GlobalLogic Selects Appcelerator Titanium as “Platform of Choice” to Deliver Innovative Mobile Solutions to Global 1,000 Customers
SAN JOSE, CA — April 5, 2012 – GlobalLogic Inc., a leader in software R&D services, announced today its collaboration with Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, to develop and deliver a suite of new mobile offerings and related services aimed at enterprises. As part of the announcement, GlobalLogic has selected Appcelerator Titanium™ as its platform of choice for creating innovative cloud-connected mobile apps for their Global 1,000 customers.
Together, the two companies will provide best-in-breed solutions and services for enterprises interested in extending applications onto mobile and tablet devices. Enterprise customers will now be able to leverage GlobalLogic’s R&D expertise to create Titanium-powered mobile applications that can be integrated with cloud-based services such as location, notifications, messaging, corporate data streams, storage, etc. In addition, independent software vendors (ISVs) will benefit from being able to draw on GlobalLogic’s deep expertise in design and engineering to develop Titanium extensions and reach Appcelerator’s worldwide community of 1.6 million developers.
The explosive growth and integral nature of today’s mobile devices in daily business is unmistakable, and companies are extending current business applications to mobile devices at an increasingly accelerated rate. As the mobile and enterprise audiences continue to merge, application developers need to help businesses migrate seamlessly to a wide range of new devices and operating systems, while simultaneously maintaining existing desktop applications, ultimately enabling end-user flexibility and productivity. GlobalLogic and Appcelerator are helping to catalyze and support these efforts.
“Appcelerator’s ecosystem of customers, partners and developers will now have access to the leading development partner to help them get to market faster with mobile apps and extensions,” noted Sandeep Johri, chief operating officer at Appcelerator. “We’re thrilled to leverage GlobalLogic’s deep R&D experience and global presence in order to drive enterprise mobility and further support our customers.”
Appcelerator and GlobalLogic will deliver value for joint customers in four key areas:
- Preferred Platform – Appcelerator will be adopted as the development platform of choice for GlobalLogic’s 1,000-strong mobile team.
- ISV Partnerships – Appcelerator’s technology partners will be able to extend Titanium capabilities by building a custom plug-in extension, and GlobalLogic will be certified to deliver extensions directly to Appcelerator ISV Partners.
- Professional Services – Titanium platform-based delivery integration and mobile solutions will be offered to leading enterprise customers of both companies.
- Engineering – Collaboration between the engineering teams of both companies will accelerate developing core capabilities of the Titanium platform and extending it to new platforms.
“Partnering with an award-winning platform like Appcelerator will provide immediate benefits to our clients,” commented Shashank Samant, president of GlobalLogic. “By developing on Appcelerator Titanium, we can help our customers get to market faster, at lower cost, and with higher-quality mobile apps. This is part of our commitment to continuing to innovate on the services we offer our customers.”
Appcelerator’s Titanium is the leading mobile platform of choice for thousands of companies seizing the mobile opportunity. With more than 35,000 applications deployed on 40 million devices, Appcelerator’s award-winning Titanium Platform leverages over 5,000 mobile device and operating system APIs to create native iOS and Android apps, and HTML5 mobile web apps. Customers who standardize on the Titanium Platform get to market 70% faster and can quickly optimize business results with analytics-driven insights into user behavior and app performance. Open and fully extensible, Titanium makes it easy to integrate data, content and services from a variety of sources into mobile applications to leverage best-of-breed capabilities. Appcelerator Cloud Services (ACS) provides instant social, location, communication and content features for user-centric mobility. Appcelerator’s worldwide ecosystem includes 1.6M developers and hundreds of ISVs and integration partners. Please visit http://www.appcelerator.com.
GlobalLogic employs over 6,000 people and delivers R&D services to leading technology-enabled organizations. Since 2001, the company has been delivering innovative products, services and experiences. GlobalLogic works with both start-ups and technology giants, including over 80% of the top global technology brands, to design and build innovative products that provide a competitive edge. With innovation hubs and design studios around the world, GlobalLogic delivers the broad range of technology design and engineering skills needed to help its clients stay ahead. The company is connected globally by its award-winning “Velocity” innovation platform, and its teams thrive on Agile collaboration. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Goldman Sachs, NEA, Draper Atlantic/New Atlantic Ventures, and WestBridge Capital, GlobalLogic is headquartered in the U.S. and has global offices in Argentina, Chile, China, Germany, India, Israel, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: www.globallogic.com.
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