We’re excited to welcome our new customers to the Sencha community. In 2015, we had 675 new companies and organizations buy Sencha products to build modern cross-platform web applications that deliver a great user experience. We know many of you are under pressure to do more with constrained resources , so we’ve continued to focus on helping you improve the productivity of your development teams with new tools and products in our expanded Web Application Lifecycle Management Platform.
“These companies include a Major League Baseball team, defense ministries from around the world, transit authorities, and global technology titans.
Our new customers are building both internal apps focused on improving business productivity, and externally-focused, revenue-generating applications. These companies include a Major League Baseball team, defense ministries from around the world, transit authorities, and global technology titans. Applications range from connecting sports enthusiasts with the teams they love to achieving and publishing advancements in scientific research. We continue to be incredibly impressed by the innovation that our customers are delivering to their customers and are proud of the role we play in enabling them to do so with our platform.
Our new customers are spread out across the globe, proving web applications are becoming the go-to-solution for critical business applications. Europe, Middle East and Africa is our fastest growing region with 285 new customers; in the US, we had very strong growth with 208 new customers; and in our newly expanding APAC market, 182 new customers chose Sencha products. Many thanks to our regional and global partners and resellers who contributed to this success, bringing us 30% of these new customers. Watch for upcoming Sencha events that will take place around the world, so you can meet some of the newest members of our community and the local Sencha teams.
Customers chose from our entire suite of products that make up the Web Application Lifecycle Management Platform. We know that our customers are turning to Sencha to help them get to market faster, deliver an excellent end-user experience, improve developer productivity, and increase their peace of mind, which comes from having a dedicated commercial vendor ready to support them.
That’s why we continue to focus on delivering new and enhanced products and services. In 2015, we released Ext JS 6, our universal application framework for building cross-platform web applications that can be deployed to desktops, tablets and smartphones. We also added new tools including: IDE plugins for JetBrains, Eclipse, and Visual Studio, and our debugging tool Sencha Inspector that helps developers troubleshoot and improve performance of their web applications. With the release of GXT 4, our Java-based framework, Java customers took advantage of new themes and support for touch gestures – key features for markets including Aerospace & Defense and Manufacturing that are rolling out new tablet applications to run their complex operations.
“Financial Services and Healthcare remain our two largest markets, and we continue to deliver new capabilities, such as Pivot Grid, to help build apps that make it easier to visualize and analyze large complex data sets that are so common in these industries.
We are proud to support and welcome new customers in many vertical markets. Financial Services and Healthcare remain our two largest markets, and we continue to deliver new capabilities, such as Pivot Grid, to help build apps that make it easier to visualize and analyze large complex data sets that are so common in these industries. But it doesn’t end there. Our new customers in 2015 continued to round out the rest of our Top Ten vertical markets: Technology and Software (ISVs), Logistics & Transportation, Automotive, Media & Entertainment, Manufacturing, Semiconductor, Telecoms, and Government. Plus, many consultants around the world have selected Sencha to build their businesses – from global system integrators to consultants contracting with companies to help build their enterprise and SMB applications.
We will continue to invest in our products, services and people. And equally important, we will continue to focus on our customers. We will roll out new features and products, and sign up new partners to help meet our customers’ needs. We look forward to working with you in 2016 on training and services projects to ensure your success.
We hope to see many of you at SenchaCon 2016 in Las Vegas on November 7-9, where we’ll share our vision and our latest product releases. And have some fun!