ICT firm targets export sales with support from Invest Northern Ireland

Feb 08, 2011

Belfast-based software firm Replify is targeting £2.1 million worth of export sales following an investment supported by Invest Northern Ireland.

The computer software company develops technology to accelerate remote access to corporate applications. This technology helps businesses with a geographically dispersed workforce to optimise their telecommunications infrastructure.

Replify is investing over £690,000 in research and development and marketing activities to boost sales in Great Britain and Europe. Invest NI offered Replify over £248,000, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), to help the company enhance its international competitiveness.

Building on previous R&D investments, Replify’s latest project will create a new product called Syncstor, which will offer mobile workers the ability to access information remotely and to work offline. Replify also employed a new UK Channel Manager to drive export sales and marketing activities and improve the company’s position in this niche market area.

Carol Keery, Invest NI’s Director of Innovation, Research and Technology, commented: “Remote working and Cloud computing are rapidly growing business markets. With the number of remote workers increasing each year, the potential market demand for Replify’s new product is significant.

“Replify’s R&D investments to date have successfully boosted sales outside Northern Ireland. By focusing on new technologies, the company will continue to strengthen its position in this lucrative global market.”

Brian Baird, CEO of Replify, commented: “Our new product, Syncstor, will offer mobile workers greater productivity, flexibility and ease of use in their operational environment. We are focused on continually improving our capabilities and will be building complementary applications to enhance our current offering.

“Invest NI’s support over the last number of years has played a vital role in the success we have achieved to date. We recognise that the export opportunities for our products are global and will continue to drive business development to capitalise on this potential.”

Share this Article

Sign up for News

 Enter Code

Latest Features

Transform your Business - Conference
John McClune, Lean Process Manager
Apr 19, 2018
New Middle East exports open up to Northern Ireland businesses
Noel Johnston, Regional Manager for Qatar, Iran and Kuwait
Apr 17, 2018
Access Invest NI’s Business Information Centre in the North West
Des Gartland, North West Regional Manager
Mar 26, 2018
Relationships, reputation and robust processes – why doing business in Africa is unique
Natasha Siniscalchi-Dönmez, Regional Manager Sub-Saharan Africa
Mar 23, 2018
GDPR video workshop - how to be compliant and keep your data safe
Danny Smyth, Information Governance & Data Protection Manager
Mar 16, 2018
Unpicking the EU negotiations
David Roberts, Invest NI Economist
Mar 15, 2018