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OutSystems-Agile Platform 6.0

Company description

Locations:
San Ramon, CA (USA),
Maarssen (Netherlands),
Linda-a-Velha (Portugal – Headquarter)

Established: March 2001

Employees: 124

Mission:
IT is crucial for today’s business. But in a lot of places, IT is seen as not delivering, as inflexible, as always saying no and not able to change at the speed of business. Business folks suffer and IT professionals suffer even more.
Our goal is to make business love their IT and IT love their professional life. This goal drives our products, our methods and our advice. This is our passion. This is our ultimate goal.

Headquarter Address:
OutSystems
Rua Central Park 2, 2A
2795-242 Linda-a-Velha, Portugal
Tel: +351 21 4153730
Fax: +351 21 4153731
info@outsystems.com

Market

OutSystems is a software company that develops and markets the Agile Platform, a complete solution for the development and management of custom enterprise web applications that are built to change at the speed of business.

IT teams around the world use the Agile Platform to develop, deploy, manage and change web applications that are robust, ready to scale and based on standard technology, ensuring no vendor lock-in.

Benchmarks have shown that customers using the Agile Platform can deliver their custom web applications up to 10.9x faster than with other technologies and toolsets available in the market.

OutSystems products are suited to medium to large companies, across all industries (including Banking, Telecom, Insurance, HealthCare, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, Utilities, and Government). OutSystems’ customer base includes companies from Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa and Australia.

Currently the company has an echosystem of 59 implementation partners that resell the Agile Platform and deliver custom projects built with it. The company also offers professional services to its customers (including training, application delivery, project management, application portfolio management and application factories auditing).

OutSystems has a complete R&D department that strategizes, implements and delivers the company products, and represents 30% of the company’s workforce.

Differentiation

The Agile Platform has been designed to support the development of enterprise applications, both in the Cloud or On-premise. It competes with traditional .Net and Java development and with modern RAD and Model Driven Development tools.

- The Agile Platform covers the entire life-cycle of application development and management, reducing time and cost in every phase.

- It includes a modeling tool covers all aspects of web and mobile apps (data model, logic, processes and workflows, user interfaces, schedulers, web services and security). Benchmarks show a 10.9x productivity increase when compared with traditional development technology;

- Application deployment and rollback is automated with 1-click, reducing the time of changing and redeploying apps from hours to minutes.

- No Lock-In: The generated applications are standard .Net or Java, using SQL Server or Oracle databases. Unlike other tools, the Agile Platform doesn’t use any runtime engines or interpreters. If a company decides to stop using the platform they can extract the generated code and maintain the apps with another IDE.

- Slexible PaaS: companies can select any cloud provider and deploy their apps on the technology stacks they favor, with no lock-in to proprietary languages or databases. Apps can be re-deployed to another cloud provider, or even brought on-premise.

- The cost of changeing apps is stable across the application life-cycle, making custom development a viable alternative versus packages and SaaS.

Openess and Compliance

The platform relies on standard application servers and databases. Visual models are compiled into standard, well architected, native .Net and Java applications. No interpreters or proprietary libraries are used.

Interoperability: you can consume and expose web services and integrate external databases automatically. You can also create custom adapters.

It supports role based access control and automated auditing of end user and platform operations. Currently being used in complex SOX environments

Product(s)/solutions

Awards:
CRN – Top Cloud Computing Vendor 2011
Best Software Development Solution – CODie Awards 2009
Enterprise Tools Productivity Award Winner – Jolt Awards 2009
Logica Global Innovation Venture Partner Program – 2009 Country Winner

References:
EDP, Grupo CGD, Banif, BES, SATA, Bacardi, Barclays, Fly.com, TNT, Sanofi Aventis, E.On, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cofidis, Siemens, Angelini

Articles:
MakeTechEasier.com- http://bit.ly/lwbJEO
Atos Origin- http://bit.ly/jFugi2
TechRepublic- http://tek.io/lZjSrmThe Agile Platform is a complete enterprise application development solution to build, change, manage and operate web and mobile apps 10.9x faster.

Key components are:

Integration Studio – includes wizards to automate the integration of databases, library APIs and third party applications such as SAP. It uses Visual Studio and Eclipse to assist in the creation of custom adapters. Adapters are published with 1-click and then reused in different applications.

Service Studio – used to rapidly deliver and change web applications using visual models. It enables modeling Web 2.0 UIs, Business Logic, Relational Databases, Integration Components, Web Services, Security Rules, Scheduling Jobs, and Business Processes!

Service Center – web console for operational management. Provides version control and configuration management and allows operation teams to monitor and audit running applications to detect and isolate performance and quality issues, and to manage highly scalable, 24×7 application server farms.

Embedded Change Technology – collaboration mechanism that collects feedback from a running application. ECT enables users, testers, etc. to pinpoint an area in the running app and type a comment in a popup. This comment plus the screen capture of the page is made available to project managers and developers.

With the latest release, version 6.0, OutSystems offers a complete cloud-based Platform-as-a-Service solution. This allows customers to have a complete application life cycle solution available in hours with no concerns over infrastructure.
We also use the cloud to support trial and evaluation by prospects, providing them with test sandboxes in the cloud where they can evaluate pre-built apps, or provision a 15-day trial PaaS server for evaluation.

Overall the Agile Platform, coupled with its PaaS offer, provides unprecedented time to market. In addition to faster development companies now get nearly instant provisioning of your full development and production infrastructure.

http://www.outsystems.com/agile-platform/

References

Awards:
CRN – Top Cloud Computing Vendor 2011
Best Software Development Solution – CODie Awards 2009
Enterprise Tools Productivity Award Winner – Jolt Awards 2009
Logica Global Innovation Venture Partner Program – 2009 Country Winner

References:
EDP, Grupo CGD, Banif, BES, SATA, Bacardi, Barclays, Fly.com, TNT, Sanofi Aventis, E.On, Bristol Myers Squibb, Cofidis, Siemens, Angelini

Articles:
MakeTechEasier.com- http://bit.ly/lwbJEO
Atos Origin- http://bit.ly/jFugi2
TechRepublic- http://tek.io/lZjSrm