PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA – June 8, 2010 – ComponentOne, a leading component vendor in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner program, has formed a strategic partnership in mainland China with Grape City. This partnership will support ComponentOne’s initiatives to increase awareness of the use of custom third party controls in the Chinese market. GrapeCity will serve as a distributor of ComponentOne’s product lines which cover Visual Studio components, IDE tools, and Web Parts for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services.
“This partnership will benefit the development community, new and existing clients as well as our current reseller network,” said Dana Yanni, global sales channel manger. “GrapeCity’s worldwide experience and knowledge of the local market will support the expansion of the sales and distribution of ComponentOne’s full suite of products.”
“In order to shorten the delivery cycle and improve the project quality, more and more Chinese software companies are developing projects using third party components,” said. Allan Ni, PowerTools business director at GrapeCity China. “GrapeCity will continue to introduce some great components to Chinese customers, working together with partners like ComponentOne to provide world level components and considerate local service to the customers.”
ComponentOne is a privately held company headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA. As a leading component vendor in the Microsoft Visual Studio Industry Partner program, ComponentOne provides a wide range of Visual Studio components, IDE tools, and Web Parts for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server and Windows SharePoint Services. For more information, visit www.componentone.com.
GrapeCity is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, an international award-winning software firm and the world’s largest component vendor with headquarters in Japan and U.S. headquarters in Kirkland, WA, employing more than 850 worldwide. GrapeCity’s mission is to turn new ideas for software into marketable products and business solutions. For over 25 years, the company has provided enterprises around the world with state-of-the-art software tools, solutions, and services to help accomplish this goal. For more information, visit www.grapecity.com.
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