Los Angeles, CA — Worldwide Partner Conference — July 12, 2011 – Scribe, a global data integration provider, announced a new Scribe Online program for Microsoft independent software vendors (ISVs) interested in developing and moving applications to the Windows Azure platform. Scribe Online enables Microsoft ISVs to quickly and easily integrate data across public and private clouds. The solution combines the power of Windows Azure and SQL Azure with Scribe’s proven data integration capabilities to enable developers to easily maximize the speed and cost effectiveness of cloud computing applications on Windows Azure.
The ISV program, which is currently being piloted with select participants, provides Scribe’s partners with early access to new releases of the Scribe Online data integration platform, direct access to Scribe’s product management and product development teams, co-marketing opportunities, and the promotion of the ISV’s solutions on Scribe’s Web site.
"As developers explore their Windows Azure strategies, they’ll need access to tools and expertise to drive rapid development, testing, and deployment of cloud applications," said Rebecca Wetteman, vice president, Nucleus Research. "ISVs can take advantage of Scribe’s expertise and experience working with Microsoft products, as well as its integration technologies to accelerate time to market and time to revenue."
"We know that .NET developers want to work in Windows Azure, we know that connecting public to private clouds is essential, and we know that customers want to manage their data without investing in additional servers or systems staff," said Peter Chase, executive vice president of business development and a founder of Scribe. "With this knowledge we created Scribe Online, which gives our partners all of those capabilities and enables them to easily integrate applications on Windows Azure."
"Data integration tools provide a significant benefit to ISVs and developers who are creating applications on the Windows Azure platform with SQL Azure," said Doug Hauger, windows azure general manager at Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased that Scribe is offering native services for the Windows Azure platform to help customers integrate applications across on-premise and cloud environments."
Aplicor Simplifies Integration with Scribe Online
A growing number of partners have already had success with Scribe cloud integration. Aplicor, a global cloud-based software company, and other ISVs, are on the front line of business application integration in the cloud. They understand the importance of both connectedness and collaboration in the cloud and in hybrid environments and have embraced Scribe Online as a platform.
"We selected Scribe as a strategic technology partner because of their proven success with Microsoft," said Scott Creighton, president and CEO of Aplicor. "Their shared commitment to Windows Azure and .NET makes it much simpler and easier for our customers to integrate Aplicor with other applications on Windows Azure."
"Scribe has built its business working with partners and customers on thousands of successful Microsoft Dynamics integrations and implementations," added Scribe CEO Lou Guercia. "Now we have extended that expertise into Windows Azure with Scribe Online’s collaborative, global integration of .NET applications. Scribe is working with developers to expedite the deployment and maintenance of hybrid, public, and private cloud integrations for faster time to market and value."
Scribe is an established global provider of solutions that easily bring customer data anywhere it is needed – regardless of IT infrastructure. Scribe’s award-winning products help 12,000 customers and 1,000 partners use customer data – cloud-based, on-premise or a mix – to increase revenue, provide superior service, and create business value faster. Its easy-to-use, enterprise-ready solutions are backed by extensive support options and training, and service customers across a wide array of industries including financial services, life sciences, manufacturing, and media and entertainment companies.