Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 44 - Page 32

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Datacentrix is a South Africa-based hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider that enables digitalisation success . The company ’ s expert teams leverage the power of ICT technologies to connect , transform , optimise and future-proof business , supporting clients throughout their digital journey . Recently , Datacentrix partnered with OutSystems to expand low-code and rapid app development in Africa and Middle East .

DATACENTRIX AND OUTSYSTEMS PARTNER TO EXPAND LOW-CODE AND APP DEVELOPMENT IN MEA

Hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider Datacentrix , has signed a partnership agreement for Africa and Middle East with OutSystems industry-leading application development platform .

Ahmed Mahomed , CEO , Datacentrix , said : “ The OutSystems modern application platform was designed to accelerate the development and deployment of critical applications , while also delivering flexibility and efficiency . This allows us to assist customers in their application modernisation strategies , with a cloud engagement strategy that aligns to Datacentrix ’ vision .”
OutSystems was recently named a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms ( MXDP ). According to Gartner , OutSystems ’ low-code platform offers greater productivity to development teams by focusing on the creation of reusable components , such as UI , headless , business logic , processes , integrations and edge deployments .
Gartner identified an OutSystems strength as market understanding , stating that the organisation anticipates changes in the market and shows the ability to incorporate new capabilities ( such as AI-enabled tooling ) as the need
Ahmed Mahomed , CEO , Datacentrix
arises . Mahomed added that : “ It also noted OutSystems ’ innovation in the use of emerging technologies , such as AI and Machine Learning , as well as its focus on components and reusability , which enables higher developer productivity in a low-code environment .”
Furthermore , Gartner stated that the company ’ s sales execution was exemplary , with a simplified , easy-to-understand pricing plan .
“ We believe that the combination of OutSystems ’ industry best-practices and application platform expertise will augment Datacentrix ’ digital capabilities . In addition , the partnership supports our multi-vendor strategy by ensuring that we are able to provide customers with an excellent value proposition and the best-fit solution for their specific business needs ,” Mahomed said .
“ These strengths all contribute to OutSystems being the ideal fit for Datacentrix to assist our clients in Africa and the Middle East in their Digital Transformation journeys , helping them to build more flexible apps , faster .”
Rodrigo Castelo , Regional VP , Middle East and Africa , OutSystems , said : “ Datacentrix is an important addition to the OutSystems ’ partner ecosystem and we are thrilled that this partnership will help joint clients in South Africa , UAE and Qatar achieve their Digital Transformation goals . We recently finished a four-day bootcamp , where we trained 15 Datacentrix sales representatives and are extremely happy with the outcome . Armed with the right experience , market knowledge and positioning , we look forward to hitting the ground running with Datacentrix .” •
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