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Sencha Signs Strategic Distribution Partnership with Canon IT Solutions to Expand Presence in Japan

February 14, 2013

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., February 14, 2013 — Sencha, the leader in powering HTML5 development for desktop and mobile applications, today announced it has signed a new partnership agreement with Canon IT Solutions Inc., a core company of the Canon Marketing Japan (Canon MJ) group. With this agreement, Canon IT Solutions and Sencha are ideally positioned to meet the growing demand in the Japanese market for universal application development tools and frameworks. Sencha and Canon IT Solutions are poised to capture significant market share by bringing industry-leading HTML5 technology to Japan’s massive developer base.

Under its distribution partnership with Sencha, Canon IT Solutions is now the sole distributor of Sencha’s HTML5 application development frameworks and tools in Japan, and is also providing system integration and information technology services using Sencha products. In addition, Canon IT Solutions is providing localized technical support and documentation, and has exclusive rights to localize Sencha products into Japanese.

“The opportunity for Sencha and HTML5 development in Japan is huge and Canon IT Solutions is the ideal partner to help us capitalize on this enormous opportunity,” said Sencha CEO Michael Mullany. “Canon IT Solutions is a proven leader and innovator in the Japanese market and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial relationship.”

“Our customers are seeking cross-platform development technologies to reach the large and ever-expanding number of mobile and computing platforms in use today, and Sencha is the clear leader in this market,” said Kazunori Asada, President and CEO of Canon IT Solutions. ”Sencha’s tools and frameworks are the best for building applications that run on all of today’s mobile and desktop platforms.”

Canon IT Solutions will host a Sencha Event in Tokyo on March 14, 2013 to introduce Sencha products to Japanese customers and kick off the relationship with Sencha. Information about the March 14 event is available here on the Canon IT Solutions website.

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