Developer Solutions and Services
Everything you need to build and maintain amazing applications.
We understand that software developers need access to all the tools and support required to create amazing applications within budget and have the ability to scale and modernise when required.
Thanks to our years of experience and close relationships with well-known and niche software vendors, we can help you at every stage of your development project lifecycle, and even after launch to ensure your project is a success.
- Azure Licensing and Services Specialists
- GitHub Services and Channel Partner
- ISV Licensing Specialists
- Mapping Specialists
Kickstart your project by capturing the requirements, expectations and preferred design of your project using planning and modelling tools to clearly map out the project.
Projects succeed when the design phase accurately captures requirements and expectations. Use the right tools to help you get off to the right start, from mind mapping and planning, to data modelling.
Enterprise Architect helps individuals, groups and large organisations model and manage complex information. By integrating and connecting a wide range of structural and behavioural information in visual form, you can build a coherent, verifiable model of what-is or what-will-be.
A digital mind-mapping solution that is perfect for gathering and ordering end-user requirements during the design phase.
MindManager helps the team to capture, process and share information by transforming scattered ideas and unstructured data into dynamic visual maps. Used during the design phase, MindManager will clarify business requirements to improve project outcomes.
While some developers may be working on all aspects of the build from the data tier up to the presentation layer, others might be focussing on specific aspects of the project.
From IDEs with tools covering the entire lifecycle, to third-party tools that provide additional benefits, we have everything you need to build modern applications.
We provide a broad range of components to enhance the application’s presentation layer and help provide the best user experience across a variety of platforms. No more reinventing the wheel! These components allow you to standardise the UI across your business applications.
Microsoft Bing Maps is the enterprise mapping platform for developers who want to build accurate and dynamic web or mobile geolocation services and solutions. From powerful logistics APIs to business intelligence and spatial data services, the feature set is developer-focused so you can get started straight away with minimal code.
Grey Matter is a global distributor of Bing Maps. Our specialist Bing Maps team can discuss your specific use case and help get you set up with the correct key and licensing.
Solve routing challenges with HERE Location Services, optimised to drive performance, accuracy, and value, powered by location intelligence. Grey Matter is the Authorised Distributor of HERE Technologies. We work closely with HERE to provide its innovative location technology to ISVs and developers worldwide.
*HERE Technologies is recognised as the number one location platform by Omdia’s Location Platform Index 2021, including the powerful capabilities in mapping and the strongest privacy credentials for consumer data.
Their tools solve problems so you can focus on creativity, innovation, and optimisation.
Sencha is part of the Idera, Inc. portfolio.
Infragistics has a wide range of UI controls and tools for developers and UX professionals to use to create beautiful applications for web, mobile and desktop.
From design and development tools, UX, business intelligence to team productivity, use the tools to create great user experiences.
Business Logic Layer
In addition to industry standard IDEs that cover the requirements of Windows, .NET, J2EE and other open source developers, we can also supply compilers for more specific use cases such as Fortran and COBOL.
Embarcadero Technologies’ developer tools enable you to securely build and maintain scalable applications faster using C++ and Delphi. In fact, 90 of the Fortune 100 and an active community of more than three million users worldwide have relied on Embarcadero’s award-winning products for over 30 years. Embarcadero is an Idera Inc. Company.
Grey Matter is an Embarcadero Master Reseller and we have a dedicated team who specialise in supporting customers with Embarcadero licensing.
Intel Software’s tools can help you at every stage of the development process – build, analysis, debugging and tuning. Accelerate application performance to increase reliability and scalability. Transform code into high-performance solutions for distributed processing and HPC environments, making your applications even more efficient and amazing using the Intel oneAPI Toolkits.
Grey Matter is an Intel Software Elite Reseller.
Visual Studio offers an integrated development environment for targeting any app, any language, any platform. Whether you’re developing for the web, cloud, Windows, mobile or gaming gives you the power to code faster and work smarter.
Databases underpin most business applications. Developers working on business-critical applications need secure and high-performance data connectors, ETL and data integration tools to ensure there are no bottlenecks at the data interface.
Quest has a range of database management tools that help you to automate development and administration tasks to increase productivity, optimise performance, ensure top-quality code and reduce costs.
Choose from a variety of pre-built, customised and cloud-to-ground connectors, or even build your own. Use them for any of the following interfaces: ODBC, JDBC, ADO.NET and OData.
A database IDE that is tailored to suit the specific needs of professional SQL developers.
It is designed to query, create, and manage databases. Databases can work locally, on a server, or in the cloud. Supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and more. If you have a JDBC driver, add it to DataGrip, connect to your DBMS, and start working.
InterBase 2020 is a high performance, encryptable multi-platform and scalable relational SQL database for developers to embed into their Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS and Android connected applications.
There is an InterBase VAR Program available for ISVs, OEM and VARs who want to embed InterBase with their applications with a “silent install” and pay for licences periodically as they are distributed. Volume discounts are possible with this licensing option. Please contact us to see if you’re eligible.
Testing allows you to correct or fine-tune code on the fly to improve its logic and performance. Once the application is beginning to take shape, unit and load testing will help ensure the overall system is fit for purpose before go-live. Here are some products that address different aspects of these requirements, including the identification of security vulnerabilities.
Significantly reduce the effort to build robust and reliable UI tests for web applications.
- Test everywhere: Cross-browser testing on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android mobile devices. Test popular browsers or a headless browser locally or in the cloud.
- Easy setup: WebTestIt manages the tedious setup process, including scaffolding test framework or automatically downloading drivers needed to test the app on various browsers.
Efficient automation: WebTestIt scaffolds your project based on best practices and automatically creates boilerplate code. Save time with intelligent test-specific code completion.
A UI test automation tool that lets you test every desktop, web, and mobile application.
Ensure the quality of your application without sacrificing speed or agility with an easy-to-use, GUI test automation tool. Our AI-powered object recognition engine and script or scriptless flexibility is unmatched, letting you test every desktop, web, and mobile application with ease.
With AdminStudio, you can process applications in bulk, subscribe to packages for automated processing and script frequent tasks using the many provided PowerShell cmdlets. Execute advanced packaging, customisation and authoring with the full power of InstallShield, the leading setup authoring tool. And save time by distributing applications directly to leading software deployment tools.
TeamCity Enterprise Server is a powerful Continuous Integration (CI) server designed for .NET, Java and Ruby. TeamCity provides the tools required to support the accelerated pace and frequency of code deployment which is a consequence of DevOps reducing the Build – Test – Deploy timeline.
Azure Resource Manager is a CI/CD cloud platform that provides templates to stand up the resources required at runtime. Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates allow you to create infrastructure as code using JSON to specify the resources required for the deployment of your code both for testing and deployment.
Today’s workplace presents teams with many different challenges. Working remotely, frequent travel, flexible working schedules, and multiple communication channels. Microsoft Teams helps to bring your teams together with one central hub. Microsoft Teams brings chat, calls, documents, photos, and videos together in one place. Integrate all your favourite apps so that you can access everything you need from one interface, rather than having to jump between several.
Zoom is a unified communications platform that provides video meetings, voice, webinars and chat across desktops, devices and conference room systems. Bring your team together and enhance productivity.
We’re proud to be a Zoom Authorised Reseller. We can provide licensing and advice to enable you to use the relevant Zoom tools for your needs and budget.
JetBrains Space is an all-in-one team collaboration solution that includes software development, communications, project and team management.
Space unifies the tools and the team, allowing for better collaboration and productivity. Plus, removes siloes within the organisation – developers, designers and management for example. Everyone works together. It’s more agile and streamlined.
Azure DevOps provides developer services to support teams to plan work, collaborate on code development, and build and deploy applications. Developers can work in the cloud using Azure DevOps Services or on-premises using Azure DevOps Server. Azure DevOps Server was formerly named Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS).
GitHub is designed and optimised for distributed teams, enabling developers to code, collaborate and deliver software remotely.
GitHub Enterprise allows you to practice well tested and familiar open-source methodologies behind your company firewall. It is intended for organisations that want to host their repos on-premises or in the cloud for greater control and self-management.
Why Grey Matter?
- Software licensing and cloud experts and accreditations.
- Developer tool specialists since our beginnings in 1983.
- Hundreds of different tools are available all in one place to make the procurement and renewal process easy for you.
- Free webinars and workshops where you gain access to product and technical specialists and learn how to make the most out of the tools you’re using now and the solutions of tomorrow.
Our services team, Cloud Know How, combine deep technical knowledge with a pragmatic approach and a commercial mind to provide hands-on support where you need help or have gaps in resource, so you can focus on developing amazing applications that you’re proud of and users will love.
We specialise in Azure cloud services, from migrations, health checks to re-architecture.
- Azure DevOps Migration
- Azure Health Check Service
- Azure Re-architecture
We have a deep understanding of the challenges developers face and the different types of licensing that you need. Contact us for pricing, discussions about your project and licensing and services options, plus much more.
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What our customers say
Grey Matter was fantastic to work with and we are excited about other projects in the pipeline. The team is knowledgeable and quick to respond to questions, they have really made this project as seamless as possible.
The training was very useful; Jess was really clear and knowledgeable about Teams. She started at a point that everyone could access and showed us many useful ways to improve our efficiency.
Grey Matter were excellent throughout the migration of our emails and the setting up of the Cloud Exchange. A number of discussions took place prior to setting the objectives and there was clear communication throughout the process and the project was completed within the agreed timeframe.
Thank you from all of us. It was a painless migration to Office 365 and a smooth transition to using Microsoft Teams, the handover documents and user guides are a massive help. I’m really pleased how we all pulled together to make it happen and we’re looking forward to experiencing the benefits of better collaboration and the remote working tools.
Grey Matter has become a valued and true partner for Guestline. Working with them and their Cloud Know How experts has been a pleasure and we look forward to a long-term and beneficial relationship.
Grey Matter has been a fantastic support throughout the entire project, working closely with us to deliver on our objectives. They also went above and beyond to positively impact our profitability. Providing advice and services in support of ensuring we were using Azure efficiently and that we were enabled to make the most of our Indirect CSP Reseller status.
Developer resources, news & events
Learn more about Intel oneAPI To help you get to grips with the different Intel oneAPI Toolkits and features, we have teamed up with Intel Technology Partner, Bayncore, to create a series of bitesize videos. Watch these on-demand videos, share...
Continue to develop future-ready, data-centric workloads with the 2022.1 release of the Intel oneAPI Toolkits. The latest release of Intel oneAPI Toolkits is now available with new features and capabilities (over 900 since the 2021.1 release) to help you develop...