smartShift Named “Cool Vendor” by the World’s Leading Analyst Firm

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Vendors selected for the “Cool Vendor” report are innovative, impactful and intriguing

We deliver a complete, automated ABAP® custom code analysis and transformation within 48 hours, automating more than 95% of code detection and correction - Stefan Hetges, CEO, Cambridge Technology Enterprises

smartShift by Cambridge Technology Enterprises (NSE:CTE), the leading provider of solutions for automated optimization of complex IT systems, today announced the Company has been included in Gartner’s list of of “Cool Vendors in the SAP Ecosystem, 2012” report published on April 6, 2012 by Gartner Analysts Derek Prior, Thomas Otter, Tim Payne, and Joao Tapadinhas. smartShift is an international provider of innovative technologies and solutions that expedite process and reduce cost in SAP upgrade, Unicode conversion, consolidation, and continuous quality assurance projects, while maximizing a company’s SAP ROI.

“We are honored to be recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner,” said Stefan Hetges, CEO of smartShift. “We consider our inclusion as confirmation of our mission to offer automated code remediation for efficient SAP upgrades and more. smartShift’s solutions significantly reduce management time, manual effort and financial assets for organizations involved in managing custom SAP® applications.”

Gartner, the leading information technology analyst firm, publishes a series of annual Cool Vendors reports announcing vendors that offer technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful, and intriguing. This year’s Cool Vendor report on SAP Ecosystem provided in-depth analysis of five “Cool Vendors” with innovative solutions that address recurring SAP customer challenges, such as the user interface, mobile business intelligence, specialized supply chain functionality, batch processing and automatic ABAP® correction.

“What is more exciting is that with smartShift’s patented parser-based approach, we deliver a complete, automated ABAP® custom code analysis and transformation within 48 hours, automating more than 95% of code detection and correction,” continued Stefan Hetges. “Automated code correction during big upgrades, code development and ongoing quality assurance processes expedite faster results, affordable projects, and overall results in an improved, higher quality code meeting all compliance requirements.”

Visit for more information on smartShift’s solutions and for a free analysis on the website.

About Gartner's Cool Vendor Selection Process
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About smartShift
smartShift is the leading provider of automated optimization solutions for complex IT systems. smartShift offers a patented solution that automates not only the detection but correction of code issues in SAP systems without manual intervention, dramatically improving system performance and stability. Perfected over two decades and hundreds of customer implementations, smartShift’s comprehensive solution is designed to deliver error-free results in a very short timeframe. smartShift customers include major global organizations such as BMW, Shell, Commerzbank, Kimberly-Clark, OfficeMax, Scotts, Miracle-Gro. For more information, please visit

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