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|May 27, 1997||
Hexaware, Informix form allianceA Staff Reporter in Bombay
Informix International Inc, a leader in database technology, and Hexaware InfoSystems Limited, an information technology solutions company have announced an alliance.
Hexaware will offer comprehensive systems integration solutions with the entire range of Informix products and service - enterprise and workgroup database servers and application development tools.
A release claimed the that the companies will provide the best possible integration between enterprise-wide applications, the computer hardware on which they are deployed and the database running at the core.
Hexaware's global experience in client-server technology and Informix's technological leadership will jointly provide solutions to Indian companies, to address their information management requirements, at every level of the enterprise.
Kishore Taishete, managing director, South Asia, Informix International Inc, said "At Informix, we deliver innovative database technology for a growing number of industry leaders worldwide. By teaming with companies who share our vision, we provide customers with the solutions they need to stay ahead of changes, make the most of emerging opportunities and gain a competitive edge in business."
Ganesh Natarajan, director of Hexaware InfoSystems Limited, said "Hexaware has inherent strengths in the financial services industry. Informix has also been selected by major American corporations, within that industry for Web and data warehousing applications. These include firms like Security First Network Bank and First Union National Bank Corporation for Web applications and Merrily Lynch and Fidelity Investments for Data Warehousing. With this ideal mix, we are confident that this partnership between Hexaware and Informix will open a new chapter for financial services and other industries in India."
Mohan Korgaonkar, senior vice-president, Hexaware InfoSystems Limited, said "Hexaware has positioned itself as a client-sever solutions company and the partnership with Informix makes our solution complete in all respects.
"Informix is at the forefront in many new important technology solution areas, such as parallel database technology, dynamic content management, data warehousing and the Web, and we are confident that major business opportunities will be opened by this alliance."
Hexaware InfoSystems Limited, an ISO 9001 company, is part of the leading Information Technology group of companies that consists of Hexaware India, USA, UK and Middle East and Aptech and is today a significant in software products, service and training on a global basis.
Hexaware Products Group, with its seven branch offices and over 100 channels has also access to Aptech's 600 plus education centres, which enable its customers to enjoy complete support from purchase to implementation.
Informix Software, Inc (NASDAQ: IFMX) with an annual revenue of $939 million (FY 1996) is the number two database vendor worldwide.
Informix Software, based in Menlo Park, California, provides database technology that enables the world's leading corporations to manage and grow their businesses. Informix is widely recognised as the technology leader for corporate computing environments, ranging from workgroups to very large OLTP and data warehouse applications.
In India, Informix is headquartered in Bombay:
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