News Date: Wednesday, August 25, 2010

CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation, a Santa Clara (US) based global leader in commercial Open Source technologies today announced that it has partnered with NetworkGulf Information Technology, a Dubai based IT provider to expand its presence in the United Arab Emirates.

Munwar Shariff, CTO & EVP EMEA for CIGNEX, highlighted “We are, globally, noticing an increased adoption of Commercial Open Source solutions as they help enterprises reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of IT solutions. Our customers, for example, have seen up to 99% reduction in TCO by adopting Alfresco and Liferay over proprietary solutions such as Documentum, Filenet, Interwoven, MS Sharepoint. We are delighted to partner NetworkGulf to extend our global experiences of rolling out Open Source solutions into the UAE”.
 
NetworkGulf delivers Enterprise applications in a very cost effective manner in the UAE. V S Dileep, Director, NetworkGulf said “We are experiencing increased Open Source adoption in the UAE due to the challenging economic scenario world-over. CIGNEX, with over 150 successful global Open Source implementations, is an ideal partner for NetworkGulf to associate with. With this alliance, we are in a position to deliver world–class enterprise Open Source solutions to our customers in the UAE at a vastly reduced TCO”.

About CIGNEX: CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation (www.cignex.com) is the global leader in Open Source & SAP Connect solutions for over 10 years. CIGNEX provides Open Source solutions across Web Content Management, Portals & Social Collaboration, e-commerce, Digital Asset Management, Documents & Records Management, Business Process Management, Business Intelligence, ERP & CRM, SOA. In addition to alliances with Redhat and SAP, CIGNEX is a Platinum partner to Alfresco and Liferay, Gold partner to Pentaho and a Global partner to Compiere.

About NetworkGulf: NetworkGulf Information Technology (www.networkgulf.com) is an Open Source solutions provider based in Dubai since 2004. NGIT has been providing networking and business solutions on Open Source technologies to businesses in the region. The key areas and technologies that NGIT works on include CRM, Document Management, Enterprise Content Management, e-Records Management, ERP, Business Intelligence, System Integration & Networking. It's clients include Insurance, Financial services, Real estate, Engineering, Consulting, FMCG, Manufacturing and Media companies. NetworkGulf are also the regional partners for SugarCRM, Redhat, eDOCuman, Endian, Zimbra and Kaspersky.

For further Information contact:

CIGNEX Global Holding Corporation        NetworkGulf Information Technology
Munwar Shariff                                               V S Dileep
munwar@cignex.com                                  dileep@networkgulf.com