|[February 14, 2013]
Sencha Signs Strategic Distribution Partnership with Canon IT to Expand Presence in Japanese Market
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
the leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile
applications, today announced it has signed a new partnership agreement
with Canon (News - Alert) IT Solutions Inc., a member of the Canon IT group companies.
With this agreement, Canon IT and Sencha are ideally positioned to meet
the growing demand in the Japanese market for universal application
development tools and frameworks. Sencha and Canon IT are poised to
capture significant market share by bringing industry-leading HTML5
technology to Japan's massive developer base.
Under its distribution partnership with Sencha, Canon IT is now the sole
distributor of Sencha's HTML5 application development frameworks and
tools in Japan, and is also providing system integration and information
technology services for Sencha products. In addition, Canon is providing
localized technical support and documentation, and has exclusive rights
to localize Sencha products into Japanese.
"The opportunity for Sencha and HTML5 development in Japan is huge and
Canon IT is the idal partner to help us capitalize on this enormous
opportunity," said Sencha CEO Michael Mullany. "Canon IT is a proven
leader and innovator in the Japanese market and we look forward to a
long and mutually beneficial relationship."
"Our customers are seeking cross-platform development technologies to
reach the large and ever-expanding number of mobile and computing
platforms in use today, and Sencha is the clear leader in this market,"
said Kazuhori Asada, President and CEO of Canon IT Solutions. "Sencha's
tools and frameworks are the best for building applications that run on
all of today's mobile and desktop platforms."
Canon IT will host a Sencha Event in Tokyo on March 14, 2013 to
introduce Sencha products to Canon customers and kick off the
relationship with Sencha. Information about the March 14 event is
available on the Canon IT website.
Sencha's application frameworks, tools and cloud services empower
developers to create high quality applications based on Web standards
that can run on an unprecedented number of devices, platforms and
browsers. The company's flagship product, Sencha Complete, includes
1.6 million developers worldwide at more than 150,000 companies use the
Sencha family of products to build highly functional and robust desktop
and mobile applications to run their business. Visit
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