McKean Defense Group becomes Business Objects Partner

(San Diego, Ca; Philadelphia, Pa; and Falls Church, VA) – McKean Defense Group, LLC (McKean) today announced that it has become a Business Objects (independent business unit within SAP) Partner. “This adds a crucial piece in building our business intelligence practice and the SAP association is especially fortuitous for our customers and us. As the world’s leading business intelligence (BI) software company, located in the Gartner top quadrant for ability-to-perform and completeness-of-vision, Business Objects will provide our clients the latest, industry-proven BI products and technologies. We have extensive experience and depth of knowledge with business intelligence products and technologies and are pleased to cement our relationship with Business Objects with this partnership.” said Joe Carlini, McKean CEO.

Certified Partners represent a high degree of competence and expertise with Business Objects technologies. Through this certification, McKean has demonstrated through trained and Business Objects certified staff and customer references that it has the resources and experience to best implement Business Objects-based solutions.

About McKean Defense Group

McKean is a privately held Naval Engineering and Information Technology Small Business headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. McKean engineers, developers, and programmers provide innovative technical solutions to problems in naval engineering, national security, homeland security, and logistics.

About Business Objects

As an independent business unit within SAP, Business Objects transforms the way the world works by connecting people, information and businesses. Together with one of the industry’s strongest and most diverse partner networks, the company delivers business performance optimization to customers worldwide across all major industries, including financial services, retail, consumer-packaged goods, healthcare and public sector. With open, heterogeneous applications in the areas of governance, risk and compliance; enterprise performance management; and business intelligence; and through global consulting and education services, Business Objects enables organizations of all sizes around the globe to close the loop between business strategy and execution.

About SAP

SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software*. Today, more than 46,100 customers in more than 120 countries run SAP® applications-from distinct solutions addressing the needs of small businesses and midsize companies to suite offerings for global organizations. Powered by the SAP NetWeaver¨ technology platform to drive innovation and enable business change, SAP software helps enterprises of all sizes around the world improve customer relationships, enhance partner collaboration and create efficiencies across their supply chains and business operations. SAP solution portfolios support the unique business processes of more than 25 industries, including high tech, retail, financial services, healthcare and the public sector. With subsidiaries in more than 50 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE under the symbol “SAP.” (Additional information at http://www.sap.com ) (*) SAP defines business software as comprising enterprise resource planning and related applications such as supply chain management, customer relationship management, product life-cycle management and supplier relationship management.