JD Edwards System Integrator Forza Consulting, Partners with Magic Software

  • Or Yehuda, Israel
  • January 26, 2010

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC), a global provider of application platformsand business and process integration solutions, today announced a new partnership deal with Forza Consulting, an Oracle and JD Edwards system integrator. 

With customers throughout Europe, Forza Consulting will be using Magic Software’s iBOLT code-free business integration platform to extend the capabilities and usage of Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and JD Edwards World ERP systems, by integrating them with the entire range of business processes within the enterprise and business environment.

Richard van de Bospoort, Managing Director of Forza Consulting said, “As part of our mission to provide all services related to Oracle JD Edwards software, we are very happy to now have on board the iBOLT business integration suite. This code-free integration platform will enable us to improve the speed of JD Edwards integration and is intuitive and business-focused enough to allow us to adapt every integration scenario easily to the growing and future needs of our customers.”

We are very pleased to be partnering with Forza Consulting, a leading system integrator and software provider in our region,” said John Verwaaijen, General Manager for Magic Software Benelux. “With the iBOLT integration suite as part of their arsenal, Forza’s customers can expand the scope and range of their JD Edwards applications and even begin to look at best of breed solutions.”

With more than 50 iBOLT adapters, wizards, services and methods, iBOLT allows any size organization to create continuous business processes based on JD Edwards. The solution utilizes Magic Software’s proven metadata-based business integration framework to empower business analysts and JDE administrators to manage business processes using code-free visually oriented process design tools.

Through integration, iBOLT helps users get more value from their IT investments by automating manual and repetitive workflows and freeing sales teams to focus on selling. With an integrated view of company data, management and employees can make more informed business decisions, get more value from each business interaction and achieve faster time to market for their products and services.

Magic Software has JD Edwards customers and installations worldwide and JD Edwards partners including Forza Consulting, iConsortium, Oracular, The Nantucket Group and Team Cain.

iBOLT Resources


Notes for Editors

iBOLT’s code-free approach is facilitated by a pre-compiled and pre-configured coding engine based upon Magic Software’s 25 years of application development experience. This enables both simple and complex business processes to be designed and implemented quickly and easily – and also makes it more cost-efficient to assimilate and integrate future IT application acquisitions.

iBOLT works natively with systems such as SAP Business One,SAP Business All in OneSAP R/3Salesforce.comOracle JD EdwardsIBM i applications and databases (AS/400),Lotus Notes applications, forms and databases, Health Care systems using HL7, EDI systems, and many more.

The iBOLT business and process integration suite has won SAP’s quality and innovation awards for three consecutive years in a row, from 2006 to 2008.

About Forza Consulting

Forza Consulting is a consultancy practice that stands for strong solutions and excellent services. It is a full service offering systems Integrator, providing all services related to the delivery, implementation, migration, integration and maintenance of Oracle JD Edwards software. The expertise and experience of its technical and functional consultants is highly appreciated by Oracle JD Edwards and their customers. With the majority of its customers in the Benelux and Scandinavia, Forza Consulting focuses on delivering its services to European based companies. Forza Consulting is based in Soest, in the Netherlands.

About Magic Software

Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. (NASDAQ: MGIC) is a global provider of multiple-mode application platform solutions – including Full Client, Rich Internet Applications (RIA), Mobile or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) modes – and business and process integration solutions. Magic Software has 10 offices worldwide and a presence in over 50 countries with a global network of ISV’s, system integrators, value-added distributors and resellers, and consulting and OEM partners. The company’s award-winning code-free solutions give partners and customers the power to leverage existing IT resources, enhance business agility and focus on core business priorities.  Magic Software’s technological approach, product roadmap and corporate strategy are recognized by leading industry analysts. Magic Software has partnerships with global IT leaders including SAP AG, salesforce.com, IBM and Oracle. For more information about Magic Software and its products and services, visit www.magicsoftware.com, and for more about our industry related news, business issues and trends, read the Magic Software Blog.

Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary significantly based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, risks in product and technology development, market acceptance of new products and continuing product conditions, both here and abroad, release and sales of new products by strategic resellers and customers, and other risk factors detailed in the Company’s most recent annual report and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Magic is the trademark of Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. All other trademarks are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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Maarten Westdorp
Magic Software
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Arita Mattsoff
Magic Software
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Email: arita@magicsoftware.com

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