Technology Partners, a strategic partner of Microsoft, focuses on the development of applications through infrastructure and platform services como servicio de Microsoft Azure.
San Juan, Puerto Rico – Technology Partners is a Puerto Rican consulting firm that since 1998 is focused on technology that delivers software solutions and innovative systems to its clients. They also have employees in Colombia, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic. The company is a partner of Microsoft since more than 18 years, they have focused on leveraging the platforms provided by Microsoft Azure and all the advantages they offer to develop solutions based on microservices.
Among the main services they use are Azure Active Directory B2C, which allows clients to access B2C applications, .Net 6, an application platform that allows the creation and execution of web services and Internet applications, DevOps, el cual facilita a las organização crear y mejorar productos a un ritmo más rápido de lo que pueden con los enfoques tradicionales de desarrollo de software, entre otros.
The experience of Technology Partners has redundado en important initiatives that, today, impact through technology in the life of more than a million people in the island. Here, they highlight:
- AutoExpreso (new app mobile and web): una aplicación que permite a los usuarios de los peajes de Puerto Rico revisar sus account balances, comprar y eliminar sellos, y recargar sus cuentas de balance. They can also pay the corresponding boletos from this application. Fue desarrollada en el 2020, durante la pandemia, junto a la nueva página web donde los usuarios de los peajes puedan revisar sus balances de cuentas. Both went live in July and August 2020. Both applications were developed on the Microsoft Azure platform in PaaS with .Net 6, being one of the largest users of Azure Active Directory (B2C) that exists in Puerto Rico with more and million (1M) de usuarios registrados. In 2021, they processed over $100M in transactions on these platforms.
- Transport Sonnell – Technology Partners is the provider of IT services for Grupo Sonnell, the transporter of students from the largest public school in Puerto Rico and #51 in the United States. Technology Partners dempena como su departamento de IT interno haciendo Managed IT Services para ellos y migrando toda su infrastructure a utilizar Microsoft Azure (IaaS), habilitando automáticamento los equipments necesarios en horarios específicos para que tengan ahorros largo plazo sobre la infrastructure de IT de su organization In this form, it is possible to implement in Azure the most critical applications such as ERP Microsoft Dynamics GP, the fleet management application, route management servers, special travel and tour management servers, and data base servers in Microsoft SQL Managed Services. Likewise, he configured RDS (Remote Desktop Services) in Azure. Finally, you can generate a large amount of managerial and operational reports in Microsoft Power BI.
- Caribbean Cinemas – La empresa Cinemas Management of Puerto Rico, Inc. (known as Caribbean Cinemas) contracted Technology Partners to develop a new version of its mobile application that allows viewing the movie posters of different movie theaters in Puerto Rico, the USVI, the Dominican Republic and other countries in the Caribbean, including the Caribbean Cinemas have operations. Ahora, además de ver las carteleras, pueden comprar boletos y comestibles offered en las salas, comprar tarjetas de regalo (gift cards) y asociarse a la plataforma de Cinemas Club desde el mismo applicación. Esta fue desarrollada en Angular, pero utilizando Microsoft DevOPS para todo el processo de CiCd y Agile development. In addition, they used the platform to launch the new “rebrand” digital, which is already in all the social networks, in the new publications online and on the website, which was recently launched and aligned with the “look-&-feel” developed for the mobile application.
- EasyEntry – Since the year 2021, Technology Partners has been developing the new application for parking lots called Esta entró en funcción en un programa piloto en un parking lot de control en Mayo del 2022. El objetivo es ahorro de tiempo at the moment of paying the parking ticket. The identification of the vehicle is realized through the same RFID seal of the AutoExpreso application, so the drivers do not need to pick up or deliver the parking ticket and they can pay by maintaining a balance in the EasyEntry application, similar to how they do with AutoExpreso, pero separado. Se espera hacer multiple installations alrededor de Puerto Rico during the first half of the year 2023. EasyEntry is an application developed 100% on Microsoft technology, using .NET Core, Microsoft Azure SQL Server, Azure B2C Active Directory and multiple other micro-services that la plataforma de Microsoft Azure provee. Technology Partners is considering bringing this application to the market in the USA, especially in Florida, where EasyPass is used as a payment platform.
- Gallery Shipping – Gallery Shipping is a transportation service that manages the movement of all types of cars, motorcycles, boats, water motorcycles, containers, and much more, with more than 20 years in the industry, it transports thousands of vehicles annually between Puerto Rico and the Estados Desde el 2019, they selected a Technology Partners as their strategic partner of technology and with them developed a web application for the management of clients and bookings. Currently we are working on the development of an interface through API’s with the company Naviera. This application is developed 100% on Microsoft technology, using .NET 6, Microsoft Azure SQL Server (PaaS) and other multiple services that the Microsoft Azure platform provides. All projects are developed under the Scrum methodology using Azure DevOps as the code repository and for development management using the continuous integration, pipelines and continuous development provided by this tool.
Technology Partners collaborates with their clients to make their ideas real. A través de su equipo de desarrolladores y de la tecnologia Microsoft, en la que se apoyan, crean innovative solutions: software, aplicaciones web o móviles. Sin duda, me and partner que agrega valor más allá de la venta de licencias, no solo para Microsoft, también para el cliente y usuarios finales.
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