OutSystems Announces Technology Alliances Program Amid Explosion of Growth in Low-Code Ecosystem
London, UK – 22nd February, 2018 - OutSystems, provider of the number one low-code development platform, today announced that it has launched a new Technology Alliances Program, recognised its top channel executive for receiving a prestigious award, and posted continued growth in its partner programme.
The new Technology Alliances Program will help OutSystems customers accelerate their digital transformation initiatives and enhance their applications through certified integrations with best-of-breed third-party technologies.
The formal Technology Alliances Program comes off the dramatic success of the OutSystems Forge, the community marketplace that provides open access to over 1, 500 pre-built application functionality components. The new Technology Alliances Program provides participating companies with access to OutSystems technical resources, joint marketing opportunities, marketing assets, joint collateral, and go-to-market enablement to help drive mutual customer adoption and success.
“We really want to drive value-add for our customers, ” said Bob Wilson, VP Global Channels and Alliances, OutSystems. “We see this opportunity to work with key technology partners as a way that we can further help our customers rapidly develop web and mobile applications that solve their business challenges in new and innovative ways. By doing so, we believe that our clients can make their customers happier.”
Wilson was recognised this week as a member of CRN Magazine’s 2018 Channel Chiefs. The prestigious Channel Chiefs list identifies executives who consistently oversee effective channel partner programmes and strategies. CRN Channel Chiefs are chosen by the CRN editorial staff based on their track record of channel accomplishments, standing in the industry, dedication to the partner community, and plans for driving future business innovation and channel growth.
During the past year, the OutSystems channel programme has continued to grow. The number of partners in the programme who bring industry expertise and local delivery capabilities to customers around the globe has increased to 245.
Detailed information about OutSystems partners is available on the new partner website, including number of certified developers, successful client projects, case studies, and new solutions built with OutSystems.
New partners that joined the OutSystems channel programme in 2017 include UST Global, an Aliso Viejo, California-based digital provider for Global 2000 companies; Levvel, a Charlotte-based provider of solutions for digital transformation; and Atos, a Bezons, France-based provider of digital IT services.
The following partners were recognised as OutSystems outstanding partners in 2017 for drastically increasing revenue, multiplying the size of their OutSystems practice, and delivering high-value projects to some of the world’s largest and most complex organisations.
Agile Business Consulting
“The current context of the business world is undergoing structural changes that affect its entire value chain, from the form and moments of relationship with suppliers and partners, to the logistics and distribution processes, to the sale and service provided to the consumer along your purchase journey. OutSystems is extremely well positioned to be able to respond to these challenges, which translates into a successful adoption in the vast majority of projects with our customers.” Carlos Vaz, Founder and CEO
“The demand for OutSystems is growing fast, so we will grow to 100 certified developers in Belgium and the Netherlands.” Laura Van Hemelryck, Leading Edge OutSystems Team BTN
“OutSystems fits so many use cases, we’ve grown our OutSystems practice more than 100 percent by bringing on new clients across industries as varied as healthcare, entertainment, finance, transportation, utilities and more.” Erwin Schmidt, CEO
“Partnering with OutSystems, we have increased our Rapid Development business by 150 percent in the last year. In winning the Champion award, our 95-person crew is even more committed to continue that growth and deliver applications that matter to our customers.” Eric ten Harkel, Director
“We’re seeing incredible interest in low-code solutions -- in the last year the number of our clients using OutSystems has more than doubled.” Rui Vaz, Consulting Technology Integration Partner, Non-financial Industries
“KPMG has a strategic alliance with OutSystems to be able to deliver digital transformation projects across a range of industry sectors, leveraging its IT Advisory and Management Consulting practices. Being recognised by OutSystems as the partner of the year for selling complex digital projects on challenging business environments is key to strengthening our Digital Transformation offering. Enabled by the OutSystems platform, KPMG professionals were able to quickly help major Portuguese and international businesses to enter the path to digitalisation.” Gustavo Mendez, Partner
“Noesis is highly invested in this partnership, planning to increase the number of certified consultants by 60 people, for a total of 120 certified consultants until the end of the year. Our vision is to extend the successful model that has allowed us to obtain this distinction in the Portuguese market to other regions where OutSystems is investing.” Alexandre Rosa, CEO
“With OutSystems, we deliver superior projects in less time. The math for clients is simple and our OutSystems practice has grown more than 100 percent in the last 12 months as a result. One of the major projects is with insurance leader Movir, for both internal process improvement and for external, customer-facing web and mobile application interfaces. In all projects, the customer experience is exceptionally good, and delivered in a fraction of the time of traditional development methods.” Albert Leenders, Technical Director Transfer Solutions
To learn more about the OutSystems Technology Alliances Program and other OutSystems channel activities, please visit our OutSystems Partners web page.