News release

Date: 9th June 2008

System Associates Announces Channel Partnership at GC Expo

GC Expo, Earl’s Court, London. June 9th 2008: System Associates has become a new channel partner for Sitecore UK Ltd. The partnership will enable System Associates to provide a .NET content management solution as well as its in-house Java-based system, providing System Associates customers with a full content management offering, according to customer preference and in-house expertise.

System Associates provides a wide range of web services including content management, web design, digital asset management, web security, hosting, single sign-on and project management, primarily within the public sector. The partnership will enable Sitecore to have a greater reach within the public sector and will enable System Associates to provide an enhanced content management offering.

Claire Simpson, director for System Associates comments: “Sitecore UK has a strong reputation for its content management system and increasingly .NET solutions have been specified in tender documents. By becoming a channel partner, we can work closely with Sitecore to continue to provide a fully-outsourced Internet service where we can project manage and deliver a complete portfolio of web solutions.”

System Associates offers outsourced services to a number of clients in the public sector including HM Treasury, the British Library, National College for School Leadership, the Coal Authority, London Connects, NICE and the Health Protection Agency.

Simon Bartolo, managing director of Sitecore UK comments: “We are very selective about our partners and were impressed with System Associates’ pedigree within the public sector. We are both award-winning companies and we hope to be able to help grow each other’s business further into the future.”

Sitecore is a global company, represented in over 40 countries and highly committed to solutions through channel partners. Sitecore received the prestigious “Cool Vendor” award for 2008 from Gartner Consulting and won EContent’s “EContent 100” award in 2007.

System Associates is a privately held company and is ISO9001:2000, ISO27001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited. It has achieved Investor in People status and is Windsor & Maidenhead’s Small Business of the Year 2005 and recipient of the award for Best Use of Technology 2007.

The new Sitecore Web CMS 6.0 will be demonstrated in the product demonstration area at GC Expo on June 10th at 10.30am and 11th at 2.20pm. Alternatively, it can be viewed on System Associates’ stand, number 715.

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Media Enquiries:
Kimberley Gray – PR Consultant
Tel: 0118 969 4904/07884 405835

System Associates
Claire Simpson – Director
Tel: 01628 511662

About System Associates
System Associates operates within the public sector and other highly regulated industries, to provide enterprise-wide web solutions including portal technology, joined-up services, content management, single sign-on, digital asset management and search engine technology, as well as hosting, security and ongoing consultancy and project-management.

The company has strong expertise in e-GIF and government-related specifications, accessibility, technical architecture, project management, databases and integration. System Associates has developed a number of high profile e-Government solutions including Local Directgov, Your London, the Learning Gateway, Collect Britain, London eAdmissions and Choice.

The privately held company is ISO9001:2000, ISO27001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accredited, has achieved Investor in People status and is Windsor & Maidenhead’s Small Business of the Year 2005 and Recipient of the award for Best Use of Technology 2007. For more information visit

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