Alliance Global Services wins the 2009 Partner of Year award at the CAST Partner Opportunity Conference
October 30, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology NewsOctober 30, 2009 - On October 20, CAST Software organized Partner Opportunity Conference and announced that Alliance Global Services is selected as the 2009 Partner of the Year. Charles Gerth, SVP of Application Services accepted the award for Alliance Global Services which was announced the winner of the 2009 Partner of the Year.
Partner of the year, Charles Gerth from Alliance Global Services gave an excellent tour of how CAST is built into each of their main service offerings:
- Strategic Guidance
- Application Development
- QA & Testing
- Application Maintenance
"CAST is a proven technology and CAST-driven Application Risk Assessments are a scalable, tip of the spear offering for us," said Gerth.
Vincent Delaroche, CAST founder, Chairman, and CEO kicked off the meeting, stressing the vital role partners play in CAST's North America business. "In France, CAST is well established in 2/3rds of the country's top 100 companies, used by 9 out of 10 large system integrators, and an integral part of the services provided by high-end IT consulting companies. Our U.S. partners are vital to replicating this tremendous success in North America."
Marc Zablit, VP of Business Development for system integrators and ISVs, highlighted key system integrator successes with CAST and the 4 main ways in which system integrators and ISVs (Independent Software Vendors) use CAST to improve their revenue and margin. CAST is widely used to:
- Drive maintenance cost reductions
- Boost application development productivity
- Be a essential part of an IVV process
- Be an essential part of a handful of high-margin, scalable services (more on this below)
Olivier Bonsignour, VP of Product Development at CAST provided a breathtaking tour of the CAST AIP as it exists today and the exciting developments that are soon to come. In particular, Olivier explained the 3 key dimensions along which the CAST product is continually improved:
- Adding value on application quality
- Increasing the breadth and depth of CAST's technical coverage
- Making it even easier to implement CAST
Adam Guglicielo from CAST conducted a How-To on demoing CAST, and Lev Lesokhin, VP of Worldwide Marketing outlined the content and mechanics of spreading the CAST message far and wide.
Dave Rubino of American Fulfillment Group (AFG), a longstanding CAST partner captured the spirit of the day by declaring, "I don't believe in magic, but CAST is the closest I've come to it!"
About Alliance Global Services
Alliance Global Services is a software solutions firm that delivers across the complete software lifecycle from initial development through ongoing optimization and maintenance. Founded in 1994, Alliance has provided more than $1 billion in services since its inception while supporting hundreds of unique applications on a daily basis. Utilizing its unique RightLine methodology the firm has proven a unique ability to deliver technology initiatives that drive measurable business impact across clients and industries. Headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Conshohocken, PA, the firm's worldwide offices include: Boston, Chicago, Bridgewater and Hyderabad, India.