ArmedZilla Gears Up With Avantica Technologies

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A new social networking site serving U.S. Veterans launches with help from leading Nearshore software engineering specialist

Avantica Technologies, a leading Nearshore specialist providing software engineering services to both start-up and established software companies, announced today its new client relationship with ArmedZilla, Inc. A new social networking site focused on the U.S. Military community, ArmedZilla provides a platform to connect military personnel, veterans, friends, family and supporters worldwide.

“This platform fills a support and service gap missing far too long within the military community,” explained David Johnson, Founder and CEO of ArmedZilla. “Our decision to work with Avantica is based on their ability to integrate their talented software developers and testers into our internal team. They were productive immediately, helping us meet our aggressive release goals.”

Currently, there are 24 million veterans and more than two million men and women serving in the U.S. Military. Many feel a need to share experiences, make new connections while in the military, and stay connected once discharged. ArmedZilla’s site, accessible at no cost, will provide this community with necessary and easy to use support services that will help them in their day-to-day lives. In addition, members can share their stories, be recognized for their service, re-connect with former buddies, and interact with friends, family and supporters.

Avantica’s software engineers worked closely with ArmedZilla’s internal development team to build a reliable, feature rich site that can scale to support rapid traffic growth. Avantica’s engineering model is highly collaborative, based on distributed Agile, English language, same U.S. time-zone, economical, with a focus on quality software engineering.

“We’re honored to be working with ArmedZilla and playing a role in helping to bring this important set of capabilities to a community that deserves it – U.S. veterans, active duty military personnel and their families who served with them,” said Mario Chaves, CEO of Avantica Technologies. “Avantica has helped both start-ups and the Software 500 release nearly 1,600 products over the past 15 years - none more important than this launch.”

In addition to helping to develop ArmedZilla’s social networking site, Avantica’s engineers are also providing QA and testing. Avantica’s QA service utilizes leading testing tools, while facilitating remote customer access to see the results as soon as they are generated. The company’s comprehensive QA experience spans requirements analysis, TC definition, test cycle execution, and QA results delivery.

About ArmedZIlla, Inc.:
ArmedZilla is a social network connecting the military community and its supporters in one secure place. This veteran-founded organization urges everyone - regardless of service or status - to discover their military connection and leverage social tools to support the military community. The company is governed by a “Code of Honor” that promotes mission, integrity and professionalism through everything it does. Join the largest military and veteran support community at

About Avantica Technologies:
Avantica Technologies specializes in providing software engineering services well-suited to both start-up and established software companies. Avantica's experience across the product development lifecycle - from design to development, testing and professional services - provides unique value to the company's Mobile, Cloud, Analytics, Enterprise, Social Networking, Consumer Web and Financial app customers. The 15-year-old company is headquartered in Silicon Valley with engineering centers in Latin America (Costa Rica, Peru). Our model is partner-centric, distributed Agile, English language, U.S. time-zone, economical, and quality software engineering across the PDLC. Avantica Technologies can be found at

Media Contact: Marisol Briceno, mbriceno(at)avantica(dot)net, (650)-587-1525


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