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Vanenburg, ColorBase & Google Cloud project nominated for Computable Awards 2023

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Putten, July 3rd – Vanenburg, the Enterprise Software modernization company, is honored to announce that Computable Awards – one of the most prestigious ICT awards in The Netherlands – has nominated Vanenburg, ColorBase, and Google Cloud in the Digital Transformation category. 

Together with ColorBase, Vanenburg developed a next-generation digital B2B platform on Google Cloud. Leveraging Rappit Developer, the high productivity coding product that combines the speed of low-code with the flexibility of high-code. The full application was developed in less than 10 months.

Computable Awards: a prestigious nomination

Every year Computable Awards recognizes the most prominent technology companies, projects and individuals in The Netherlands. Vanenburg’s “Cloud application high productivity tooling” has been nominated in the Digital Transformation category.

ColorBase: the digital foundation for a smarter printing industry

The ColorBase cloud-based platform is an ecosystem of connected tools that are redefining the printing industry, maximizing sustainable print quality and eliminating waste at every stage. This innovative platform streamlines data exchange, procurement, sales processes, customer acquisition, payments, and logistics. ColorBase partnered with Vanenburg to rapidly build a next-generation SaaS solution on Google Cloud, and is leveraging Vanenburg’s Rappit Developer tooling to quickly develop and ship new features.

Rappit Developer: the tool for application development on Google Cloud

Rappit Developer is the high productivity coding product for development of enterprise business applications in Java. Vanenburg developed Rappit Developer to address the problems with typical developer tools. Unlike low-code platforms, Rappit Developer provides the following advantages:

  • No vendor lock-in
  • Easy customizations, with additional coding
  • No runtime license
  • Enabled for Big Data & AI on Google Cloud

While optimized for the leading and open Google Cloud technology, applications generated with Rappit Developer also run on other major cloud platforms or on-premise.

Vanenburg announced the general availability of Rappit Developer for external users in November 2022 at Google Cloud Next Antwerp, with ColorBase as one of the launching customers.

“We have experienced the power of Rappit Developer firsthand, allowing us to bring to market a next-generation digital platform at record speed. Rappit Developer not only speeds up our development internally, but also allows us to create mockups and functional prototypes for prospective clients insanely quickly. This is unique and really helps sell our solutions,” says Brend Kouwenhoven, General Manager, ColorBase.

“It’s great that Vanenburg, with all its expertise, has established a framework like Rappit to serve customers faster. That’s a win-win for all parties”, says Joris Schoonis, General Manager, Google Cloud Benelux.

“We are honored with this recognition. It’s a testimony to the impact our Rappit Developer tooling is making for customers. With Rappit Developer, we automate the development activities for complex cloud applications and make them ready for AI/ML purposes. The market is getting weary of the vendor lock-in that comes with low-code platforms and is looking for alternatives to rapidly build enterprise-grade applications. Rappit Developer provides the next-generation tool to do just that”, says Ardjan Baan, CEO, Vanenburg.

May we have your vote?

Winners will be decided 50/50 by a jury and public vote. Register to cast your vote (English version available on this page). You will receive the link to the voting form by e-mail. Scroll to the Digital Transformation category and vote on “Cloud application high productivity tooling”. The winners of the awards will be announced on October 30th at the Computable Awards Live Show in the Beatrix theater in Utrecht.

Read more about the ColorBase, Vanenburg and Google Cloud success story.

Read more about our nomination (in Dutch).

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