Ness Technologies, Inc. provides information technology and business planning services in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates in three segments: Software Product Engineering; System Integration, Application Development, and Consulting; and Software Distribution. The Software Product Engineering segment operates approximately 50 product labs for independent software vendors, high-tech companies, and global organizations that build or rely on commercial-grade software to generate revenue. The System Integration, Application Development, and Consulting segment offers information technology (IT) services, including enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management solutions; business intelligence and data warehousing systems; document management and knowledge management solutions; enterprise application integration solutions; proprietary and turnkey solutions; command and control and real-time systems; geographic information systems; telecommunications systems; IT outsourcing; strategic consulting services; quality assurance, testing, and user interface engineering; and training and user assimilation services. The Software Distribution segment markets and sells enterprise software licenses of approximately 30 third-party software vendors to corporate clients. This segment also provides a range of installation and support services related to those licenses. The company serves various industries, including high-tech, utilities and government, financial services, defense and homeland security, manufacturing, media, and life sciences and healthcare. Ness Technologies has strategic alliances and partnerships with Chordiant, EMC Documentum, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP. It serves approximately 500 clients with operations in 18 countries. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.