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The Rating demonstrates that CIGNEX incorporates best practices to deliver high quality services offerings to its customers

CIGNEX, the global leader in providing enterprise-class Open Source solutions has announced that the company’s Ahmedabad (India) based delivery center has been appraised at Level 3 of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI ®). The appraisal was performed by KPMG, Mumbai.

CMMI is a process improvement approach that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance. It is a prestigious and internationally recognized gold standard for benchmarking processes related to software development for organizational efficiency.

An appraisal at maturity level 3 indicates that CIGNEX is performing at a “defined” level. At this level, processes are well characterized and understood, and are described in standards, procedures, tools, and methods. The organization’s set of standard processes, which is the basis for maturity level 3, is established and improved over time.

The Standard CMMI Appraisal Method for Process Improvement (SCAMPIsm) was conducted across multiple Software development projects handled at CIGNEX. The appraisal process had started in May 2011 and the results were announced after the SEI completed its audit processes.

“Our customers have always valued our process-driven approach. It re-establishes our commitment to serve them achieve their business objectives with the desired quality. Achieving CMMI maturity level-3 Appraisal will give our customers further confidence that our processes, strategy, results foundations are all set up to ensure successful engagements” said Manish Sheladia, Chief Delivery Officer, CIGNEX. He added, “We have many customer oriented initiatives planned ahead, as we mature our processes and continue our efforts towards being the best Open Source solutions provider Company out there!”

About CIGNEX: CIGNEX Inc. (a subsidiary of Datamatics Global Services Ltd.) is the global leader in Commercial Open Source Enterprise solutions. Since 2000, CIGNEX has helped clients grow revenue and improve profitability by delivering solutions based on Liferay, Alfresco, Magento, Drupal, Ephesoft, JBoss, MuleSoft and others to address requirements across the IT Enterprise ecosystem.

CIGNEX is a Platinum Partner of Liferay and Alfresco and provides Liferay Consulting , Alfresco Consulting , Magento Consulting and consulting in Drupal.

About SEI: The SEI is a U.S. Department of Defense federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI helps organizations make measured improvements in their software engineering capabilities by providing technical leadership to advance the practice of software engineering. For more information about the SEI Partner Network, visit

®Capability Maturity Model and CMMI are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University.

For further information, please contact
PKV Sastry, Chief Operating Officer, CIGNEX