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Aspect To Highlight Key Technology Advantages For African Oil Trading Companies At Annual African Refiner's Meeting

No stranger to success in Africa, leading E-CTRM Vendor Aspect Enterprise Solutions prepares to once again sponsor ARA Week, the regions key annual gathering of oil industry professionals. Aspect will highlight enhanced physical operations functionality, and its ability to remotely service customers due to its powerful Cloud technology at the upcoming African Refiners' Association (ARA) Week, in Marrakech March 24th to 28th.

Users of Aspect's market data and analytics portal, AspectDSC and its trade and risk management solution AspectCTRM now total in the hundreds across Angola, Republic Of Benin, Congo, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal and South Africa.

Some key advantages include AspectDSC, with real time and historical futures, spot assessments, and news from leading sources like ICE, Platts, Argus and others -- on the same technology platform as AspectCTRM. Price uploads are easy from one system to the next, and it's all available via one password.

Aspect specialists also understand the marketplace better than any other vendor, with more than 75 customers, and hundreds of users accessing Aspect's Cloud solutions.

According to EMEA Vice President of Sales Yagnesh Savania, who has been servicing his clients for more than 8 years in the region, "We know this market better than anyone. Our customers have business needs that are unique to Africa's bulk oil distribution system. We help our customers make more profit with less risk."

And Aspect's value proposition is key. Customers in the region get the tools they need to move away from spreadsheets, gain credit, and reduce risk, at a fraction of the price of older, traditional software solutions that require IT departments to manage them.

The flexibility of Aspect's product architecture and its Cloud delivery mechanism means the companies can easily customize and localize to accommodate specific needs. Being delivered in the Cloud is an advantage for these companies, because there is no hardware to maintain, or need for IT resources to maintain it. It's an out-of-the-box solution ready to use in weeks.

To learn more about Aspect's strength in the African region, visit these links:
http://www.aspectenterprise.com/resources/news/article_09_10_13.php and https://www.aspectenterprise.com/solutions/aspect_ctrm/1314_africa_wp.php

About Aspect Enterprise Solutions
Aspect Enterprise Solutions www.aspectenterprise.com is a leading global provider of Web-based, multi-commodity trading, risk management and data analysis applications with almost 500 customers and thousands of users in 90 countries. The Aspect family is the only integrated, all-in-one platform delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the Cloud, which enables rapid deployment, controlled costs and immediate ROI. Applications include AspectCTRM®, a full-featured commodity trading and risk management enterprise suite for front, middle and back office. It's available in three editions: Lite, Standard and Enterprise, seamlessly expanding in functionality according to the needs and budgets of clients. AspectDSC is the decision support center for traders offering oil, metals and agricultural market news, prices, futures and analytical tools on desktops and mobile devices including Apple® iPhone® and iPad®, and BlackBerry. AspectPM is the Price Manager solution which provides consolidation and support for the global oil price forecasting process and forward curve management.

Media Contact
Brigette Gebhard
Aspect Enterprise Solutions
+1 347-328-0396
[email protected]
www.aspectenterprise.com

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