Latin America Nearshore Mobile Engineering Services Leader Co-develops Apps For Everything

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Avantica Technologies and North American Mobile Customers Launch Social, Photos, Games and More Apps

Avantica Technologies, one of the largest Nearshore software engineering services companies in Latin America, announced today that its Mobile unit grew rapidly in the recently concluded first quarter of 2012.

The 15-year-old company, headquartered in Silicon Valley with software engineering centers in Costa Rica and Peru, co-develops and tests mobile apps based on the iOS, Android, Windows Mobile and HTML5 platforms. The company’s customers in North America include venture-backed start-ups, the Software 500 and industry.

“We co-develop and test for virtually every customer app you can imagine,” explained Ronald Hernandez, Avantica Technologies’ Mobile Unit Manager. “We’ve done enterprise apps for SaaS expense management and online banking on iOS and Android; to shopping, social gaming and even sports training apps. We co-develop customer apps for everything!”

A partial list of apps Avantica Technologies has jointly developed with its customers includes:

  • Mobile Content Management
  • Office Space Planning
  • Navigation
  • Camera Surveillance
  • Integrated Barcode Scanning, Printing and Collaboration
  • Event Calendar
  • Whiteboard Imaging
  • Healthy Shopping
  • Major retailer shopping assistant
  • Newspaper
  • Travel Service Assistant
  • Automotive Review and Advice

Hernandez went on to explain that the number of smartphones sold in 2011, 488,000,000, exceeded the number of PCs sold, 415,000,000. He predicts that tablet sales (73 million in 2011) will pass PC sales in three years.

“That Mobile device penetration will be accompanied by an exponential growth in related content,” Hernandez said. “Customers will need help co-developing that content for smartphones and tablets. Avantica, with its natural advantages related to same North America time-zone, mobile app development talent and Western business culture is positioned to help.”

Avantica Technologies’ specializes in software engineering services for enterprise, cloud, social networking, consumer web, financial and mobile apps. It has helped North America, Latin American and European customers successfully release nearly 1,600 software products, large-scale Web and Mobile apps.

The North America market for Nearshore software engineering services specialists has grown rapidly. The main benefits are access to fully aligned cultural compatibility; skilled, economical labor; and proximity of shorter travel time and time zone alignment supporting Agile-based software development and testing. For example, the flight from Austin, Texas to San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital, is 5 hours and 40 minutes. Austin to India’s capital city is more than 21 hours.

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 Enterprise, Cloud, Social Networking, Consumer Web, Financial and Mobile 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 http://www.avantica.net.

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

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