SAP enters in a new partnership agreement with Turnkey Consulting to deliver governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions to Australian customers

SYDNEY, AustraliaSAP announced today that IT security company, Turnkey Consulting, has signed as a new channel reseller partner for Australia. Turnkey Consulting will offer SAP’s governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions to Australian customers, as well as provide rapid implementation and ongoing service and support.

“We welcome Turnkey Consulting as a new channel partner in Australia,” said Matt Bolton, Head of Indirect Sales, SAP ANZ. “Their technical competency in all security related technologies across the SAP Solution Set will help customers create more value by incorporating governance, risk and compliance into their strategy, planning and operational execution.”

“Initial customer feedback on version 10.0 of SAP BusinessObjects GRC has been highly positive as it addresses key business needs for many organisations,” said Ed Davis, Director, Turnkey Consulting. “This partnership with SAP will allow Turnkey to provide customers across all industries with enterprise-wide security solutions that enable them to proactively develop and manage robust risk strategies for today’s corporate environment.”

As an existing SAP service partner, Turnkey Consulting already offers a range of SAP consulting services. Extending these services into the Australian market, Turnkey Consulting will now combine its extensive consulting experience in delivering information security and the SAP GRC suite to enable companies to standardise and control their key operational security processes.

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About Turnkey Consulting
Turnkey Consulting is a specialist IT security company that combines business consulting with technical implementation to deliver information security solutions in support of SAP systems. It focuses on the delivery of specialised services in support of SAP solutions in the areas of security and governance, risk and compliance (GRC). It works with service providers, audit partners and SAP clients directly to provide the security controls and solutions that safeguard and complement a company’s implementation of an SAP system. Clients include systems integrators, blue chip organisations and a number of government agencies. The company was established in 2004 and has offices in the UK, Australia, Germany and the US. For more information, visit www.turnkeyconsulting.com.

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Wendy Hill, Tel: +612 9935 4503, E: wendy.hill@sap.com
Andy Sephton, Recognition PR, Tel: +612 9252 2266, E: asn@recognition.com.au