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If you can dream it, we can build it. (As long as it's software.)

We build custom software.

We're a software development company in Boston. We're full-stack software experts who:

  • Build prototypes and applications from scratch
  • Fix and improve existing codebases
  • Work as a drop-in engineering team
  • Take pride in writing clean and extensible code

How do you pronounce "Zagaran"?

It's pronounced Zag-a-ran.

We help organizations of all sizes.

Our clients include:

  • Startups
  • Global 500 companies
  • Nonprofits
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Research labs
  • Government agencies

Full stack, full service.

From databases to backend to frontend to mobile, we handle everything. Our clients hire us to migrate legacy databases, design and scale complex systems, undertake technical clean-up, and develop critical features.

With our extensive skill set, Zagaran can help you with every step of execution: architecture, design, development, testing, deployment, and support.

We care tremendously.

We take enormous pride in the value we bring to our clients. That's our ethos as a company. Our clients trust us to deliver technology critical to their business, and we deliver.

Choosing the right software developer is one of the most important decisions to be made. It’s crucial to have software experts who are experienced enough to make the right calls throughout the development process. We are those experts for dozens of groups. We would like to be those experts for you as well.

Get in touch with us, we'd love to hear from you.

And we love delivering value to our clients.

"Zagaran delivers high-quality code that outclasses industry standards. We've worked with a lot of software developers, but Zagaran's quality code sets them apart. Their software is responsive, stable, and reliably functions as integral part of daily operations. Their team's ability to build trust and continually improve project deliverables signifies a partnership that's worth the cost.

- CEO, Apparel Company

"Zagaran went above and beyond to deliver a high-quality product on time despite the changing requirements. Their ability to manage and prioritize tasks exceeded expectations.

- Faculty, Harvard University

"They're strong with UX. They approach user flows and problems holistically. They'll make sure any feature is accommodated across all use cases. They'll bring ideas to me that we didn't even think about initially.

- Product Manager, Mobile Payments Company

"They have deep expertise that exceeds our own knowledge. I'm delighted to work with them; I couldn't ask for better. They're mature enough to make any engagement work.

- Senior Software Developer, Pharmaceutical Company

"In less than a month, Zagaran was able to correct the mistakes of the previous provider, delivering a solution that had an instrumental impact on the platform’s success. Along the way, the team was extremely personable, thoughtful, and responsive, fitting in as an extension of the internal team. We've never had such a collaborative experience on a web project before."

- Director of IT, Pharmaceutical Logistics Company

"Exceeding expectations, they collaborated closely with the company to foster a sense of trust and transparency. Their technical skills made for a seamless engagement. Their project managers have technical backgrounds, which makes their management styles unique and efficient.

- CEO, Healthcare Solutions Platform

Good news, Mass Gov: Zagaran has been certified as an ITS74 vendor through 2024.

Zagaran in the news.

Featured in The Boston Globe

"Zagaran Software is a rare bird in the Boston tech scene at the moment."

- Scott Kirsner, The Boston Globe

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2019 Manuel Carballo Governor's Award

We are the software development team that built CHAMP. In 2019, CHAMP won the Manuel Carballo Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Service for "creativity and innovation" and "achievement of significant improvements in productivity and/or costs savings in agency operations".

Featured interview in Boston Voyager Magazine

"We're known for delivering high-quality code on difficult projects with tight deadlines. We're adept at stepping in and salvaging situations where another team has left you in the lurch."

- Chris McCarthy, Zagaran Co-founder

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“Zagaran” is a combination of our founders’ names. It's also the name of a Himalayan mountain pass.