addition to the product awards, OC Tech Alliance will recognize excellence among chief executives leading Orange County-based tech companies as well as local tech companies innovating in the areas of product development, financial accountability and industry leadership. The OC Tech Alliance will also recognize the most innovative products coming out of OC tech companies.
OC Tech Alliance celebrates educators and students at the Gala for their innovative use of science, math and technology in the classroom and the community in conjunction with Project Tomorrow. This organization is the nation’s leading education non-profit group focused on preparing today’s students to be tomorrow’s innovators.
About Orange County Technology Alliance
Orange County Technology Alliance is a 501©6 nonprofit trade association committed to fast-forwarding the local innovation economy. It is the successor organization to the Orange County Council of TechAmerica and AeA. It is the only technology association addressing the needs of small-to-midsize technology companies and their leaders based in Orange County, Calif. The alliance serves members through local networking, professional development, state and federal advocacy, savings on business services and industry recognition.
About Project Tomorrow
Project Tomorrow (tomorrow.org), a national education non-profit organization headquartered in Irvine, Calif., supports the innovative uses of research-based science, math, and technology resources to develop critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in K 12 students. Project Tomorrow addresses the challenges of developing schools for the 21st Century through national research projects, community and school-base programs, online tools and resources and advocacy efforts to ensure that all students are prepared to be tomorrow’s leaders, innovators and engaged citizens of the world.
SYSPRO (syspro.com) is one of the longest standing and largest independent, international providers of ERP systems for mid-market manufacturers and distributors worldwide. SYSPRO has for more than 35 years delivered on its promise to provide thousands of its customers globally with the tools required to effectively operate and compete. Backed by a truly dedicated and professional team of employees and partners around the world, the company’s ability to innovate and develop technologies based on the needs of customers is one of the reasons why SYSPRO enjoys one of the highest retention rates in the industry.