NetworkGulf has partnered with CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation, a Santa Clara (US) based global leader in commercial Open Source technologies to provide enterprise solutions in the United Arab Emirates. We feel that Open Source solutions are much better suited for the region, given their cost-effectiveness and and ability to be adapted to the special requirements of the region.
CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation (www.cignex.com) is the global leader in Open Source & SAP Connect solutions for over 10 years. CIGNEX provides Open Source solutions across Web Content Management, Portals & Social Collaboration, e-commerce, Digital Asset Management, Documents & Records Management, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence, ERP & CRM, SOA. In addition to alliances with Redhat and SAP, CIGNEX is a Platinum partner to Alfresco and Liferay, Gold partner to Pentaho and a Global partner to Compiere.
Announcing this news. Dileep V S, Director, NetworkGulf said “We are experiencing increased Open Source adoption in the UAE due to the challenging economic scenario world-over. CIGNEX, with over 150 successful global open source implementations, is an ideal partner for NetworkGulf to associate with. With this alliance, we are in a position to deliver world–class enterprise open source solutions to our customers in the UAE at a vastly reduced TCO.”
Munwar Shariff, CTO & EVP EMEA for CIGNEX, adds that “We are, globally, noticing an increased adoption of Commercial Open Source solutions as they help enterprises reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of IT solutions. Our customers, for example, have seen up to 99% reduction in TCO by adopting Alfresco and Liferay over proprietary solutions such as Documentum, Filenet, Interwoven, MS Sharepoint. We are delighted to partner NetowrkGulf to extend our global experiences of rolling out Open Source solutions into the UAE”.
The solutions that are included in this alliance include Enterprise Content Management(ECM), Web Content Management(WCM), Document Management(DM), Electronic Records Management(eRM), Enterprise Resource Planning(ERP), Business Intelligence(BI) and Enterprise Portals. CIGNEX intends to brings their expertise in products such as Liferay, Alfresco, Pentaho, Compiere etc to the UAE through this alliance.