DENVER, April 9, 2001 -Qwest Cyber.Solutions LLC (QCS), the largest enterprise Application Service Provider (ASP), today announced QCS Complete Employee(, a fully-integrated workforce automation solution that combines Human Resources (HR), payroll, benefits administration and employee self service applications such as expense reporting. QCS Complete Employee brings together software components from ADP, Captura and PeopleSoft in QCS' comprehensive hosted and managed HR system.
"Employee self service, payroll outsourcing and innovative HR systems are three trends that have emerged in the HR market," said John Charters, president and CEO, Qwest Cyber.Solutions. "Complete Employee extends QCS' unique "Plug n' Play(tm)" ease of adoption to companies needing to consolidate HR, payroll with financial systems."
QCS Complete Employee incorporates solutions from ADP's payroll services, Captura's expense reimbursement offering and PeopleSoft's HR and base benefits functionality. Complete Employee combines leading-edge technologies from various vendors with the simplicity of a single vendor suite; saving time, resources and expenditures by leveraging QCS' managed service expertise.
QCS Complete Employee adds value for enterprise companies in the financial, communications, manufacturing and healthcare industries with HR systems and major ERP systems that want the benefit of integrating financial systems to human resources. Complete Employee offers pre-configured plug and play capabilities with QCS' Enterprise Freedom suite. Additionally, QCS can integrate Complete Employee with a company's internal financial systems.
Complete Employee also allows companies to utilize ADP capabilities for tax filing, payroll services and check printing. While many ASP offerings do not go beyond the payroll interface, QCS, through its alliance with ADP is the only ASP to extend services to provide the full, seamless payroll solution.
"Our research shows that outsourcing non-core applications - such as expense reporting or payroll - can help all organizations run considerably more efficiently," said Lew Hollerbach, managing director, Service Providers, Aberdeen Group. "Companies of all sizes should consider healthy, forward-looking ASPs such as QCS to simplify the management and delivery of such applications. And by integrating a number of components into one offering, QCS has made the outsourcing decision easier to make."
Complete Employee will be generally available in June, 2001. This fully integrated and pre-configured product will result in rapid activation that can occur in days rather than months.
About Qwest Cyber.Solutions
Qwest Cyber.Solutions (QCS) is the industry's largest enterprise application service provider, delivering business solutions through remote management and hosting of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Business-to-Business (B2B) and Business to Employee (B2E) applications. QCS' Enterprise Freedom(tm) Suite of products offer fully managed, flexible, scalable and secure IT solutions that address both current and future business challenges, enabling customers to create strategic business advantage in today's competitive digital economy. A limited liability corporation owned by Qwest Communications International Inc., QCS leverages Qwest's state-of-the-art Internet protocol broadband network and CyberCenterssm. QCS' software applications portfolio includes applications from Ariba, Captura, Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP and Siebel Systems. For more information, see the QCS Web site at www.qwestcybersolutions.com.
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