Symmetry Corporation Now an SAP Hosting Partner and an SAP-Certified Provider of Hosting Services

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Symmetry Corporation today announced it is now an SAP(®) hosting partner and its hosting service has been certified by SAP, marking an important development in the relationship between Symmetry and SAP. Symmetry passed a rigorous audit by SAP to achieve certification of its hosting services. This is further confirmation of Symmetry's proven methodology for managing SAP application-based environments.

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With 14 years experience in Basis-managed services, we understand that SAP is not just another app on the net; it is critical to business operations.

Symmetry Corporation, an industry leader in providing expert Basis and security services in support of SAP(®) solutions, today announced it is now an SAP hosting partner and its hosting service has been certified by SAP AG.

"Being an SAP-certified provider of hosting services is confirmation of Symmetry's proven methodology for managing SAP application-based environments," said Dan Wilhelms, president of Symmetry Corporation. "As an SAP hosting partner, we are ideally positioned to support our clients' infrastructure, now and in the future.

"As concepts like cloud computing drive the IT industry towards a centralized, hosted model, Symmetry's clients know that we can draw upon our experience as 'Basis experts', and through our hosting partnership with SAP, we can continue as leaders in SAP best practices for emerging trends," added Wilhelms.

Symmetry achieved certification of its hosting services from SAP after passing a rigorous audit of its infrastructure, technical staff, and operations. The audit found that Symmetry meets SAP standards for technical operations and internal process controls, and that it is consistently able to deliver a secure, high-quality service to customers. SAP hosting partners are recertified on a regular basis to help ensure continual high standards of service delivery.

"Symmetry's status as an SAP hosting partner in the U.S. with hosting services certified by SAP is an important progression in our successful relationship," said Michael Ressemann, global head of BPO Solution Delivery and Partner Enablement at SAP. "Through this partnership, SAP customers will benefit from comprehensive hosted applications from Symmetry, allowing them to focus their resources on meeting core business challenges."

"Symmetry is differentiated from other providers of application hosting services because of our SAP-centric approach," said Frank Powell, chief operating officer at Symmetry. "With 14 years experience in Basis-managed services, we understand that SAP is not just another app on the net; it is critical to business operations."

The Sym-Hosting(SM) service from Symmetry provides peace of mind by mitigating many of the traditional concerns related to hosting, allowing clients to focus resources on their core business. The Symmetry hosting methodology provides 24x7 production support and ongoing maintenance as well as support services for infrastructure, implementation and security. The Sym-Hosting model relies on dedicated resources to ensure that each client's data is secure and optimized; clients never suffer performance issues or downtime as a result of shared servers or infrastructure. In another break from the traditional hosting model, Sym-Hosting clients pay for rack space, rather than by the gigabyte, so that growing businesses are not penalized for their increasing storage requirements.

To learn more about Symmetry's SAP certified hosting service and Basis managed services, please visit

Sym-Hosting and Sym-Remote are service marks of Symmetry Corp. SAP, SAP NetWeaver, and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in several countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

About Symmetry Corporation:
Symmetry Corporation, celebrating its 14th year of service excellence, provides technical implementation and operations solutions in support of SAP applications and for the enterprise security marketplace. With experience in more than 200 implementations of SAP solutions and currently managing over 80 out-sourcing customers, Symmetry has been a pioneer in defining the best practices for SAP technical administration. Symmetry's flagship product is its Sym-Remote(SM): "Basis Complete" Technical Managed Services for SAP applications. The service provides SAP Basis and security administration, database management, and OS administration for customers nationwide. Symmetry is 100% U.S. based, with services delivered primarily from a Center of Excellence in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Symmetry also provides a full range of innovative, packaged-service offerings for new implementations of SAP solutions, upgrades of the SAP NetWeaver® technology platform, and security remediation projects. For more information visit

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