BizSphere was Accepted as Member of 'IBM Global Entrepreneur'

By Bizsphere Ag, PRNE
Sunday, May 1, 2011

In Line With the Smarter Planet Concept IBM Supports the Software and Consulting Company

STUTTGART, Germany, May 2, 2011 - The software and consulting company BizSphere became the latest member of
the IBM Global Entrepreneur initiative. With this program IBM and partners
help the 'next generation of entrepreneurs', who develop software based
innovations to capture emerging business opportunities. As part of the IBM
Smarter Planet program the global campaign started last year in the United
and 2011 in Germany. The IBM Smarter Planet agenda develops
intelligent and environment-friendly solutions. IBM Global Entrepreneur
members receive no-charge access to IBM's software portfolio and support from
IBM experts. Selected companies also have the opportunity to benefit from the
IBM network of decision makers in industry, government, research and

"With its innovative knowledge management solution for sales optimization
BizSphere is an excellent candidate for our initiative which aims to identify
and integrate solutions that help solving today`s challenges in the context
of IBM's vision of a Smarter Planet", said Wieland Köbler, Leader Global
Entrepreneur Deutschland and Director ISV Sales and Development at IBM. "We
are very proud that we have been selected to the IBM Global Entrepreneur
initiative. Our solution structures and manages information in an
'intelligent way', and adds additional value to the data by placing content
in the right context", states Jochen Moll, CEO at BizSphere. "The BizSphere
Sales Enablement platform is used for sales optimization. Existing web
portals, fileserver, CM, CRM and DM systems can be integrated and
consolidated within the BizSphere Solution."

In Germany the initiative was kicked-off at CeBIT 2011 in Hannover. Up to
now, five companies, specialized in e-Commerce, event and fundraising,
process management, marketing and communication asset management as well as
knowledge management have been selected. Launch partners in Germany are, for
example, the Venture Capital companies Wellington Partners and Earlybird.

BizSphere AG is a software and consulting company with its headquarters
in Stuttgart, Germany. In 2006 "BizSphere" was established as a business unit
within SVA GmbH, one of the leading system integrators in Germany. In 2007
this business unit became an independent legal entity as SVA-BizSphere AG,
which is doing business under the name of BizSphere AG since October 2010.
The company is located in Germany with offices in Mainz and Stuttgart and
operates with an international network of staff and consultants.

BizSphere has developed a software platform and consulting framework
supporting companies in solving their Sales Enablement challenges. BizSphere
Sales Enablement Solution optimizes costs and the quality of existing
information by effective structured content. With this solution, sales
representatives are able to use the information they need according to their
requirements and companies will be able to serve and fulfill constantly
changing customer needs within reduced response time. The platform combines
know-how in the areas of semantic and social web (Web 2.0/3.0), as well as
innovative user interface design.

For more information:

    BizSphere AG
    Tamara Vierling

    Christine Paulus
    IBM External Relations


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