Relying on its powerful European services centers, Bull has tied close partnerships with the main publishers in the field.
Alphinat publishes the SmartGuide™ software suite, which facilitates interactions between an organization and its customers, employees and partners.
Applications designed using the SmartGuide™ suite enable businesses and governments to serve their customers and citizens more effectively at a minimal cost and in very tight timescales.
Alphinat has chosen Bull as its partner, to market and integrate the Alphinat SmartGuide™ software suite. The partnership is a natural extension of the collaboration between the two companies following the successful implementation of the MDEL (Mes Démarches En Ligne or My On-line Procedures) project which forms part of the www.mon.service-public.fr public services portal for the French State Modernization Agency, the SGMAP.
Bull offers a range of services including expertise, support and developments using this product from its center of expertise in Grenoble.
Bull has integrated SmartGuide™ into its process computerization solution and the Group offers its customers total digital delivery of on-line interactions, procedures and services using SmartGuide™, thanks to a generic, easily reproduced mechanism for designing, formalizing and uploading forms, dialogues, commands, contracts, etc and tracking activity end to end.
World-renowned customers including the French government, the Government of Quebec, Computer Associates, McDonald’s Canada and Molson use Alphinat solutions.
By way of example, Alphinat has developed an innovative e-government solution that is totally focused on citizens’ and businesses’ needs. Alphinat solutions have been recognized as ‘Internet best practice’ by the OECD.
Together, Bull and ITESOFT – manufacturer/integrator and ISV – have built up a lasting partnership in the French market to take on major paperless processing and business process automation programs for both private and public sector customers. Bull and ITESOFT to boost the efficiency of their business processes based on flows of paper or electronic documents (Purchase-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, processing incoming papermails and customer files…), to a significant and measurable degree, by improving productivity and cutting costs while at the same time guaranteeing the reliability and traceability of processing activity from start to finish.
Established in 1984, the ITESOFT group is a software publisher whose solutions are used in 30 countries worldwide. In 2011 the company’s consolidated revenues were €21.7 million and it employed 198 people. ITESOFT has been listed on the Paris Euronext market since February 2001.
ITESOFT has shown its trust in Bull by opting for bullion™ servers, so it can take full advantage of all the benefits of virtualization. Greater processing power, resource sharing, flexibility and cost savings have all been achieved. To find out more, read the press release.
Bull, for its part, has demonstrated its confidence in ITESOFT by using the company’s ITESOFT.FreeMind software solution since 2008 for the automatic computerization, processing, validation and integration of supplier invoices for the all the Group’s business units and subsidiaries.
Bull is an exclusive integration partner of Informatica. As part of its application retirement offering, Bull relies on Informatica technology, using the company’s Data Archive software to archive the data that needs to be preserved. As a manufacturer, solutions integrator and major player in IT hosting and the cloud, Bull operates across the entire IT value chain and guarantees security throughout the project life cycle.