TEANECK, New Jersey, December 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Ness Technologies, Inc., a global provider of information technology solutions and services, announced today that its Software Product LabsSM business unit has won a three-year, $2.5 million contract with Vix, a global provider of solutions to the transport sector. Ness will establish an Extended Development Center for Vix at Ness's global development facility in Košice, Slovakia.
The Ness Software Product Labs team will partner with Vix, a global provider of transit based mobility, payment and telecommunications solutions. Vix provides solutions utilizing best-of-class technologies which are not limited by proprietary or closed systems. The result is greater flexibility and cost benefits.
"We searched for a product engineering specialist, one that has a global presence to partner with our distributed development centers around the world," said Cliff Bull, Chief Technology Officer for Vix. "Ness is the ideal partner for working on our mission-critical products. Their collaborative approach and Agile working methodologies mean that they join seamlessly with our own in-house teams. We were particularly impressed with the level of expertise and general level of excellence of the Ness team in Kosice. We look forward to a successful relationship built on trust and transparency."
"We are pleased to welcome Vix to our rapidly growing software product engineering client roster in Europe," said Joe Lagioia, President, Software Engineering Group, Ness Technologies. "This important new client relationship highlights the value of our rigorous software product development methodology, which we offer from delivery centers on three continents - with the same detailed process, technical expertise and high efficiency. We are committed to leveraging the strength of our development facilities around the world to provide our customers with the best services available."
About Ness Technologies
Ness Technologies is a global provider of IT and business services and solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering; and system integration, application development, consulting and software distribution. Ness delivers its portfolio of solutions and services using a global delivery model combining offshore, near-shore and local teams. With about 7,000 employees, Ness has operations in North America, Europe, Israel and India, has customers in over 20 countries, and partners with numerous software and hardware vendors worldwide. For more information about Ness, visit http://www.ness.com.
Vix is a market leader in transit based mobility solutions, whether based around Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) technology or Automated Fare Collection (AFC) solutions, it's in-house expertise in Product Engineering, Payments and Telecommunications has enabled them to have in excess of 250,000 devices deployed and in excess of 140,000,000 users worldwide. The company's solutions provide real time intelligence that better informs the communities in which it operates, drives efficiencies into transport operating companies and ensures that the travelling passenger has access to information instantaneously. With an installed base across the USA, Europe, Australasia, Middle and Far East and New Zealand, the Vix solution aggregates large volumes of real-time transport network data to deliver mission- critical business intelligence to Transport Operators empowering them to drive continuous improvements in operational efficiency and service delivery, whilst enabling the passenger to travel cashlessly and the transit authority to securely collect and clear fares. For more information about Vix, visit http://www.vixtechnology.com
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