PRESS RELEASE Westchester, IL and Mumbai, India – Jan 3, 2013

Protera and AG–Technologies join forces to offer global IT outsourcing services to help SAP centric organizations streamline their IT operations and better control associated expenses.

Chicago, IL - December 17, 2012. Protera Technologies a leader in global IT outsourcing services and AG Technologies an IT services company focusing in SAP and Microsoft technologies have joined forces to offer IT services based on a combination of near-shore and off-shores resources. The partnership is structured to meet the demands of European and US corporations for global enterprise application integration and support services. Protera and AG-Technologies have aligned their rapid and agile services delivery models to offer comprehensive service agreements that allow their customers to fully leverage the benefits of local business culture and a deep pool of global resources.

By integrating the respective benefits on-shore and off-shore services Protera and AG-Technologies enable the customers to increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of their global IT operations. Customers will also leverage this partnership to accelerate the success of their IT projects in the context of Business transformation situations involving operations located in multiple time zone and diverse IT technologies.

"As we serve more and more global customers with international operations we are pleased to enter in this partnership with AG-Technologies and offer our industry best practices based services around the globe and fully address global IT outsourcing requirements" commented Dean Adamopoulos the CEO of Protera Technologies. "With this partnership we are leveraging the unique benefits of Protera's services delivery expertise in support of SAP centric solutions and the broad range of IT talent AG-Technologies makes available around the globe"

"The Partnership with Protera will provide customers the flexibility to choose onsite and offshore services and gain advantages of global presence along with offshore costs" added Anish Geonka the CEO AG-Technologies.


About Protera
Protera (www.protera.biz) is a global on demand hosting, Cloud services, AMS and total IT outsourcingprovider fully dedicated to serving the SAP Ecosystem. Protera Technologies has developed a state of the art delivery platform ("AppCare") that enables an array of global IT solutions from Total IT Outsourcing to point solutions such as On-Demand SAP Hosting, Cloud services, Microsoft Exchange, Sharepoint, Fax services, Citrix, IBM Webspere, Disaster Recovery, Network Management and Remote Application Management. The AppCare platform brings together the comprehensiveness of atotal IT solution along with the flexibility, robustness and cost effectiveness of On-Demand/Cloud innovations. Protera has been awarded the following SAP certifications: AMS, Hosting, Cloud Services and Mobility Hosting.

The organization was formed in 1998 in Chicago, IL. it’s management team includes the former head of IBM’s SAP applications on demand group and the former CEO of Nexus Technologies, a pioneer in managed hosting services for SAP. Protera’s founders have remotely managed or provided fully hosted solutions for Rockwell, BP, Abbott Labs, Quaker Oats, Coca-Cola, Akzo Nobel, Kimberly Clark, SAP America, and Siemens among others.


About AG Technologies
AG Technologies Pvt. Ltd. www.ag-technologies.com is a CMMi Level 5 company, ISO 9001:2008 certified (Quality Management System) and ISO 27001:2005 certified (Information Security Management System). The company is a premier end-to-end solution provider in Microsoft technologies and SAP and is headquartered in India with global offices in New York (headquarters), New Jersey and development center in India.

The focus is delivering high quality, cost effective solutions in two practices, SAP and Microsoft. AG Technologies provides implementation and support services in all areas of Microsoft, SAP, and related technologies.