REDMOND, Wash., June 14, 2005 - Concur Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNQR), the world's leading provider of business services that automate Corporate Expense Management, today announced it is working with IBM to broaden the distribution of Concur Expense Service through IBM's new "Software as Services Showcase" online directory. Concur is one of a select handful of vendors - and the only expense management provider - participating in this initiative to date. Working with IBM expands Concur's market reach by giving thousands of customers and prospects the benefit of easy access to Concur's world-class expense management service.
Concur Expense Service, Concur's market-leading automated expense reporting solution, is prominently featured within the Business Process Management, Compliance, and Human Resources Solution Areas of IBM's Software as Services Showcase directory, reaching thousands of small and mid-sized businesses interested in leveraging on demand business solutions to achieve business efficiency.
"Concur is one of only a few Software as Services vendors with the experience and proven track record to meet our rigorous standards for excellence," said Dave Mitchell, program director, ISV & Developer Relations, IBM. "We are pleased to provide a showcase for leading Software as Services solutions like Concur Expense Service and believe that these world-class on demand services provide a valuable benefit to our many small and mid-sized business customers."
"The demand for Concur's service offerings is at an all-time high," said Steve Singh, chairman and CEO of Concur Technologies. "This continued strong up tick in demand coupled with IBM's focus on Software as Services vendors like Concur validates the commitment to on demand services that Concur made more than a half-decade ago. We look forward to providing customers with the benefits of automated expense management."
Concur Technologies' listing in IBM's Software as Services Showcase can be accessed at http://www.ibm.com/software/showcase/sas.
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