MAKE Technologies® Inc. and RFD announce joint partnership

Mar 08, 2011, 08:00 ET from MAKE Technologies, Inc.

Collaborative Relationship Expands Legacy Application Modernization Footprint

VANCOUVER, March 8 /PRNewswire/ - Make Technologies Inc., leader in legacy modernization enterprise solutions, is pleased to announce a newly formed alliance with US-based company, RFD & Associates Inc., whose core competencies are firmly rooted in custom application and systems development.

RFD is an Austin, Texas-based leader in custom software engineering, systems integration, data management, legacy application modernization, software requirements, testing and training.

As a Make Technologies Select Partner, RFD will implement Make Technologies' patented technology platform, Transformational Legacy Modernization (TLM®) along with best-of-breed sales and consulting and support.  RFD's specialized experience, coupled with their ability to deliver the Make Technologies® Enterprise Suite is a great opportunity to deliver a uniquely co-branded modernization solution for clients.

"RFD has and continues to accumulate a deep understanding in a long list of languages, applications, database platforms and other tools.  We understand the legacy platforms and modern architectures," said Anne Davison, President, RFD. "Make Technologies' solid suite of methods and solutions, along with RFD's expert team, is a winning combination."

RFD continues to innovate in the areas where there is an increasing need for system replacement in the industries of child support, transportation, public safety, and health/human services. RFD's strength in project management, collaborative partner relationships and open communications has been pre-qualified for four Texas State Agencies Deliverables-Based Information Technology Services categories:

  • Application Development
  • Technology Migration/Upgrade and Transformation
  • Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Application Maintenance & Support

"With this partnership, Make Technologies continues its commitment to the development of innovative solutions, allowing businesses to meet the challenges of legacy modernization," said Bill Bergen, CEO, Make Technologies Inc. "RFD's partnership with Make Technologies is going to enable clients to focus on their core business rather than managing code.  By leveraging RFD's consulting expertise and Make Technologies' solutions and industry best practices, we can provide our clients with innovative implementations and unique business value."

About Make Technologies
Make Technologies is a leading global provider of transformational legacy modernization software and services. Founded in 1999, Vancouver, B.C. Make Technologies has guided organizations with proven methodology and tools to help their customers innovate and create agile solutions to support their customers' demand for results, and ultimately reduce costs and increase productivity. Make Technologies is a trusted brand in enterprise legacy modernization with global service providers. Clients include State of Minnesota, SaskTel©, P2Energy© and several Fortune 100 companies. For more information please visit

About RFD
Established in 1986, RFD & Associates, Inc. has excelled as a leader in software and systems development, sales and solutions to our valued clients. Our focus is providing public and private sector clients with technology solutions utilizing industry leading software solutions/architectures combined with best practice development methodologies. RFD's outstanding reputation for success and integrity spans nearly 25 years of serving State of Texas and national clients and continues to yield both repeat business and new business from customer referrals.  For more information please visit

Make Technologies and TLM® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Make Technologies in the United States and/or other countries. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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