basis2 extends reach in North America
Prophecy International has dramatically extended its basis2 product presence
in the large North American utilities market after appointing new partner,
Blackwell Consulting Services.
Based in Chicago USA, Blackwell will sell basis2 into the Public Sector Utility
market with an initial emphasis on the heavily populated South East and Mid West
Blackwell is excited about the basis2 partnership adding a new dimension to
their existing Oracle practice, which now allows them to offer a full Oracle suite
of applications to Utilities.
Peter Barzen, Prophecy's Americas Manager said:"Blackwell, like many other
Oracle partners, had found themselves without a competitive footprint in the
utilities market. The US Public Sector has just over 9,000 utilities managing
close to 100% of the US water market as well as a significant amount of the
Energy market. With basis2 completing the Oracle E-Business utilities footprint,
Blackwell, like our other basis2 partners, now have an opportunity to compete for
the significant utilities market business, which according to research organization
Utilipoint, has 16% of the market out for a replacement CIS. With the complete
utilities footprint, our Oracle partners can effectively differentiate themselves
from many of the competitors that only offer a part of the solution or have
disparate systems cobbled together."
Blackwell and the Prophecy Americas team are already working on a number of
About Blackwell - bcsinc.com
Blackwell Consulting Services (Blackwell) is a national full service, full
life-cycle management and information technology-consulting firm. Blackwell
provides strategy, application, enterprise (ERP), and network and infrastructure
solutions to the Global 1000 and middle market enterprises across various
industries. Their headquarters is in Chicago with 6 other regional offices
across the USA.