Portland’s Orchestra Earns National Recognition for Technology Performance

SAP partner triumphs by helping other businesses grow with strategic business performance solutions

Orchestra, an SAP partner and business performance solution provider, is announcing its successful completion of the Portland Ten entrepreneur incubator program in which it met and exceed critical operational, management and revenue milestones. The company’s performance also secured measurable return on investment for its customers, demonstrating success in both the marketplace and academic arenas.

Performance Metrics

Quantified performance for Orchestra’s customer base includes reduction of electronic funds transfer costs by 75%; assisting in driving revenue growth from $0 to $30 million, reduction of collection times by 40%, and decreasing of financial statement preparation time by 85%. This level of performance for small-to-mid-size businesses is critically valuable in the current economic climate.

“Earning this recognition for Orchestra’s success is exciting, but we feel the kudos really goes to the small to mid-sized business community,” said Brad Windecker, president and co-founder of Orchestra. “They understand smart business growth is based on strategic performance, and this focus is driving measurable success for them and the Orchestra solution suite.”

Orchestra’s executive team view the recent milestones and solution performance metrics as proof that small to mid-sized businesses can strategically grow their business despite the reactive cost-cutting mindset of the recent economic downturn. Orchestra’s success in meeting these needs with business-building technology solutions underscores the marketplace value of its enterprise software technology offerings.

In addition to its suite of general business performance solutions, Orchestra offers focused performance software for the petroleum, brewery, professional services and restaurant industries. A partial list of Orchestra customers includes Apex Fuels, Central Waters Brewing, and Gott’s Roadside.

“As a company with a proven record of success in helping businesses grow and become more profitable, it is no surprise that Orchestra exceeded Portland Ten’s participant performance goals,” said Carolynn Duncan, Portland Ten founder and director. “President Brad Windecker and his team were focused, enthusiastic and committed to integrating Portland Ten’s principles for business growth across their enterprise.”

About Orchestra Team
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Portland, OR, Orchestra LLC provides technology solutions designed to increase revenue and reduce costs for the national small-to-mid-sized business marketplace. An SAP enterprise software solution partner, Orchestra offers a range of business management, accounting, web and hardware solutions, all designed to help growing businesses run better. Orchestra also delivers industry-specific solutions for the petroleum, brewery, professional services and restaurant industries. For more information, visit http://www.orchestrateam.com.

About SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 109,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit http://www.sap.com.