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Softtek Joins the GE Digital Alliance Program to Drive Growth for the Digital Industrial Ecosystem

Partnership builds upon longstanding relationship and 20-year partnership of global IT services firm and GE to increase efficiency for the Industrial Internet globally

MONTERREY, Mexico – March 1, 2016 – Softtek, founder of the nearshore industry and leading global IT services provider dedicated to creating value through technology, today announced that it has joined the GE Digital Alliance Program, the first of its kind dedicated to growing the digital industrial ecosystem.

Softtek has created a comprehensive Industrial Internet service offering to help clients transform their industrial processes and systems into digital assets that generate unparalleled business impact. By joining GE’s Digital Alliance Program, Softtek is connected with the technology and digital industrial expertise of GE.

“Softtek is proud to join the GE Digital Alliance Program,” said Beni Lopez, Chief Globalization Officer at Softtek. “This alliance program will leverage Softtek’s global industrial and digital expertise to help our clients maximize the value of their industrial processes and assets through technology using, GE Digital solutions. We look forward to helping customers adapt their business models and processes to this immense wave of digital transformation.”

Predix, GE’s industrial cloud platform, provides the technical foundation to power industrial apps that drive outcomes ranging from the reductions of unplanned downtime and enhanced safety, to improved asset output and operational efficiency.

“The new GE Digital Alliance Program is designed to drive unprecedented growth for the Industrial Internet and also to build the largest ecosystem of qualified technical capacity,” said Denzil Samuels, Head of Global Channels and Alliances, GE Digital. “We are excited to work closely with forward-thinking companies in technology – like Softtek – to unlock unprecedented value for our customers.”

For the past two years, Softtek has implemented Predix solutions that allow industrial clients to significantly improve their operations, including a transformational water treatment solution that connects over 4.5 million assets such as cooling towers, boilers and water tanks. By connecting these physical assets, the company can gather and analyze valuable data in real-time, enabling mobile monitoring and enhanced decision-making.

“Softtek’s experience working with Predix has allowed us to develop custom applications for water treatment calculations, asset monitoring and customer issue tracking to enable customers improved visibility and analytics,” said Beni Lopez, Chief Globalization Officer at Softtek.

With 74 customers from the Fortune Global 500, Softtek helps organizations around the Americas, Europe and Asia with IT operations management, support and solutions to thrive in the digital world.  In February 2016, Softtek held its fifth annual Digital Innovation Summit, gathering 180 clients, partners and analysts to discuss enterprise agility in the era of Digital.

About Softtek: 
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With 15 Global Delivery Centers in the U.S., Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina, Spain and India, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries.  Through on-site, on-shore and it’s trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry. Visit , follow @Softtek, connect with Softtek on LinkedIn and read Softtek’s blog

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