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Mendix Partners with Persistent Systems; Offers Agile Business Solutions

Mendix grows partner network as application delivery PaaS market heats up

BOSTON – February 22, 2012 – Mendix, a leader in the application delivery Platform-as-a-Service market, has signed a partnership agreement with Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT), the leader in outsourced software product development (OPD) services. The partnership highlights the growing interest from systems integrators and solution providers in rapid software delivery strategies that can provide them with a competitive edge to win new projects.

Mendix enables organizations with the ability to respond to new opportunities and adapt to new business requirements quickly. The platform utilizes visual modelling to build business applications without code and a social collaboration application called Sprintr to facilitate end user involvement and agile project management. The resulting applications are easily modified, extended, and integrated to satisfy ever-changing business requirements.

Persistent Systems has been an innovation partner for the world’s largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering start-ups. Adopting the Mendix platform will enable Persistent Systems to bolster their reputation with highly agile rapid application delivery.

Adam Clay, Mendix VP of Sales for North America, has high expectations for the partnership. “Persistent Systems has an incredible reputation around the world for being fast and innovative. It’s gratifying to see them adopt Mendix with open arms; their customers are going to love the responsiveness that Persistent Systems will be able to achieve.”

Hari Haran, President of Persistent Systems, Inc. further added, “We are pleased to partner with Mendix. Product development is our DNA and it is also a critical differentiator for our customers. In order to enhance the value of our customers’ IT investment, it is important for us to adopt agile methodologies and applications. With the Mendix platform, we continue to accelerate our development cycle to deliver high quality scalable products.”

About Persistent Systems

Established in 1990, Persistent Systems (BSE & NSE: PERSISTENT) is a global company specializing in software product development services.  For more than two decades, Persistent has been an innovation partner for the world’s largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering start-ups. With a global team of 6,700+ employees, Persistent has 300+ customers spread across North America, Europe, and Asia. Today, Persistent focuses on developing best-in-class solutions in four key next-generation technology areas: Cloud Computing, Mobility, BI & Analytics, Collaboration across technology, telecommunications, life sciences, consumer packaged goods, banking & financial services and healthcare verticals. For more information, please visit: www.persistent.com.

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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.