Frends partners up with Virnex

The Finnish company Virnex is one of the newest additions to the Frends Family. Cost-efficient and versatile Frends iPaaS strengthens Virnex’s vision to provide more extensive IT services for its long-term customers.

Essi Järvinen

Essi Järvinen

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Virnex helps its customers promote their business with IT services, consulting, and resourcing. Specializing in integrating ITSM (IT Service Management) technologies, Virnex has a solid background in utilizing cloud-based integration platforms. Finnish Frends Enterprise iPaaS (Integration Platform as a Service) is added to the product palette, allowing cost-efficient integrations for multiple use cases.

“The simple and flexible pricing of Frends iPaaS allows us to help our customers more extensively than ever before. The platform makes even minor integrations profitable to build. Hence, the use cases are endless,” says Hannu Mikkola, Managing Director of Virnex Business Services Oy.

Virnex works with Frends in two ways. First, it is an official co-seller, and second, it provides a VIP (Virnex Integration Platform) Service for Frends iPaaS customers. VIP Service is designed for companies who wish to outsource their integration platform maintenance and development.

Mikkola appreciates the low-code Frends technology that allows independent and straightforward development and never leaves Virnex on hold.

“With other systems, we might face situations where all development stops due to a lacking adapter, for example. With Frends’s low-code configuration, on the other hand, there is no waiting around. We can build anything ourselves and provide dynamic and reliable services for our customers.”

Not only provides Virnex Frends iPaaS for customers, but the company also started to use it in-house. Mikkola is confident about the benefits.

“Frends iPaaS is not just an integration platform but allows using RPA to support automation. Their hyperautomation thinking is way beyond others. In addition, Frends is well-known and established and has extensive support materials, training, references, and a customer base.”

Frends is excited about the comprehensive cooperation with Virnex’s dedicated integration professionals. Virnex immediately trained their development and sales teams to be able to help their customers with even the most complex Frends needs.

“We are delighted to start cooperating with Virnex, which appears to be similarly dynamic with us. Virnex brings its deep knowledge to ITSM needs and more integration experts in our Frends family. Together we can help customers thrive and accelerate each other’s growth. A fruitful cooperation like this is truly a win-win-win situation for all,” says Jukka Rautio, SVP, Head of Frends.

About Virnex

Virnex Group Ltd is a Finnish company that helps its customers promote their business with IT services, consulting, and resourcing. Since 2010 Virnex has paved the way for better and more efficient business through digital transformation, cloud services, and operational optimization by developing virtual team practices and tools to the best possible level. Virnex aims to be a long-term partner for its fifty customers in various fields, from banking to research.

About Frends

Frends enterprise iPaaS is a European Enterprise Application Integration Platform as a Service that enables customers to integrate applications in the compliant cloud, hybrid, and on-premises. With Frends, you can develop, manage and secure all API integrations and process automations within one powerful platform. Lean, low-code, and truly hybrid, Frends is here to support seamless deployments and connections to any system. With Frends, you can save time and money on internal development, build and leverage re-usable and re-sellable integration connectors for your customers.

Frends platform was established in Finland in 1988 and has grown rapidly in the Nordic region's domestic markets and internationally, with customers in over 15 countries.

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