iXL has expanded its partnership with BEA Systems, the e-Commerce Transactions Company. The companies will form executive sponsorship and relationship support teams, and will integrate their sales and marketing organizations.
As a strategic member of the new BEA Professional Services Provider (PSP) Program, iXL will train its engineers in the products that form the BEA E-Commerce Transaction Platform, and BEA will provide iXL with early access to its technology.
System integrators and consultants have built focused skill sets around BEA technology to create the program, which includes architecture support, product road map disclosure, an early access program, educational discounts and custom training.
“BEA’s market-leading products are often key components of the e-business solutions we are developing for clients,” said Lorin Coles, senior vice president of iXL Alliances. “The expanded alliance will enable us to meet our clients’ demand for more rapid deployment of these solutions while providing us with earlier access to BEA’s emerging technologies.
“In addition, by increasing the number of BEA-focused engineers at iXL and linking our organizations, we believe that we will be able to deliver these solutions faster and with greater depth of expertise,” Coles continued.
iXL and BEA have been working together for more than a year to deliver custom applications for a dozen clients representing Fortune 500 and enterprise-backed emerging companies.
“From the beginning of our relationship, iXL has been one of the most aggressive companies in the professional services space in delivering solutions based on BEA architecture,” said Matt Green, senior vice president of Worldwide Operations, BEA. “We look forward to working closely with iXL to deliver some of the fastest, most scalable e-commerce services and solutions to the marketplace.”
iXL helps companies utilize the power of emerging technologies and advanced business strategy to build stronger relationships with their customers, employees and business partners. iXL has done this successfully for some of the world’s leading companies, including GE, Virgin, AIG, Delta Air Lines, Chase, FedEx and AT&T. The company has 23 offices in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia.
BEA Systems powers many of the companies that serve the e-generation companies such as Amazon.com, DirecTV, E*Trade, Federal Express, Kaiser Permanente, Nokia, Qwest, and United Airlines. BEA has over 70 offices in 29 countries, and is headquartered in San Jose, California.