Proceed expands into Canada

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020

Proceed team

Appointment of Country Manager in Canada to drive growth and momentum in the region

London, 20 October 2020: Proceed Group, specialist in SAP data and document management, today announced the appointment of Milan Dantanarayana as Country Manager in Quebec, Canada.  He brings over 20 years of industry experience to Proceed Group, having held positions at several blue-chip organisations such as Cisco, Hewlett Packard and IBM.  At a time of exceptional demand for Proceed’s latest data and document manager tools, including Proceed Cella, and with increasing demand to support SAP® Information Lifecycle Management (SAP ILM) growth in these regions – Dantanarayana will drive growth across the region as businesses look to manage costs, create value and achieve efficiencies across their network.

Proceed Group has grown new customer acquisition significantly over the last 12 months.  Overall, the business has seen customer growth by 50% year on year since 2019.  This rapid growth reflects the ongoing success of its latest tool, and Proceed Cella, its decommissioning system that enables users to decommission multiple SAP and third party systems, while retaining full access to their data.  Recent customers include the likes of: Derbyshire County Council, Maple Leaf Foods (Canada), Sunflag Steel (India), Gloucestershire County Council, and Northern Gas Networks, Croda International and Telia (Nordics).

Nick Parkin, CEO at Proceed Group said, “Despite a difficult year during the pandemic, we’ve continued on a growth trajectory. Canada is a particularly important region for us, and we’ve seen a significant level of interest for our products and services here.  Milan, with his experience in the industry, brings a wealth of talent and expertise to the business, and in this stage of our growth, will be a real asset to the business.”

With a 20-year history in the industry, Proceed Group is an expert in managing the decommissioning of legacy systems and reducing the costs associated with data storage, as well as being specialists in SAP archiving. Proceed Group is an SAP gold partner and works closely with SAP especially in relation to the adoption of SAP ILM and aiding businesses that use SAP solutions on their journey to SAP S/4HANA. Through its specialist services and revolutionary software products, Proceed Group assists in the running of archiving projects and services, the decommissioning of legacy applications and the management of content life cycles.

About Proceed Group

SAP and data management specialist, Proceed Group is a UK headquartered business that has to date helped 650 customers across the globe to improve business and IT performance, reduce costs, increase ROI and assist with data compliance and regulations management. Its services and software tools for SAP automates data archiving, decommissioning and content management processes, allowing businesses to gain business agility, relieve strain on internal resources and increase efficiencies in deployment and maintenance.

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