Solution competence in SAP hosting certifies Weinheim, May 13, 2008 the internationally active full-service IT provider Freudenberg IT (FIT) is one of three finalists of the Pinnacle Award 2008 SAP AG in the category as a SAP SME partner outsourcing”. The company joins with the recognition in the Group well-known SAP partners. With the Pinnacle Awards, annually honours SAP partner companies who offer products, solutions and services, which are characterized by high quality and ability to innovate. “For us it is a great success, that we as a medium-sized IT service provider the jump among the finalists in outsourcing” have mastered. It is for us”a recognition that we flexibly and fully cover the complex demands of our international clients with our powerful and safe product lines, so Michael Fichtner, Managing Director of Freudenberg IT. Freudenberg IT was able to in recent years as global certified SAP hosting partner with a clear Successful positioning of middle-class orientation in the market. The extraordinary market position and a successful business year 2007 were crucial to the full service IT provider against numerous global could claim player in the IT outsourcing market.

Also the designated communication on par and a partnership with the customers were other reasons for reaching the finals of the Pinnacle Awards. Eventually these criteria also of central importance are to successfully act as a solution provider in the international middle class”, Fanny admits. As a certified SME partner of SAP, Freudenberg IT specializes on the safe operation of IT solutions in data centers in Germany, the United States and China. Each site will FIT operated after the dual data center concept. The concept is that all data in a second mirrored data center and data storage is separated from the data backup. This ensures global businesses at each Data center location the same high quality of service. The certification according to DIN ISO 9001 and ITIL/ITSM and auditing according to II / SAS are further seal of approval, which underpin the in-depth process knowledge and the quality of the services. Short profile Freudenberg IT Freudenberg IT (FIT) provides IT services to mid-sized companies and is especially on the automotive industry sectors, discrete manufacturing, logistics, roll goods manufacturers specialized in technical trade.

The internationally active full-service IT provider implements, optimizes and operates IT systems in the SAP environment and has an own MES with ADICOM software suite (manufacturing execution systems) developed solution. The FIT is represented in 12 locations in Europe, the United States and Asia. According to a study by February 2008 the leading European consulting and market analysis company for the software and IT services industry Pierre Audoin consultants (PAC), Freudenberg IT with a turnover of more than two-thirds of the free market in Germany is located at the Top of IT companies formed from. Contact for the press: Freudenberg IT KG Anna r. Hohn he route 2-4 D-69469 Weinheim phone: + 49 (62 01) 80 80 00 fax: + 49 (62 01) 88 80 00 Internet: E-Mail: