PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 26 Intelligroup Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ITIG), an information technology and outsourcing services provider principally focused on enterprise resource planning (ERP) and extended ERP solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Almac Clinical Services to implement a Clinical Services Ordering and Supply Management Operating System (COSMOS) based on Oracle E-Business Suite(R) Release 12, Oracle Clinical and integration with multiple third-party systems. COSMOS will further integrate, standardize and globalize Almac Clinical Services processes across Almac's locations, and is a key component of the continued expansion of Almac's value added services directed at the clinical supply marketplace. The agreement was announced by Dr. Robert Dunlop, President and Managing Director, Almac Clinical Services and Vikram Gulati, President and Chief Executive Officer of Intelligroup, at Almac Clinical Services' headquarters in Craigavon, Northern Ireland.
Intelligroup was selected for the project following a rigorous five month process. The multi-million dollar agreement, which represents the first time the two companies have worked together, will include approximately 50 resources working for a period of 18 months.
"Selecting a partner who possesses a comprehensive understanding of our business and strong skills across all phases of the life cycle with Oracle E-Business Suite(R) Release 12 implementations was of paramount importance to us," said Dr. Robert Dunlop, Managing Director of Almac Clinical Services. "Intelligroup presents an excellent strategic partner for this project, demonstrating a thorough understanding of our business and ERP and a track record of executing Oracle rollouts across all phases of implementation."
"Intelligroup is very pleased to have been selected by Almac," stated Vikram Gulati, President & Chief Executive Officer of Intelligroup. "Our fundamental focus is on our clients, and I believe our ability to help clients achieve business value with Oracle solutions is unmatched in the industry. The expertise of our Oracle team, along with that of our Life Sciences practice, were instrumental in securing this project. We are committed to meeting the objectives of the COSMOS project and look forward to a long and successful partnership with Almac."
About Intelligroup, Inc.
Intelligroup is an ERP-focused enterprise applications systems integrator providing consulting, implementation, testing, application management and other IT services for global corporations. The Company possesses deep expertise and proprietary tools in industry-specific enterprise solutions and has been recognized by clients, partners including SAP and Oracle and IT industry analysts for consistently exceeding expectations. Intelligroup won the 2007 global annual Pinnacle Award from SAP, was a finalist in Oracle 2007 Titan Awards, and was recognized by NASSCOM as a Top 100 Innovator. Intelligroup's global service delivery model combines onsite teams and offshore development capabilities to deliver solutions that accelerate results, reduce costs and generate meaningful ROI for clients. Intelligroup clients include Varian Medical, Reckitt Benckiser, Royal Greenland, SAP, GE, Magellan, Hershey's, Eastman Chemical and Hitachi.
About Almac Clinical Services
Almac Clinical Services is a global company focused on clinical trial supply solutions, with sites in Craigavon (UK), Audubon (PA, USA) and Durham (NC, USA). Almac Clinical Services enable clients to meet their trial start dates by leveraging skilled and experienced personnel coupled with robust quality systems and operational flexibility. Services provided include blinding, packaging, labelling, global distribution, QP release, analytical testing, drug supply management and online randomisation.
The Almac Group comprises five closely integrated divisions offering a broad range of services from R&D, translational genomic services, API manufacture, product development, clinical trial supply and technology (IVRS/EDC), to commercial-scale manufacture. Almac provides services to over 600 companies including all the world leaders in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
The company has over 2,200 employees and is headquartered in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. US operations are based in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and California. Construction of the company's new $100m North American Headquarters started in July 08 and is expected to be completed 2010.
To find out more about Almac visit www.almacgroup.com.
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