OutSystems and GEN Group help Dutch companies in the Energy sector profit from Agile development

GEN will work with OutSystems on joint projects and further increase the awareness for the Agile Platform in the Netherlands market

Maarssen - 22 July 2009

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OutSystems, provider of the industry leading Agile Platform, today welcomed GEN Group as official partner in the Netherlands. GEN is a specialized provider of advanced technical and business services in the Energy market. The company provides expertise, experience and software solutions which help optimize business processes and realize significant improvements across value chains. GEN will work with OutSystems on joint projects and further increase the awareness for the Agile Platform in the market place. The partnership will enable GEN to take advantage of the trend towards Agile development in the industry and profit from the growing number of Agile deployments in the Dutch Energy market.

OutSystems’ OutPartner program supports the company’s global channel partner strategy to ensure growth and engagement in long-term commitment with key players in each region. The key goal for OutSystems is to realize organic and controlled growth through the channel and to maintain high scalability while expanding into new regions. OutPartners provide local support with a combination of highly skilled resources and strong industry expertise.

About OutSystems' Agile Platform

OutSystems’ Agile Platform can be used to integrate existing systems, compose and automatically deploy new web business applications, manage them centrally and drive change during their entire life cycle.

By automating Agile methodologies, OutSystems enables organizations to deliver applications that continuously reflect evolving business needs and bridge the gap between IT and business across the entire application life cycle.

With the Agile Platform IT departments successfully clear out their application backlog and respond effectively to evolving business requirements, within existing IT budgets.

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Sam Collot d’Escury, CEO of GEN Group, comments: “By combining our expertise with OutSystems’ Agile Platform we expect to better serve our customers, starting at process design up to execution in even the most business-critical environments. We are especially excited about this cooperation.”

Rob van Kerkwijk, Partner Manager Northern Europe for OutSystems, is pleased to announce this third partnership in the Netherlands: “At OutSystems we are looking forward to working with a real energy-industry specialist like GEN Group. GEN has a great track record and its understanding of the business processes specific to this sector is second to none. Our new partner’s expertise covers all areas of the industry: legislation and regulations as well as supply and demand management, the theory and practice of trade and business processes as well as the specific IT-demands of the Dutch market. With its experienced professionals and dedicated technology GEN translates its superior understanding of the market into state-of-the-art energy solutions. Our Partnership will drive market awareness for business the Agile way and expand our footprint in the Dutch energy sector.”

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About OutSystems

OutSystems provides the Agile Platform, the first unified solution based on Agile methodologies, to address the full life cycle of delivering and managing web business applications. Companies use the Agile Platform to integrate, assemble, deploy and manage applications on-time and on-budget—delivering business value within weeks versus months or years. Since it was first introduced in 2001, the OutSystems Agile Platform has been used in over 4000 IT environments across 138 countries.

For additional information, please visit: https://www.outsystems.com or send an email to info@outsystems.com.

About GEN Group

GEN Group BV is a company specialized in strategy, processes, IT, and consultancy for energy providers. Against the backdrop of an extensive knowledge of business and economy processes, proven expertise on the broad sector of energy data management, energy demand forecasting and portfolio management and a thorough understanding of market models and processes in liberalized energy markets, GEN knows the demands of electricity as well as gas providers as no one else. Based on this knowledge GEN advises its clients and offers advanced solutions for processes on the international energy markets, which are essential for these companies. GEN develops software solutions and takes upon itself the process design as well as the implementation of systems which are customized for a transparent way of running businesses.

For more information visit: http://www.gengroup.com.

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