These will involve upgrade and support initiatives on Microsoft DynamicsAX, Oracle eBusiness Suite and SAP, the statement added.
The newly-formed JV will operate from Doha, Qatar, and will focus on delivering services around ERP implementation and support, e-commerce, collaboration solutions, BI, mobility and cloud solutions to enterprises in the region.
Sonata is making strategic investments in building expertise and forging partnerships in cloud-related technologies and mobility. Along with its product engineering and multi-mobile platform expertise, Sonata plans to offer these high-end services to companies in Qatar in order to support their critical business functions, it said in its statement this week.
CEO and managing director Sanjay Viswanathan added: “Sonata Software has a strong focus on Qatar where it will create on-shore and near-shore capabilities and will provide opportunities for local expertise to work on key technology projects.
“Qatar is a strategic market for our growth. The JV will enable Qatar to become a country of technological excellence by leveraging Sonata’s world class practices, processes, frameworks, tools and people.”
Sonata Software is a global IT consulting firm with offices in the US, Europe and the Middle East. Its services range from IT consulting to product engineering services, application development, application management, managed testing, business intelligence, infrastructure management, packaged applications and travel solutions.