Application development outsourcing helps organizations adapt to rapid technology advancements and evolving business processes. Outsourcing software development helps fulfill need for newer customized solutions or transformation of existing systems to state-of-the-art environments, while retaining most of the existing business processes.
Key Drivers for Application Development Outsourcing
Adapting to new technologies to the underlying application infrastructure and rapid changes to application development and deployment remain the primary challenges for organizations. In addition, organizations face the challenge of stringent budgets and aggressive time-lines for any development initiative. This calls for adopting strategies that provide maximum flexibility and effective techniques to manage applications early in the development stages and ensure a long and productive application life. As an application development outsourcing partner, Ikas can deliver benefits beyond cost savings.
We provide industry-leading expertise in developing, integrating, and supporting business critical applications. Our expertise in Enterprise technologies, Web, E-Business, Mobile and Custom Application Development leverages our deep technology strengths and best practices to deliver value for our customers. We collaborate with you through the entire application development life cycle. Providing value through a number of different services, we apply best practices, advice and implement stringent test & QA methodologies and apply our deployment experience to ensure a successful implementation, along with on-going maintenance and support as required.
Application Maintenance Outsourcing (AMO)
Organizations, today, are spending over 70% of their IT budgets on maintaining and supporting existing and legacy applications, however, most companies do not consider supporting and maintaining applications as a core competency or a value added service. Application Maintenance is a core competency for Ikas Technologies.
Leveraging our Global delivery center, we help organizations slash their Support and Maintenance costs by as much as 40% while increasing service levels and up-time. Some of the benefits of our AMO solution includes:
Providing greater availability of mission-critical business applications
Providing consistent monthly reporting with agreed upon metrics (SLA)
Enabling quality into the overall support process
Application/ERP 'Sun Setting'
Application portfolios, including those using ERP packages, in organizations continue to change. Our Application 'Sun Setting' services is designed to allow our clients to manage that change optimally from an operations and financial standpoint while retaining the critical business knowledge.
As the applications approach their "end of life" and are discontinued, Ikas applies its Global delivery transitioning and takes ownership of the application portfolio under a defined service level agreement allowing you to redirect resources and efforts in implementing new and efficient business applications.
Ikas can enable a process driven and partner centric approach that enables, optimal operational capabilities during the 'Sun-set' period. As with our other maintenance services offerings, we leverage our structured "Knowledge Transition Process" to quickly understand the application and begin providing maintenance and support services.
We are focused on helping mid-market enterprise leverage technology to achieve business goals. Our solution and technology portfolio for the Application development & Maintenance outsourcing includes the following:
Microsoft: C++, MS .NET, SQL Server 2005, Sharepoint Portal, Workflow & Integration
Java/JEE : BEA Weblogic, IBM Websphere, JBoss, Apache, Tomcat, Struts, Spring, Hibernate
Web Technologies: PHP, Java, Ajax, HTML, XML
RDBMS: Oracle, PL/SQL, MS-SQL Server, Sybase, DB2, T-SQL, MySQL
ERP/CRM : SAP, Peoplesoft, JDE, Microsoft , Siebel, Salesforce.com, Oracle
Platforms : Windows NT/2000/2003/2008, Unix (AIX, Linux, HP-UX, Solaris)
We enable this by fully leveraging distributed, highly re-usable components based technologies and best of the breed tools and products, while focusing on quality, lower cost and added value to the business.