Markinson Wins Application Partner of the Year at the 2012 Progress Asia Pacific and Japan Partner Summit


Bringing together Progress customers, application partners, distributors, resellers and system integrators from the Asia Pacific and Japan region, the 2012 Progress Partner Summit proved to be a successful event for sharing ideas, building relationships and discovering the latest strategy and plans from Progress Software.

As a long term application Progress Software partner, Markinson has built up a customer base of more than 6,000 loyal and enthusiastic users and despite recent global financial uncertainties, Markinson’s commitment and drive generated an outstanding Year-on-Year performance which was formally recognised at the Summit.

Peter Fuller, Managing Director of Australia and New Zealand Progress Software comments, “I am delighted and very proud to have Markinson Business Solutions, an Australian partner, awarded the Asia Pacific and Japan Partner of the year award against some very stiff Regional competition. It has been heartening to see how Markinson has continued to grow, and our joint Progress business along with this. I look forward to sharing new growth and success in the coming year with the Markinson team.”

Developed on the Progress OpenEdge platformMarkinson’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, MomentumPro, has an enviable reputation within the Wholesale Distribution industry, providing clients with the ability to streamline their business processes and consolidate information, through one-touch ERP functionality.

Ian Whiting, Chief Executive Officer of Markinson, adds, “We are committed to working with Progress to find new and exciting ways of delivering business value to our customers and winning this award is a great achievement and the result of our strong partnership with them."

We’ve been proud to have Progress software as our database of choice for MomentumPro as it provides the necessary a strong, robust and reliable platform for our customers. We look forward to further developing our software with Progress applications well into the future so that we may continue to meet our customer evolving needs.”

Markinson wins Progress Application Partner Award











Photo Above (left to right):

  • Peter Fuller, Managing Director Australia and New Zealand, Progress Software
  • Ian Whiting, Chief Executive Officer, Markinson
  • Jay Bhatt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Progress Software Corporation
  • Keith Budge, Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Japan