ROFF consolidates its partnership with EDP with an application maintenance contract

ROFF, the Portuguese market leader in implementing SAP solutions, strengthens its strategic partnership with EDP through a contract to provide application maintenance services.
The agreement, valid to 2017, makes ROFF responsible for the maintenance and development of most of the energy utility's SAP ERP systems.

ROFF will provide remote application maintenance and development support to various countries besides Portugal, such as Belgium, France, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, UK and USA from its offices in Portugal, with 50 staff dedicated to the contract.

"We are extremely pleased to note the confidence shown by EDP.This contract allows ROFF to firmly consolidate its position as leader of the national market for the implementation of SAP solutions and establishes a commitment that demonstrates we are dedicated to creating value and making the difference for our customers."

Francisco Febrero, CEO of ROFF

The signed contract is the result of close collaboration between the two companies, dating back to 2011, and the consolidation of three major projects in 2013 and 2014, namely: the implementation of the SAP Human Resources modules for Portuguese companies of the group, the technological design of a SAP enterprise solution covering the Financial, Logistics, Planning, Budgeting and Business Intelligence areas and its subsequent implementation, on which around 80 consultants were engaged for a year. The three projects mentioned represent an investment over EUR 6 million.

ROFF has stepped up its growth in recent years through a strategy of sustained growth in the domestic market, which includes winning large accounts in addition to increased focus on the SME segment, as well as internationalization, based on the opening of new branches abroad, the most recent in Macau and Nyon. ROFF has also grown in terms of human resources, hiring around 130 consultants in 2013. The company's turnover in 2013 exceeded EUR 50 million.