SYDNEY & AUCKLAND, New Zealand–(BUSINESS WIRE)–US-based global enterprise software leader, Infragistics, has re-established its presence in Australasia with the hiring of technology industry expert Luke Hijikata as the senior Regional Director – Australasia. Luke will help Infragistics better serve its existing customer base and facilitate business expansion throughout the region. He brings to the organization two decades of experience in the IT industry in New Zealand. Infragistics has also appointed Aquion as its newest distributor for Australia and New Zealand to provide business-critical software solutions in the region.
“Luke brings a wealth of experience to our team as a manager and technical lead at one of the largest ICT vendors in the region,” said Dean Guida, CEO and Founder of Infragistics. “We are delighted to welcome him as a senior executive focused on creating value for our clients and are delighted to have him leading our Australasia office.”
“For more than 10 years, we have relied on Infragistics WinForms components to provide unique functionality to our desktop software. As we migrate our code base to new user interface technologies, we look forward to continuing our partnership with Luke and Infragistics,” said Derek Campbell, IT Group Leader, Rider Levett Bucknall.
Infragistics also announced a strategic partnership with Sydney-based software solutions distributor, Aquion Pty, Ltd, which has been providing software solutions since 2000. Aquion provides the link between Infragistics’ market-leading enterprise software and thousands of resellers in the APAC region. Aquion represents products used by some 16 million developers, testers, and operations engineers in some 32,000 organizations.
“We chose Aquion to distribute and support our enterprise software tools in Australasia because they have a long history of delivering high business value and technical expertise for providers of business-critical software solutions. “Guida said. “This partnership will make our enterprise-ready application design and development toolkits available to customers across APAC looking to accelerate software design and development.”
“Aquion is proud to partner with Infragistics, whose UI development tools and cross-platform enterprise software products accelerate application design and development,” said Richard Thomas, COO and CFO of Aquion. . “Infragistics is a key pillar in the continued expansion of our software development distribution practice.”
Infragistics enterprise software tools include:
Infragistics Ultimate enterprise-grade UI controls and UX design and development collaboration tools
Ignite UI UI components for building modern web apps
Cloud-based App Builder, WYSIWYG drag-and-drop code design tool for building professional apps
Indigo Design UX prototyping, code generation and application development
Based in Cranbury, NJ, Infragistics provides the world’s leading software companies and enterprises with tools and solutions to accelerate application design and development and foster team collaboration.
Aquion specializes in end-to-end scalable enterprise solutions, particularly in procurement for software buyers. Aquion represents products used by some 16 million developers, testers, and operations engineers in some 32,000 organizations. Founded in 2000, Aquion is headquartered in Sydney and serves the APAC region.