SOURCE: GlobalLogic

March 10, 2008 09:00 ET

GlobalLogic Partners With Mobile Product "Factory" Innovator

GlobalLogic Partners With Mobikon to Provide Software Product Engineering Services

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwire - March 10, 2008) - GlobalLogic, the leading specialist in global product development for mobile and wireless products, today announced a research and development partnership with Mobikon Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (www.mobikontech.com), an innovative provider of mobile security, location based services (LBS) and other essential services using mobile based applications. GlobalLogic's mobile business unit will provide Mobikon with end-to-end software product engineering services designed to ensure rapid, high-quality product launches.

Samir Khadepaun, chief executive officer of Mobikon, explained: "Our partnership with GlobalLogic will enable us to rapidly develop products using GlobalLogic's team of skilled mobile software product engineers who can help us rapidly enter the market with quality, innovative products. GlobalLogic's specialization in mobile product development and support was attractive to us, as was their leadership in distributed Agile for software development."

The partnership with GlobalLogic will enable Mobikon to tap into GlobalLogic's expertise in high-end product engineering for mobile and wireless products (http://www.globallogic.com/focusareas/mobile_wireless.shtml). With nearly 400 mobile software engineers, GlobalLogic has deep experience in field service, wireless internet, mobile enterprise, retail and transportation, healthcare and financial services.

Mobikon's partnership will also enable the company to access GlobalLogic's expertise in device and network-specific programming, continuous infrastructure development, integration, customization and ongoing maintenance.

Peter Harrison, chief executive officer of GlobalLogic, said: "We are excited about this new partnership with Mobikon, an emerging innovator in the delivery of high-quality mobile handset applications based on GPRS and SMS. GlobalLogic's proven success working with over 40 emerging and established mobile product companies to help them launch their products, as well as our leadership in distributed Agile software development (http://www.globallogic.com/Media/pressReleaseDetail.asp?press/65) were important factors to moving forward with the partnership."

About Mobikon

Mobikon is a fast growing products and services company using mobile based applications that are focused on the retail consumer usage pattern. Mobikon also services corporations in specific verticals such as construction, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing.

Mobikon is headquartered in Pune, India and has a marketing presence across India, US, China, Singapore, Australia and U.A.E.

About GlobalLogic

The leader in global product development, GlobalLogic, Inc. partners with emerging and established technology companies to help them bring great software products to market in less time and at less cost. GlobalLogic has developed a unique joint-venture model of partnering with technology companies to create a dedicated global delivery center. By leveraging GlobalLogic's global facilities and world-class engineers, companies can increase quality while dramatically reducing timelines and operating costs, often by more than 60 percent. Through the GlobalLogic Velocity™ method and platform, the company is also a pioneer in distributed Agile methods and open source platforms that shorten product development cycles while ensuring that the right features are implemented on time, every time.

GlobalLogic has ongoing partnerships with more than 140 technology companies in markets that include consumer internet, SaaS, VoIP, wireless, telecom, security, payment, business intelligence, embedded and finance. It has completed more than 300 major products in the last 12 months with a better than 95 percent on-time delivery record. Over the last six years, GlobalLogic has helped its clients release over 800 software products. Its clients include innovative technology companies such as Autodesk, Avolent, BroadSoft, Electronic Arts, GridApp Systems, MobiTV, Mobikon, Motorola, NexTone, Vertica, Qualcomm and Sony Digital. GlobalLogic, an Inc. 500 company, has been ranked as one of the 10 best places to work in India by IDC and was recognized by InfoWorld for Agile software product development excellence. GlobalLogic is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia and has European headquarters in London, U.K. The company has global delivery centers throughout the U.S., India, Ukraine and China and employs nearly 3,000 professionals worldwide.