Verysell Projects has reached an exclusive agreement with OpenLink to provide value added reseller (VAR), IT project management and technical support services for Open Link systems across Russia and the CIS.
This partnership provides expanding energy trading businesses in the region with enhanced performance capabilities and flexibility through Open Link's leading edge technology.
Open Link is recognized as the market leader in Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) solutions, providing an unparalleled universal, flexible platform for trading, risk management, forecasting, and optimization in the energy and commodities markets. In its '2008 Software Rankings' published by Energy Risk Magazine, Open Link was voted the winner in 13 out of 20 survey categories and was named in the top 3 in every category.
"This partnership allows us to support increased volume and trading velocity across Russia and the CIS. It also provides increased efficiency and competitive strength to our customers," said Alexander Fingert, the Deputy General Director of Verysell Projects. "Before this agreement, no ETRM vendor provided world-class energy and commodity trading and risk management solutions to the Russian market," added Mr. Fingert.
"Open Link provides a unique solution because it can be quickly adapted and integrated with an organization's existing systems," said Leonid Kuropatov, the Deputy Managing Director of Verysell Projects. "In addition, Open Link's ETRM, scheduling and optimization solutions meet critical requirements such as price and load forecasting, short-term and medium-term optimizations, sensitivity analysis, risk assessment and risk management, bid management, and the ability to distribute information on bidding results," added Kuropatov.
Dr. Markus Seiser, Managing Director of Open Link International in Berlin, added that "Verysell's long standing experience in IT project management and its specific expertise in the region makes us certain that this partnership will fully benefit our current and future clients. With Verysell providing local support, Open n Link's products will become a key part of the market in this region, ensuring our Russian and CIS client base will come to regard Open Link as the best solution available."