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Linx/AS announce the general availability of Synactive's GuiXT Liquid UI for SAP® on the Apple iOS Platform

GuiXT Liquid UI provides immediate, robust and secure mobility for SAP®

Randburg, South Africa, 25 September 2012: Linx/AS Africa, a member of the Linx/AS (www.linxas.com) global organization and Global Synactive Business Partner, is pleased to announce the general availability of the GuiXT Liquid UI Suite for the Apple iOS platform. Following the 15 October 2012 announcement by Synactive Inc and the Liquid UI Product Release at SAP® TechED in Las Vegas, NV, Linx/AS is pleased to offer this product suite to SAP® customers in the African market. The Liquid UI product suite offers users a complete mobile, task specific experience tightly integrated with the Apple iOS devices. The Liquid UI for iOS is a powerful client for connecting to SAP® ERP,directly and immediately.

"The iOS demands a different UI," said Thomas Ewe, CEO and founder of Synactive, Inc. "Our second generation iOS app for mobilizing your workforce is accomplished without the need for redevelopment. Existing SAP® transactions can be easily extended to all iOS devices".

Liquid UI for iOS connects to SAP® ERP via highly effective native protocols, without the need for webservers, ITS or the Sybase® Unwired Platform (SUP). Patent-pending technologies regulate the connection to provide seamless connectivity even when work is interrupted by a phone call. Transactions can be tailored according to user role, simplified for the iOS screen size, and are protected by the same SAP® credentials as working in a desktop environment. Liquid IU for iOS supports all the crucial features of SAP® GUI, including workflow integration, F4 Search Help, application toolbars and menus, as well as multi-sessions through a single connection. Liquid UI for iOS enable SAP® customers to extend SAP® ERP mobile connectivity the iPad, iPhone and the iPod Touch where device specific features such as using the camera for barcode scanning can also be leveraged.

Comment Werner Simpson, Linx/AS CEO, "A key business driver is the consolidation within the IT landscape. Part of this consolidation process is the utilization of a single technology across multiple delivery platforms. With Synactive's simple scripting technology, companies can customize SAP® for iOS devices by consolidating and simplifying the transactional business processes without compromising SAP® backend configuration, business logic and security. The GuiXT Suite is that single technology platform with which customers can access identical or simplified SAP® transactions across every touch point, including desktop, portal and web browsers, tablets, handheld scanners and smart phones. We are really pleased with the addition of Liquid UI for iOS as underlines our joint commitment to help customers drive usability and mobility whilst at the same time simplifying the IT landscape with a single technology platform across multiple SAP® delivery platforms."

"We are excited to offer SAP® customers the advantage of extending SAP® to their iOS devices, immediate and secure, " said Ewe. "The user experience, speed and cost effectiveness of Synactive's GuiXT Technology offers features and functions that few competitive solutions can provide."

About Synactive, Inc.

Synactive, Inc enables customers to accelerate processes and achieve significant business results, setting the standard in customized, end-to-end solutions in support of SAP®. As a SAP® Software Solution and Technology Partner in the PartnerEdge® Program, GuiXT is pre-packaged in all installations of SAP®. For more information about GuiXT Products and Solutions for desktop, mobile and offline, visit www.guixt.com.

About Linx/AS Africa

Linx/AS Africa is a member of the Linx/AS LLC organization. Linx/AS is a leading product life cycle management (PLM) and regulatory & compliance consulting firm that provides: strategic planning through a proprietary VisionTM Methodology,; expert SAP® Integration Services; SAP® certified product innovations; hands-on-training; SAP® usability solutions with the GuiXT WS Solution Suite; and SAP® Biometric Identity Management Solutions using the bioLock Suite. Linx/AS has successfully helped small- to mid-sized business up to Global 2000 companies to accelerate product speed to market while effectively reducing regulatory and compliance challenges. Linx/AS experience spans verticals, helping chemicals, consumer products, high-tech, oil & gas, manufacturing, process industries and life sciences companies maximize their ROI in SAP® technology and lower the TCO for IT organizations. For more information, visit www.linxas.com

Harry Van Wickle
Executive VP of Operations

Gino Padua
Senior VP of Worldwide Field Operations

Werner Simpson
Linx/AS Africa