Mendix and Pink Elephant Expand Strategic Partnership

Pink Elephant strengthens presence in South Africa with Mendix Center of Excellence

BOSTON & NAARDEN, Netherlands--()--Mendix, the enterprise app platform as a service company, and Pink Elephant, the international business innovator and consultancy, today announced an expanded strategic partnership. Building upon its existing Mendix implementation services and industry solutions, Pink Elephant is expanding its South African operations with a Mendix Center of Excellence to better support local application development and delivery needs.

Pink Elephant has been an active Mendix partner for several years, offering implementation services to help clients quickly deliver custom Mendix applications. The company has also built repeatable industry solutions on the Mendix App Platform, such as Claims2020, a business app platform for claims management. Building upon this track record of success, Pink Elephant is adding a Mendix Center of Excellence to its South African organization. The company is expanding its team of local Mendix experts in the areas of implementation, support and sales to expand the resources available to support Mendix projects and apps.

“Pink Elephant’s strategic partnership with Mendix allows us to combine our deep industry and domain knowledge with the speed and flexibility of the platform to deliver immediate business value for clients,” said Piet van Vugt, CEO of Pink Elephant. “Expanding our South African operations with a Mendix Center of Excellence is a natural next step in our long and fruitful relationship. We’re now better positioned to meet the growing application delivery demands in South Africa, and intend to bring more of our European portfolio to the region.”

“We are very impressed by Pink Elephant’s deep commitment to Mendix and its success in the South African market,” said Derek Roos, CEO and co-founder of Mendix. “We are looking forward to working together with their growing team of experts to help more and more companies use Mendix to innovate and compete with apps.”

About Mendix
Mendix is the app platform as a service company for the enterprise. We enable companies to build, integrate and deploy web and mobile applications faster and with better results, effectively driving ROI in days, not months. For more information, visit www.Mendix.com and follow the company on Twitter @Mendix.

About Pink Elephant
Pink Elephant is an international business innovator and knowledge leader in the field of business transformation. With IT and consulting services, Pink Elephant enables clients to translate knowledge and creativity within their organisation into results. Beginning with its foundation in 1980, Pink Elephant has perceived the synergy between man and IT as the most important tool for businesses to innovate and increase their competitive advantage. Pink Elephant is active in more than 20 countries and alongside business and management consultancy also provides Enterprise App Services, IT Services, and Education Services.

Contacts

Pink Elephant:
Barry van der Meij, +31 (0) 88 235 66 55
Marketing Manager
barry.vandermeij@pinkelephant.nl
or
Mendix:
PAN Communications for Mendix
Mike O’Connell, +1 617-502-4300
mendix@pancomm.com

Release Summary

Mendix, the enterprise app platform as a service company, and Pink Elephant, the international business innovator and consultancy, today announced an expanded strategic partnership.

Contacts

Pink Elephant:
Barry van der Meij, +31 (0) 88 235 66 55
Marketing Manager
barry.vandermeij@pinkelephant.nl
or
Mendix:
PAN Communications for Mendix
Mike O’Connell, +1 617-502-4300
mendix@pancomm.com