Mendix Introduces Academic License Program

Rotterdam, Netherlands (PressExposure) April 06, 2009 -- Mendix provides the tools and methodology to dramatically accelerate the development of new business applications. The Mendix platform allows business analysts to represent business requirements using precise visual models, which become executable components, without the need to write (or test) code. The result is that the cooperation between business and IT is optimized.

Mendix CEO Derek Roos explains: "We believe that automation of business processes is to be done in close cooperation between business and IT. Unfortunately, most software simply is too technical to be used by business analysts. We are very pleased to offer innovative universities the right tools to ensure up to date education in the future of application development for business and IT students. As we see it, today's business students are the developers of tomorrow. "

Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, are among the first institutions which have signed contract with Mendix to use the software for both education and research.

Paul Johannesson, Professor at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University (SU) and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) adds: "Mendix product are at the cutting edge of Model-driven IT development. Since the Model-driven architectures and model-driven development is becoming increasingly important, we look forward to offering Mendix products for both students and researchers at the department. "

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About Mendix

Mendix delivers a powerful, model-driven application platform providing tools and architecture to rapidly design, build, test, integrate, deploy, manage and optimize dynamic business applications in any existing business and IT environment. Mendix technology uses graphical models - instead of code - to build dynamic applications.

Our goal is to equip business analysts, process owners, developers and system architects with an integrated modeling and application framework that empowers them to effectively work together in designing, building and maintaining scalable web applications that are highly user-friendly, agile, secure and future-proof.

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Press Release Submitted On: March 31, 2009 at 8:59 am
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