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PETERBOROUGH, England, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Halcyon Software, a global leader in multi-platform systems management software, has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with SOSY, the leading provider of monitoring, scheduling and performance management solutions for the IBM i platform for the Nordic region.

Based in Copenhagen, SOSY will deploy Halcyon's multi-platform technology across its direct customers and channel partner network throughout Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland.

Halcyon Software's suite of systems monitoring, scheduling and automation software enables organisations to increase the productivity of their IT teams by proactively managing critical business applications and processes to reduce the impact of service outages and errors on day-to-day operations.

In a mutual commercial agreement, SOSY has also appointed Halcyon as partners for GiAPA, a performance analysis solution capable of identifying the root cause of IBM i performance issues which could affect the smooth running of critical business processes.  Halcyon has been granted rights to resell GiAPA to all of their international channel regions including EMEA, US and Asia Pac.

According to Helle Mering, MD of SOSY, "We are delighted to partner with Halcyon Software as this will enable us to extend our portfolio of best of breed solutions to cover a multi-platform environment including IBM i, Windows, AIX and Linux. Their modernised generation of solutions for IBM Power Systems with web-enabled interfaces and compatibility with mobile phones and tablets brings greater visibility and control to IT teams and enables them to automatically deal with any issues which could impact the business. I am looking forward to working with IBM customers to demonstrate the technology backed by Halcyon's excellent reputation for technical support and competitive pricing policies."

Sean Gallagher, International Sales Director for Halcyon Software, "We are committed to building partnerships with organizations such as SOSY and are delighted to welcome the company to our partner network. With extensive experience of the IBM i platform, SOSY has a passion for delivering real benefits to customers that aligns with our own. This partnership strengthens our presence in the Nordic region and provides significant growth opportunities for both organisations."

About SOSY

SOSY is headquartered north of Copenhagen, Denmark. SOSY specializes in the optimisation of IBM® Power Systems to help organisations achieve more efficient and cost effective operations and eliminate IT issues which can lead to business disruption.

As well as delivering multi-platform monitoring, scheduling and automation solutions, SOSY also offers solutions for application optimization, software testing, application quality management, software change management and data replication.

SOSY was founded in 1989 and has sold solutions to users in 25 different countries. Denmark and Sweden are the two primary markets. SOSY's customers are typically medium to large companies within production, retail, finance and outsourcing.

About Halcyon Software

Halcyon Software is a global leader in multi-platform systems management software solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications and processes.  They support IBM® enterprise-class systems, including IBM® i and AIX®, as well as Windows® and Linux® platforms.  Halcyon solutions are used world-wide by large multi-nationals, corporate and public sector data centres as well as small to medium-sized organisations to ensure that vital IT systems, business applications and services are available 24/7.  With regional offices in Peterborough UK, Philadelphia USA, and Melbourne Australia, Halcyon also has an international network of partners and distributors supporting Europe, the Americas and Asia Pac. For further information please visit

Carole Chandler, Halcyon Software, Tel: +44(0)1733-234995, Email: [email protected]

Paul Jennings, PJMC Limited, Tel: +44(0)1926-312886, Email: [email protected]

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