Gartner Positions Dolphin Partner PBS Software in the “Challengers” Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement

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PBS Software positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Challengers” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement"

Dolphin Enterprise Solutions Corporation and its partner PBS Software, a leading provider of supplementary software solutions for Information Lifecycle Management with SAP in the areas of data archiving, extraction, and storage, today announced PBS Software has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Challengers” quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement.”

Dolphin, the largest reseller and solution implementer for PBS structured data archiving solutions for SAP systems in North America, has been a partner for 15 years. Through the partnership, both companies have helped customers running SAP systems lower costs, improve performance, and mitigate risk.

“We want to congratulate PBS Software on their movement from a ‘Niche Player’ in the 2014 Gartner Magic Quadrant report to a ‘Challenger’ in 2015,” said Werner Hopf, CEO, Dolphin. “Together with PBS, we provide sound data lifecycle management strategy to customers working in an SAP environment.”

“We are thrilled to be included in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement for the second consecutive year,” said Günther Reichling, Managing Director, PBS Software. “We believe it serves as confirmation of our goal to enable customers to successfully restructure their SAP archiving solutions, and to continue providing our customers with quality support.”

The Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement will be available for download soon.

Source: Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Structured Data Archiving and Application Retirement, Garth Landers, Alan Dayley, Sheila Childs, 16 June 2015.

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About PBS Software GmbH
PBS Software GmbH is a leading provider of SAP add-on software in the field of data archiving, extraction and storage as well as system decommissioning, and has over 20 years experience and know-how on complex, integrated data access for archived SAP data. PBS specializes in software development and its partners deliver consulting and sales support worldwide.

About Dolphin
Dolphin leads the way in business performance improvement for companies running SAP solutions and manages both data and processes. From data and information lifecycle management to end-to-end solutions for procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes based on SAP software, Dolphin helps deliver a competitive advantage that drives cost savings, optimizes cash flows and fosters a lower total cost of ownership. Leveraging SAP technology, Dolphin’s data lifecycle and business process management solutions and add-on applications with SAP-certified integration have built-in flexibility, and are designed to be tailored to each customer’s specific business processes and IT environments.

The company was founded in 1995 and has offices in San Jose, CA, Philadelphia, PA and Toronto, Canada. Dolphin’s smart, adaptable and proven solutions are implemented by hundreds of companies across North America and around the world. Among Dolphin customers are more than one-third of Fortune 100™ companies that are also running SAP solutions. To learn more, email us at or visit

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