Boston, MA, February 8, 2007 – Telerik, the leading vendor of UI components for .NET development, today announced an agreement with ComponentSource to advance its Publisher status to the Enterprise Partner level. “ComponentSource is delighted to see Telerik quickly climb up the ladder and we are proud to welcome their innovative company to our highest partner status.” said Sam Patterson, CEO, ComponentSource, “The ComponentSource Enterprise Partner program is by invitation only, and a company must demonstrate the highest level of product quality, technical support, security, customer service, and product innovation.”
Founded in 1995, ComponentSource is the world’s largest provider of software components and development tools. The company boasts an impressive online product showcase and strong developer community with more than 845,000 members. For the past 11 years, ComponentSource has played the role of an industry barometer that highlights future technology trends and promotes component publishers with proven dedication to quality, customer service and innovation.
“The Enterprise partnership will play a strategic role in our business development program,” said Vassil Terziev, Telerik CEO. “We are determined to strengthen our mutual commitment and expand our global reach through ComponentSource multinational sales force and wide geographic presence. We see ComponentSource as the marketplace of choice for technical decision makers across the world and we are very excited about the opportunities ahead of us.”
Over the years, Telerik has gained immense visibility on ComponentSource as one of the most preferred and downloaded UI component vendors for .NET. In 2006 only, Telerik has been ranked 1st in Top Reviews, 2nd in Best Sellers and 3rd in the Top Downloads category. This indicates not only the all-round recognition of RadControls suite for ASP.NET, but also the high potential of the new cutting-edge WinForms, Reporting and CMS tools that Telerik has introduced more recently.
The pioneer of the market for "off-the-shelf" reusable software components, ComponentSource was founded in 1995. Headquartered in the USA in the Atlanta area with offices in Reading, England and Tokyo, Japan, today ComponentSource is home to the world's largest marketplace for reusable software components. Its user base of over 845,000 corporate developers spans 110 countries. ComponentSource customers range from major systems integrators, IT shops to ninety percent of the global Fortune 2000 organizations such as General Electric, Federal Express and First Union.
Telerik Inc. is a leading vendor of User Interface (UI) components for ASP.NET and Windows Forms. Building on our expertise in interface development and Microsoft technologies, Telerik helps customers build applications with unparalleled richness, responsiveness and interactivity. Created with passion, Telerik products help thousands of developers every day to be more productive and deliver reliable applications under budget and on time.