Rather than focusing on time-consuming, resource-intensive operational challenges, Weitz has been able to focus our resources on initiatives that deliver enhanced business value to our customers. Congratulations to WTS on 10 years of business. Weitz looks forward to continuing our relationship through their next decade!
Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 25, 2007
WTS, Inc., a leader in application hosting for JD Edwards enterprise software, announced their 10 year corporate anniversary. Founded in 1997, the company was the first to offer hosted solutions for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and World software customers. Today, WTS is the largest provider of hosted solutions and services for the JD Edwards market and is the strategic hosting provider for Oracle's JD Edwards On Demand offering. WTS is a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork.
"I am very proud of what our team of dedicated professionals has accomplished for our customers over the past 10 years," said WTS' President and CEO, Thomas Hughes. "WTS has seen many changes in our industry. Since our inception the WTS business model has proven to deliver a service that has exceeded our customer's expectations. WTS is recognized as a dependable partner that can be trusted to deliver scalable and reliable JD Edwards solutions. Our longevity reflects our corporate focus on Oracle's JD Edwards software, our dedication to operational excellence, and our commitment to exceptional customer service."
"Graniterock has been extremely satisfied with the hosting services provided by WTS," said Steve Snodgrass, CFO of Graniterock. "For over seven years, WTS has provided Graniterock with a reliable, cost effective service that removed the daily challenges of managing an ever-changing ERP solution. By partnering with WTS, Graniterock has been able to focus on providing our customers the construction industry's highest quality products and materials. We trust WTS to manage our applications and underlying technology and keep our applications available, secure and up to date. Congratulations to WTS on completing 10 years of business when many others in the same industry have not survived."
WTS customers experience the benefits of their JD Edwards software from years of WTS experience in applications management and through a well managed IT infrastructure--allowing them to focus on the company's core business. WTS' leadership position can be attributed to its focus on customer satisfaction and its commitment to delivering exceptional hosting services to companies running Oracle's JD Edwards applications.
"The Weitz Company and WTS have enjoyed more than a six year partnership that has allowed Weitz to focus on its core competencies of construction while benefiting from the access to a highly skilled JD Edwards technical staff at WTS, " states Mark Federle, CIO for The Weitz Company. "Rather than focusing on time-consuming, resource-intensive operational challenges, Weitz has been able to focus our resources on initiatives that deliver enhanced business value to our customers. Congratulations to WTS on 10 years of business. Weitz looks forward to continuing our relationship through their next decade!"
WTS, Inc. provides a wide range of services for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World customers including Hosting, Remote Applications Management, Disaster Recovery and complementary product support. Our customers benefit from an industry-proven solution that increases efficiency, enables business and technology change, and reduces IT risk. Oracle® (NASDAQ: ORCL) holds a significant equity interest in WTS. Founded in 1997, WTS is a privately-held corporation, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. Additional information about WTS is available at http://www.wts.com.
About The Weitz Company
Founded in Des Moines, Iowa in 1855, The Weitz Company is the second oldest general building contractor in the United States. By the 1980s, the company expanded its horizons by appealing to the national market, and today Weitz is the 19th largest domestic general building firm and the 19th largest construction manager at risk firm in the United States. For more information, visit http://www.weitz.com.
Graniterock has been headquartered in Watsonville, Calif., since it's founding in 1900. The company's employees work in branch locations in South San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Gilroy, Salinas, Monterey, Oakland, Watsonville, Felton and Santa Cruz. Graniterock supplies construction materials including ready-mix concrete, hot mix asphalt, building materials, landscaping supplies, rock, sand and gravel. Graniterock received the 1992 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the 1994 Governor's Golden State Quality Award. The Company has been one of the 100 Best Places to Work in America by Fortune Magazine for nine years. For more information, visit http://www.graniterock.com.
About the Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 19,000 companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest enterprise software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise and a commitment to doing business with Oracle qualify for the Oracle Certified Partner levels. For additional information on Oracle PartnerNetwork, visit http://oraclepartnernetwork.oracle.com.
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