Richmond, Virginia (PRWEB) August 1, 2006 –-
Amentra, an industry leading business and technology consulting firm, today announced that Gartner recently released their Hype Cycle for Consulting and Systems Integration report for 2006*. Amentra has been listed as a sample vendor in two areas: Open Source Software and SOA & Web Services.
According to Gartner, OSS consulting and implementation services include the use of OSS to design, construct and manage solutions; also included are advisory, consulting and systems integration (SI) assistance in the selection and deployment of various OSS components in SI engagements, governance services for OSS procurement, usage and contributions to the OSS community. Other consulting and implementation services include environmental assessments to detect and inventory OSS components, and to implement software compliance management solutions; in addition, there are software testing and validation services, as well as services to develop and manage OSS deployments throughout the software life cycle.
Regarding service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web services, the analyst firm defines the implementation expertise around business process analysis, modeling, renovation, IT strategy, architecture, governance and application development and integration.
“We are incredibly pleased to be listed by Gartner as a sample vendor for Open Source Software and SOA & Web Services. Our significant commitment to open source and second to none expertise and processes around Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Web Services continue to drive significant ROI and lower TCO for our client-partners allowing them to quickly adapt to changing business conditions through the use of process and technology. We believe this listing is further affirmation that Amentra’s process and approach to delivering projects continues to revolutionize the manner in which our client-partners can transform their process, technology, and people in order to achieve the most significant bottom-line impact possible,” said Michael Hurt, COO at Amentra.
About Amentra, Inc.
Amentra, Inc. offers a distinctively different approach to business and IT consulting. By helping clients deploy mission critical business systems through a formal, experience proven mentoring and software development program, Amentra has earned industry accolades for combining two areas that have historically been separate service offerings into a single solution: deliverable-based project solutions integrated with IT Mentoring. Amentra specializes in expertise in retail, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, finance, and government. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Amentra also has regional offices in Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC. Current expansion includes Philadelphia, PA and Tampa, FL. Amentra's web address is http://www.amentra.com.
- Gartner Research “Hype Cycle for Consulting and Systems Integration, 2006” by M.Cantara, et al. July 10, 2006.