Ness Technologies and Imano Announce Imano Acquisition
TEANECK, New Jersey and LONDON, December 4, 2012
TEANECK, New Jersey and LONDON, December 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Ness Technologies, a global provider of information technology solutions and
services, and Imano, a full-service digital agency specializing in mobile
strategy, design and development, today announced Ness' acquisition of Imano.
The pairing of Imano's front-end capabilities with Ness' execution expertise
is expected to deliver maximum value to Ness' mobility customers.
Ness provides end-to-end service offerings through its global delivery
teams-from strategy consulting to application design and development to
testing and implementation-partnering with clients to ensure all necessary
steps are taken to develop a viable mobile strategy. Imano's digital media and
design expertise complement Ness' mobile services business model, combining
proven User Interface/User Experience (UI/UX) competencies with mobile
strategy development and implementation to ensure a comprehensive, sustainable
mobile initiative. Ness' clients can expect an enhanced mobile experience as a
result of Imano's full-service digital capabilities.
"As Ness continues to expand its 'compute anywhere' mobility footprint, the
synergy between our organization and Imano enables us to provide more
comprehensive and exciting offerings," said Joe Lagioia, President, Ness
Software Engineering Services. "We are confident that our acquisition of Imano
offers our clients extraordinary value-added benefits through Imano's mobile
and design expertise coupled with our strategic mobile development
Mark Lister, Imano's Managing Director, said: "We have been making our name
with world firsts in mobile, since we were first to market with an Augmented
Reality app for the iPhone. Imano is skilled at imagining, creating and
developing rich mobile applications that make innovative use of the latest
technologies. The Ness acquisition offers us access to the scale we need to
win the very biggest mobile applications. We already have the experience,
knowledge and creativity - and now we have the firepower. We can't wait to get
started and see how much we can achieve together."
About Ness Technologies
Ness Technologies is a global provider of IT and business services and
solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering and
system integration, application development, consulting, and software
distribution. Ness delivers its portfolio of solutions and services using a
global delivery model combining offshore, near-shore and local teams. With
about 7,000 employees, Ness has operations in North America, Europe, Israel,
Singapore and India; has customers in over 20 countries; and partners with
numerous software and hardware vendors worldwide. Visit http://www.ness.com
for more information.
The Software Engineering Services (SES) business unit is a global provider of
end-to-end, commercial-grade software development solutions, strategically
partnering with clients across the entire software lifecycle to drive
competitive advantage by improving time-to-market, quality and innovation. For
more information about Ness SES, visit blog.ness.com.
Imano is an agency established in 1996 that specialized in digital design and
web applications. It developed a successful in-house e-Commerce platform but
has recently found its stride creating and delivering engaging and innovative
applications for the mobile world. Clients such as UEFA, Harrods, Stella
Artois and Hertz Navigation Solutions know Imano as a mobile partner,
generating the next wave of ideas that will appeal to the mobile generation.
With over 70 consumer-focused apps released to date, Imano continues to evolve
in that space but is increasingly drawn to opportunities in the workplace and
the enterprise applications that will change the way we think and interact at
work. For a more detailed look, visit http://www.imano.com.
Advisors to Imano were Results International and David Blois at M&A Advisory.
SOURCE Ness AT Ltd
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