SNS Announces Signed Agreement in Partnership with Boomi for Implementation of Business-To-Business Integration with Alliance Boots

Sed El Bauchrieh, Lebanon (PressExposure) May 26, 2008 -- The Alliance Boots health and beauty group comprises: • approximately 3,000 retail outlets (including associates) - of which approximately 2,700 have a pharmacy • a wholesale network of over 380 depots (including associates) serving over 125,000 outlets.

With a project of this size and the number of different applications to be integrated, the choice of the integration layer application becomes critical. Alliance Boots has opted for the use of Boomi Visual Integration Platform to ensure the synchronisation and data integrity of the different databases of their applications: CRM, ERP, WMS, TMS. The integration solution will be deployed at all sites starting with the France offices as a first go-live.

Boomi improves the efficiency and effectiveness of different size businesses by enabling B2B, application and data integration in one easy-to-deploy, simple-to-use product. Boomi's integration projects are up and running in weeks, not months, and do not require highly technical programming resources.

SNS has proven over the last few years its competency in different integration projects around the Gulf and Middle-East and was also highly involved in several projects in Europe using, among others, the Boomi integration tool. Its highly professional and experienced technical consultants and its numerous achievements on various engagements have incited Boomi to choose SNS as a partner on this strategic project.

"SNS has been reselling our product for sometime now and handling the design and implementation of integration interfaces at clients' site," said Mr. Bob Moul, CEO of Boomi Inc. "Their success record has pushed us in requiring their services and expertise on this project."

"We are proud to sign this project along side Boomi with Alliance Boots" said Mario Ghosn, General Manager of SNS. "Integration projects are always critical and require a lot of effort and I know our technical consultants will rise to the challenge."

About Alliance Boots

The merger between Alliance UniChem and Boots Group which was completed on 31 July 2006 created an international pharmacy-led health and beauty group operating in more than 15 countries (including associates) across the world.

The combined skills, strengths and brands of Alliance Boots makes them Europe's leading pharmacy-led health and beauty group.

Alliance Boots offers a strong combination of pharmacy, pharmaceutical wholesaling, wholesale, retail, acquisition and brand management experience.

About Boomi

Boomi, headquartered just outside Philadelphia - USA, is a leading provider of business integration software for small and mid-sized business (SMBs). Boomi was founded on the premise of making powerful integration capabilities available to SMBs who have challenging integration requirements but cannot afford the time and expense associated with implementing complex integration solutions typically employed by larger enterprises.

About SNS

SNS (Supply Network Solutions) is a leading provider of superior supply chain services including distribution center design, system integration and implementation, training, support, solution development and supply chain consulting. SNS provides its services to companies operating in various industries such as third party logistics, distribution, wholesale, retail and freight forwarding. SNS’ cutting-edge services are delivered by a professional team of supply chain specialists with a highly customer-oriented culture.

SNS is a privately-held company with offices in the Middle-East area and with operations spanning globally through a strong partnership network in Europe, Asia and North America. For additional information, visit the SNS website at

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Press Release Submitted On: May 23, 2008 at 6:41 am
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