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Formulate Consulting Select Excel4apps as Partner to Bring Added Value to SAP Customers

26 September 2012
Reseller partnership to help make SAP finance users more efficient and maximise their SAP investment

Staffordshire, UK – 26 September 2012 – Excel4apps, a provider of best-in-class Excel-based inquiry and reporting software, has announced its partnership with Formulate Consulting, a UK-based consultancy in SAP Finance solutions.  As an Excel4apps reseller, Formulate will be combining their extensive SAP knowledge with Excel4apps’ GL Wand reporting solution to deliver a more efficient finance process to organisations in the SAP community.

GL Wand is an SAP-certified integration solution that simplifies reporting by providing a direct link between SAP Financials and an Excel-based interface, without the need for a data warehouse, additional hardware or programming support.

“Formulate are an excellent fit to our company because they hold the same passion and values as we do,” said Dean Jones, Managing Director UK/Europe, for Excel4apps. “They recognise the value of GL Wand for SAP and our other SAP products, and we look forward to seeing our solutions and their expertise combine to help SAP users make the most of their SAP Finance system. The partnership brings a new day for releasing SAP Finance teams from traditional, time-intensive reporting processes.”

An SAP extended business partner, Formulate is a growing company specializing in SAP Finance. “We know nearly all finance teams use Excel, and extracting and sharing data easily in SAP can be an issue. GL Wand gives customers access to fast, flexible reporting by leveraging those Excel skills and liberating finance teams from the frustrations of month end to deliver business critical information,” said Charlotte Taylor, Director at Formulate. “This exciting partnership with Excel4Apps underpins our service, which is about delivering real, tangible business benefit.”

About Excel4apps
Excel4apps is a best-in-class provider of Excel-based reporting and budget-loading software for Oracle and SAP. Designed for financial professionals, the award-winning GL Wand, Reports Wand, Budget Wand and Sales Wand products easily and securely deliver real-time ERP data using Microsoft Excel to save reporting time and effort. Excel4apps serves over 10,000 Oracle and SAP users worldwide, with offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, United Arab Emirates and South Africa. For more information, please visit www.excel4apps.com/sap.

About Formulate
Formulate Consulting provide SAP solutions within the finance divisions of companies. Set up in 2006 in answer to a need for bridging the gap between boardroom objectives and frontline delivery, our talent is in understanding the business objective, and translating this into an SAP outcome.

We are based in the Midlands and deliver our services throughout the UK, Europe and the world. Our value is in our people. All consultants are hand-picked; all are accountancy qualified with usually a decade of SAP experience. Whatever the need; better reporting, client-side support throughout the implementation process or adapting your SAP system for business growth and change, Formulate deliver, irrespective of size of organization or its solution, www.4ormulate.com.
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    Michelle Wallace, Arbonne International, LLC

  • "It’s great to work with a group so committed to providing not only a great product but stellar service as well."

    J Raffensberger (MBA), Corporate Controller, Glatfelters

  • "GL Wand is a fabulous tool, we love it."   

    Donna Holley, Spectranetics

  • "This has to be the quickest ROI we've had on any software investment."

    J Raffensberger (MBA), Corporate Controller, Glatfelters

  • “GL Wand has been a big hit with Cairn’s Finance team."

    Chris Hebden, Cairn Energy PLC

  • "It took less than two hours to train report users. The time savings for everyone is incredible."

    Francis Nocom, Applications Manager, Cochlear

  • “GL Wand has proven extremely valuable in accessing our Oracle data with Excel."

    Michael Hinck, Finance Systems Project Manager, HBO

  • "GL Wand has given our finance users the freedom to think outside the box and be more innovative with performance metrics."

    Martin Stanton, Chief Information Officer, Destination Hotels & Resorts

  • "GL Wand has given our finance users a very flexible tool."

    Paul Simpson, Lancashire County Council