|[December 27, 2012]
BluePhoenix Solutions Partners with WAZ Informatique Inc. to Deliver IT Legacy Modernization Solutions in Quebec, Canada
HERZLIA, Israel --(Business Wire)--
(NASDAQ: BPHX), the leading provider of tools and services for
modernizing legacy systems and applications, and WAZ Informatique Inc.,
a company specialized in providing Information Technology consulting
services, announce that they have partnered to deliver legacy
modernization solutions for several large Canadian clients. These
clients have selected BluePhoenix Solutions (News - Alert) for its innovative tools,
proven methodology, and global experience to convert legacy mainframe
applications to modern open standard platforms.
BluePhoenix and WAZ Informatique Inc. have partnered to provide legacy
modernization technology and services for several Canadian customers.
These engagements result in reduced IT operational costs, reduced
operational risks, along with improved customer focused service and
operations. What sets BluePhoenix and WAZ apart from the competitions is
the automated technology that delivers consistent results and reliable
milestones. The engagements have aggressive milestones and completion
dates which satisfy strategic plans to incrementally modernize legacy
"BluePhoenix can extend our modernization capabilities in Canada because
of our strategic partnership with WAZ Informatique Inc. We are excited
to work on these new projects with WAZ because of their capabilities and
superior reputation throughout Quebec," said David Wurman, VP of Sales
at BluePhoenix. "Our modernization technology and 20 years of global
enterprise exprience, along with local presence and credibility of WAZ
Informatique Inc., are distinctive reasons for client selection of
BluePhoenix modernization solutions."
"Our clients are very selective with the technology companies they hire.
BluePhoenix has the innovative modernization tools that our clients
demand to meet their requirements. BluePhoenix successfully completes
modernization engagements with speed, precision and competence. We're
excited to deliver these modernization projects in Canada," stated
Frédéric Gingras, President of WAZ Informatique Inc.
About BluePhoenix Solutions
BluePhoenix Solutions Ltd. (NASDAQ: BPHX) is the leading provider of
legacy IT modernization conversion solutions. The BluePhoenix portfolio
includes a comprehensive suite of tools and services from global IT
asset assessment and impact analysis to automated database and
application migration. Leveraging over 20 years of best-practice domain
expertise, BluePhoenix works closely with its customers to ascertain
which assets should be migrated, redeveloped, or wrapped for reuse as
services or business processes, to protect and increase the value of
their business applications and legacy systems with minimized risk and
BluePhoenix provides modernization solutions to companies from diverse
industries and vertical markets such as automotive, banking and
financial services, insurance, manufacturing, and retail. BluePhoenix
has 6 offices in the USA, UK, Italy, Romania, and Israel.
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