Infosys Partners with Citadon to Develop Citadon CW
Long - Time Technology Alliance Leveraged to Create Next Generation Collaboration Solution For the Engineering and Construction Industry
FREMONT, Calif. Jan. 29, 2002: Infosys Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: INFY) today announced its server - side development partnership with Citadon for Citadon CW TM. Citadon introduced the new product yesterday at the daratechPLANT2002 conference in Houston, the largest international forum focused on communicating, predicting and validating new developments in process plant and power industry information technology.
Citadon CW is designed specifically to meet the needs of enterprises with capital works programs that involve complex engineering and construction projects. Infosys' role i n developing the new product consisted of architecture definition, implementation and product selection, all phases made easier due to the team's clear understanding of Citadon's business requirements.
"Infosys has been an important and significant part of development of several versions of Citadon's products," said Ashok Segu, vice president and chief technology officer of Citadon. "By leveraging Infosys' global delivery model and expertise with MatrixOne's eMatrix application platform, used in the development of Citadon CW, we have a global partner who has the internal structure, domain knowledge and software development process to minimize our time to market. Infosys has once again proven its value to us and we look forward to working on the next project with their professional team."
Citadon is the leading provider of online software solutions for collaboration on the design, construction and operation of large, complex capital projects. Infosys, a world leader in consulting and IT services, has been an integral part of Citadon's development team since 1999. Infosys has been involved in various Citadon initiatives over the last two years, including enterprise application integration, data migration and sustenance of its existing product lines.
Infosys customized processes for Citadon and used its global delivery model to ensure round - the - clock execution that reduced Citadon CW's time to market while maintaining the quality of deliverables. Infosys' staggered development approach, customized for Citadon to conduct rigorous testing by various funnels of execution engines operating simultaneously, enabled Citadon to overcome the challenges of frequent strategic and product changes in the development of Citadon CW.
Infosysw as also able to leverage its strategic alliance with MatrixOne and its experience in developing applications based on eMatrix, MatrixOne's collaboration platform. Having implemented eMatrix at client locations worldwide, Infosys coupled this partnership with its extensive knowledge of Citadon's products to define, develop and deploy Citadon CW.
Awareness and experience with technologies like Java/J2EE, XML, SOAP and MatrixOne ADK also helped in this project.
"We are pleased to be part of a significant project for the engineering and construction industry," said Phaneesh Murthy, member of the board and head of worldwide sales and marketing for Infosys. "Infosys brings with it the technology and engineering domain expertise combined with experience in IT consulting to help define and implement products for companies like Citadon.
"Citadon continues to make huge advancements its next generation collaboration solution to market, and Infosys was happy to have helped develop this product as quickly and cost - effectively as possible," Murthy added.