Ionia Drives Enterprise Adoption with Innovative Platform Solutions, Named Heroku Platinum Partner

Strategic partnership delivers direct access, visibility, and continuity with the Heroku team to empower our customers.

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Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013

Ionia Corporation, a cloud computing consulting firm headquartered in Boston’s Innovation District, announced today that it has been designated a Heroku Platinum Partner. Ionia Corporation is the first company in New England and 1 of 6 globally to achieve this distinction.

“The combination of Heroku and cloud computing technologies has truly been a game changer for our customers. Our clients are pushing the boundaries with mobile, push, and SMS technologies, while fully leveraging multiple platforms to leapfrog competitors. Simply put, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

Joe Gaska
Managing Partner & Technical Architect
Ionia Corporation

Heroku, an industry pioneer in cloud application development, has empowered developers to build and run more than 3 million apps, all in the cloud. Heroku’s cloud application development platform, also known as Platform as a Service (PaaS), allows developers to deploy and scale powerful enterprise and mobile apps, with total visibility across the entire app.

"Ionia is a prime occurrence of a partner utilizing Salesforce and Heroku to deliver a new wave of applications and services that combine customer data with connected devices. Taking full advantage of Heroku's standard architecture, programming languages, databases and add-on services, Ionia has successfully developed and executed on a vision of building apps for the next generation of the Cloud."

Nicolas Pujol
VP, Business Development
Heroku

Over the last year, Ionia Corporation’s team has delivered amazing mobile applications, portals, and connected devices leveraging the combined power of Heroku and Salesforce. This combination of Heroku and CRM platforms have allowed Ionia to deliver cutting edge applications at a fraction of traditional costs & time. The platinum partnership now provides Ionia Corporation and their clients with direct access and input with some of the most innovative cloud application resources in the world.

Ionia Corporation’s team recently deployed the Heroku platform to deliver a secure, encrypted, and scalable solution for connected kiosks at New England Biolabs, a world leader in the production and supply of reagents for the life science industry.

“We partnered with Ionia to create a new and innovative automated point of sale freezer for life sciences reagents that integrates with our Salesforce Sales Cloud. The whole concept went from whiteboard to realized prototype in under 60 days, because of the aggressive leverage of Heroku and the Salesforce architecture, and Ionia's understanding of how to connect the pieces into a seamless experience. Ionia's expertise and participation in the creation of the solution helped us shorten our time to develop and rapidly iterate a new solution that differentiates us in the industry, and creates a whole new way to connect with our customers.”

Ken Grady
CIO & Director of IT
New England Biolabs

ABOUT IONIA CORPORATION
Ionia’s team of cloud computing experts has delivered 250+ solutions in the last 8 years receiving outstanding reviews across the Healthcare & Life Sciences and Manufacturing verticals within the Salesforce AppExchange. Heroku has become a staple in in Ionia’s technology stack to solve their client’s needs. Ionia’s team has delivered cloud connected kiosks, cloud connected medical devices, secure physician/patient portals, mobile applications (native & HTML5), Facebook applications, and everything in between.


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