Montreal, Canada – May 10, 2011 – Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) today announced that a record 220-plus enterprise software solutions have earned TEC Certification. Software solutions bearing the TEC Certified seal undergo a rigorous verification process by TEC research analysts—providing independent confirmation that the solutions live up to functionality claims made by the vendor. With a high failure rate of software implementations (TEC reports that up to 70 percent fail to meet objectives), vendors are responding to the demands of their prospects and clients for more clarity and certainty in their software selection processes.
their solutions. “It’s a win–win situation for both buyers and vendors,” says Rob Bombardier, Vice President (Vendor Services) at TEC. “Buyers know what they’re getting, and vendors have earned the buyer’s trust by submitting their solutions to an independent functionality audit.” When buyers are dealing with complex products like enterprise software, TEC’s Certification program provides a valuable—and free—service to the software buying community. Buyers can learn about individual