Distribution Expansion and Forecasted Growth Sets the Stage for Innovative UI Development in 2017 PITTSBURGH, PA - January 18, 2017 - GrapeCity, the largest component solution provider in the Microsoft Visual Studio Partner Ecosystem has named ComponentSource as their official master distributor for GrapeCity Developer Solutions, which includes the company’s bestselling ComponentOne Studio, Wijmo, ActiveReports, Spread Studio, and Xuni products, retroactively effective January 1, 2017. GrapeCity begins an important year with the promotion of Visual Studio 2017 RC-ready extensions and the launch of new cross-platform application development toolkits. ComponentSource is uniquely positioned to represent GrapeCity as the premier provider of tools and solutions for Windows, web and mobile application developers.
"By utilizing ComponentSource’s proven distribution services, we are able to expand our channel program to the thousands of ComponentSource authorized resellers worldwide," said Brad Keller, director of sales at GrapeCity. "Whether you currently own a GrapeCity product or are looking to purchase one, this new reseller partner base helps to ensure you have the right GrapeCity product and support that exactly matches your needs." Since 1995, ComponentSource has been ensuring developers around the world are supplied with the best software components and development tools. With their thousands of ComponentSource authorized local resellers around the world, GrapeCity end-user customers will have more choices in how they can purchase their GrapeCity Developer Solutions products. "We are excited that GrapeCity has chosen ComponentSource to be their key partner to provide channel and distribution services," said Sam Patterson, CEO of ComponentSource. "The innovative ActiveReports, ComponentOne Studio, Spread, Xuni, and Wijmo products appear in our bestseller lists and annual product awards; we look forward to introducing and servicing their product lines throughout our reseller channel." As the official master distributor for GrapeCity, ComponentSource is able to make it easier for developers using GrapeCity products to understand the benefits of their subscription, provide quicker order fulfillment with ecommerce options, 24-hour multilingual customer service support and online live chat. The array of benefits ComponentSource offers GrapeCity’s customer base of resellers:
- Multilingual websites in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese – Website LiveChat available
- Three multilingual call centers in Atlanta, GA USA; Reading, England; Tokyo, Japan
- Multilingual sales staff - English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, and Cantonese
- 50 toll free numbers in 47 countries around the world
- Buy in USD $, Euros €, GBP £, JPY ¥, AUS $, KRW + 14 other currencies
- Resellers can place orders online for new GrapeCity licenses 24/7 and receive instant fulfillment by ESD download (renewals/upgrades require verification during business hours)
- Purchasing available by Purchase Order (for companies that qualify), Bank Transfer, Credit Card and PayPal
Resources For additional information on ComponentSource’s distribution services for GrapeCity products, please visit http://www.componentone.com/Pages/Resellers/ Opportunities For resellers wishing to resell GrapeCity products, you may contact ComponentSource to become one of their authorized resellers: https://www.componentsource.com/help-support/about-us/contact About ComponentSource ComponentSource is the world's largest marketplace and community for reusable software components for all platforms. The respected barometer for the component industry, ComponentSource pioneered the open market for reusable software components in 1995, and continues to drive the market through its award-winning e-business model and groundbreaking work to establish the first widely accepted reusable component standard. A global e-business with customers in over 175 countries, ComponentSource is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, United States and has offices in Reading, England and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.componentsource.com or http://www.componentsource.co.jp About GrapeCity GrapeCity is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, a premier Visual Studio Industry Partner, and one of the world’s largest providers of developer components. The company has more than 850 employees and hundreds of thousands of customers worldwide. For close to 30 years, GrapeCity has provided enterprises around the world with state-of-the-art developer tools and components, software services, and solutions. For more company information, visit http://tools.grapecity.com/ ### All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.