Trivandrum: Verbat Technologies, a Thiruvananthapuram based IT company, has joined hands with Retail247 Consulting, a specialist retail technology consultancy started by ex-CIOs from UK Retail majors. This exclusive partnership will bring together a potent combination of IT consultancy and digital technology services for the UK Retail market.
Verbat will collaborate to build holistic technology solutions for UK Retailers, combining Retail247’s consulting around roadmap strategy and portfolio management with Verbat’s digital technology services capabilities around Distributed Agile Development, Enterprise Mobility and Application Management.
Jijo Olassa, CEO, Verbat Technologies said, “We have a strong presence in the UK market and have already build a reputation of being a one stop shop for the Digital Technology needs of Enterprises, particularly around Microsoft, Open Source and Mobile technologies. Through this exclusive partnership with Retail247, we will be able to offer Retail Technology consulting to our UK customers, particularly those who need specialist advice and support to build their business case and strategic roadmap for the technology engagement to follow.”
Commenting on the partnership, Martin Schofield, Director, Retail247 Consulting said, “The UK is our primary market and we see Verbat’s market presence helping us to reach even more retail organisations. This partnership will enhance our consultancy services proposition with the power of solution delivery.”
Martin was IT, Logistics and Retail Director for Harvey Nichols before working with NCR as Managing Director for Department Store and Specialty Retail, EMEA. Martin also held senior IT roles at Debenhams and Burberry.
David Callow, Director, Retail247 Consulting added, “During my career in retail technology I often felt the need for a cohesive service offering like this. Retail organisations need to engage with confidence when embarking on new IT initiatives and Retail247 and Verbat complement each other perfectly in our ability to deliver a pragmatic end to end service offering to our clients”.
David has worked exclusively in retail throughout his career. He has held senior IT roles at Debenhams including operating at CIO level.
Verbat is a Digital Technology Services company delivering Internet and Mobile Solutions to Enterprises, through Agile Development and DevOps Support methodologies. They have customers across the globe and offices in the USA, UK, UAE and Kerala in India.
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