A regional partnership between IT leaders from Romania and Turkey | SIVECO Romania

A regional partnership between IT leaders from Romania and Turkey

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Netcad and SIVECO Romania have joined their power to prepare a business model for supplying tailored-design complete solutions to enterprise customers.

Bucharest, April 7, 2010 - SIVECO Romania, regional supplier in eLearning and ERP solutions and Netcad, the Turkish market leader in CAD and GIS solutions, are co-operating to prepare a business model for supplying tailored-design complete solutions to enterprise customers from a single interoperable source.

Public or private enterprise clients used to receive MIS and ERP solutions and GIS solutions from separate sources. This was always a big issue to resolve the interoperation of these complicated systems. The two companies are now offering a complete and compliant solution, with even a professional e-learning service from a single source.

Netcad, with over 85% market share in cadastre, surveying and urban planning market in Turkey, has also started implementing its well-known municipal and enterprise GIS solutions in the region.

Having a 21.2% share of the local EAS market and 8.9% share of the local IT services market, SIVECO Romania is a leader in the field of software integration, by developing EAS, eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms and eBusiness solutions to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, The Near East, North of Africa, and CSI area.

These two esteem companies have agreed to develop a valuable cooperation and increase their potential target markets. The multi beneficial cooperation is not limited to above mentioned aim; each cooperating parties will also be value adding representatives of the other party in their countries and agreed to share and develop new business opportunities in their territories.

About Netcad

Netcad is a complete software company, started to be developed in 1987, and has been meeting the requirements of public and private sector for over 20 years, holding various professional solutions within its structure. It has been produced totally with the equity resources of the firm and has no license dependency.

Sales/training/support processes of Netcad software are performed by ULUSAL CAD ve GIS Çözümleri A.Ş. Netcad also offers complete Institutional Software Development, Urban Information System (UIS-GIS) installation, training and consulting services with its more than 120 skilled personnel. It makes effort to deliver the best service to its users as Cyberpark-Bilkent/Ankara Head Office, Maltepe/ ISTANBUL Istanbul Regional Directorate.

The firm ranks at top positions in Turkey, among the software companies, with the software it produces and its trademark Netcad. Market share of solutions offered in Geographical Information Systems, Cartography, Urban Region Planning, Highway Designing and similar sectors reach up to 85%. It currently has over 6000 registered users and holds more than 15000 licenses. Netcad products are instructed as lectures in 76 departments in 53 universities.

The firm has a continuous training center called netcadkampüs. Within this scope, vocational training and advanced software usage trainings are given by instructors specialized in their own field.

Netcad makes effort to keep its product and service quality understanding always at top level with the ISO 9001 quality certificate it holds. Its CMMI 3 maturity level studies are still ongoing. Netcad proves that it has acquired world standards on the subjects of Geographical Information Systems with the WMS, WFS, SFS certificates it received from Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), where Netcad is an associate member. (www.netcad.com.tr)

About SIVECO Romania

Founded at the beginning of 1992, SIVECO Romania is the most successful software house in Romania, responsible for developing and exporting high-end software products to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, The Near East, North of Africa, and CSI area.

SIVECO Romania's shareholders include Intel Capital, Polish Enterprise Fund V (Investment fund administrated by Enterprise Investors), and SIVECO Netherlands B.V.

Addressing mainly large and medium companies, SIVECO Romania provides efficient EAS solutions, Document Management, Business Intelligence, eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms and eBusiness solutions, both nationally and internationally. SIVECO Romania is a specialist in developing large and complex IT projects.

Having a 21.2% share of the local EAS market and 8.9% share of the local IT services market. SIVECO Romania implements solutions for over 1,300 customers in Romania, both important public institutions, as well as important private companies.

SIVECO Romania is ISO 9001:2008 certified by AFAQ AFNOR International, one of the top five audit companies worldwide. SIVECO Romania fosters close and successful partnerships with major software and hardware organizations around the world (Intel, HP, IBM, Bull, Oracle, Microsoft etc.).

SIVECO Romania is an active member of several professional and business associations, nationally, (AmCham, ANIS, ARIES, AOAR, ANIAP) and internationally, (European Association for Information Technology - EITA, Information Society Technologies Advisory Group - ISTAG). We are also members of important global initiatives such as UNDP Global Compact, WEF Transparency and PACI (Partnership against Corruption Initiative).

In its 18 years of activity, SIVECO Romania has rewarded with more than 100 prizes. In this respect, SIVECO Romania is the first Romanian company to receive 1st prize at the "IT World Championship" (WSIS), while receiving numerous nominations in the ICT Prizes contest organized, annually, by the European Council of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (EURO - CASE). Our projects in the educational field have received "Best Practice" appraisal from the European Commission and an "Honorable Mention" at the eEurope Awards for eGovernment. We have also received numerous recommendations for our important achievements in worldwide project management by the International Project Management Association (IPMA). SIVECO Romania's involvement in the project to introduce IT into the Romanian educational sector was rewarded with the European IT Excellence Award 2008, in the category for Independent Software Vendors - Vertical Market. In 2010, our company was rewarded the title of "Winner of the European IT Excellence Award 2010" for implementation of IT solutions for Payments and Intervention Agency for Agriculture.