The CitySoft Group is pleased to announce the finalization of a Joint Venture agreement with xGlobal Sdn Bhd for the delivery of Sage X3 business management solution software and services in Asia.

CitySoft has been a leading provider of Sage solutions in Australia for many years and has recently followed its clients into the Asia region. xGlobal, a member company of the Titanfour Group delivering Oracle Applications, has been actively involved in Sage X3 business in Malaysia region since 2012.

"The JV will combine local regional representation from xGlobal with strong Sage product empowerment from CitySoft to create a platform that penetrates the market for X3 sales and project delivery in the SE Asian region", said Anthony Russo, Managing Director of the CitySoft Group. Mr Marshall Gan, xGlobal Director said "the relationship with CitySoft will assist us locally in accelerating and ramping up our functional and technical servicing teams for Sage".

The JV announcement follows recent substantial CitySoft Sage project wins in the region for ITS Holdings Sdn Bhd, who deliver laboratory turnkey solutions as well as medical, environmental and science products distribution in 7 countries throughout SE Asia; and McBride FortLab personal care liquids manufacturing operations in Malaysia and Vietnam.

Ian Hill, Sales and Marketing Director for CitySoft said "we are excited about the readiness of Asia for Sage X3 solutions and we expect CitySoft Asia to double our sales turnover within 3 years". "We see Asia as a highly vibrant business culture, diligent in the constant pursuit of efficiency improvements in serving their customers and reducing unit costs with an intensity above the ordinary. Such an environment is the perfect entry point for a business management solution like Sage X3".

Sage X3 is an advanced business management solution for mid-size enterprises that can be delivered through the cloud with its innovative cross platform application build on HTML5 technology platform combined with business process functional depth and breadth across Financials, Distribution and Manufacturing footprints.  The platform also enables CitySoft to provide their customers "solution design by innovation" given the highly flexible, functionally rich and customizable business processes.

 About Sage PLC: Formed in 1981, Sage was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and entered the FTSE 100 in 1999. Sage has over 6 million customers and more than 14,000 employees in 24 countries covering the UK & Ireland, mainland Europe, North America, South Africa, Australia, Asia, and Brazil. Sage has a long and proud history in Asia build historically on Sage 300 their tier 3 business system for SME’s.