Mendix Finishes 2010 with Record Growth

Company sees triple-digit customer growth, launches new agile App Store, new trial version of the product and expanding community adoption

BOSTON, MA & ROTTERDAM, NL – January 13, 2010Mendix, an agile business application platform and cloud services company, today announces that in 2010 its customer base doubled and the Mendix community remains the most active community in the agile development arena with triple the agile experts participating. The Mendix Agile Business Platform™ is an agile application and collaboration platform that improves business agility by streamlining business operations, reducing risk and decreasing cost.

In July Mendix launched the industry’s first agile App Store, enabling users worldwide to share agile development components.  Fueled by the Mendix online community, which maintains its lead as a resource for agile developers, the App Store offers a one-stop shop to gain access to leading applications, plug ins and application solution needs for most organizations.

Mendix released version 2.5 of The Mendix Agile Business Platform™ in 2010, offering it as a service (PaaS) in the cloud.  The new version of the Mendix Agile Business Platform™ enables businesses of all sizes to optimize business-IT collaboration.  The platform uses a unique visual modeling technology to rapidly build and manage applications that smoothly integrate with existing systems.

“We are happy with our 2010 growth but more importantly, we are extremely excited about seeing our community of partners and users flourish,” said Derek Roos, CEO of Mendix. “Seeing such a rapid population of our App Store and such a significant growth of our community clearly shows the value of the platform for agile teams.”

Mendix is so easy to deploy, the company also made a trial version of its product available to the general public, enabling users to experience firsthand the benefits of its agile platform.  The speed and simplicity at which applications are being deployed and managed is unprecedented, both on site and in the cloud.  Independent research has proven that applications can be built five times faster on the Mendix platform than via traditional models.

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Mendix, a Siemens business and the global leader in enterprise low-code, is fundamentally reinventing the way applications are built in the digital enterprise. With the Mendix platform, enterprises can ‘Make with More,’ by broadening an enterprise’s development capability to conquer the software development bottleneck; ‘Make it Smart,’ by making apps with rich native experiences that are intelligent, proactive, and contextual; and ‘Make at Scale,’ to modernize core systems and build large app portfolios to keep pace with business growth. The Mendix platform is built to promote intense collaboration between business and IT teams and dramatically accelerate application development cycles, while maintaining the highest standards of security, quality, and governance — in short, to help enterprises confidently leap into their digital futures. Mendix’s ‘Go Make It’ platform has been adopted by more than 4,000 leading companies around the world.