With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion (approximately $13.5 billion USD). Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore ®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.
Cognizant is a global provider of information technology, consulting and business process outsourcing services, headquartered in Teaneck, N.J. Cognizant works closely with insurance companies to help them build stronger, more efficient, and more agile businesses. Today, we are helping clients embrace powerful forces—including accelerating globalization, virtualization, a millennial mindset and new cloud-based technologies.
With a rapidly expanding delivery footprint which extends from India and China to Europe, North and South America, and the Middle East, Cognizant has the geographic presence and mix of onsite and offshore resources to be the preferred global services partner across the insurance industry.
By leveraging highly flexible business processes, a seamless global delivery network and deep domain expertise, Cognizant delivers a better “return on outsourcing.” Visit www.cognizant.com for more information.
Holland & Knight
Holland & Knight (www.hklaw.com) is a global law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and other professionals in 18 U.S. offices, as well as Abu Dhabi, Beijing and Mexico City. Holland & Knight is among the nation’s largest law firms, providing representation in litigation, business, real estate and governmental law. Interdisciplinary practice groups and industry-based teams provide clients with access to attorneys throughout the firm, regardless of location.
Holland & Knight Outsourcing attorneys have a long history of assisting clients with legal issues related to outsourcing. Our clients include telecommunications, international manufacturing and healthcare companies, as well as insurers, international banks, utilities, hospitals and many others. The team has negotiated and completed billions of dollars of outsourcing transactions, guiding clients through every stage of the process – beginning with strategic planning and evaluating the potential advantages and disadvantages of the various options. We represent both users and vendors, assisting them with structuring outsourcing alliances assuring that they properly define the scope and level of service and pricing. We identify strategic objectives and evaluate the risks and benefits of each individual transaction. Informed by our years of experience, our counsel is specific to every client we serve.
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Blue Hill Data Services
Blue Hill Data Services (www.BlueHillData.com) offers cost-effective, secure, on-shore data center outsourcing solutions. We help customers reduce their operating costs and minimize risk by providing fully managed data center solutions. Our world-class on-shore facilities, highly skilled and experienced staff, and reliable 24x7 services have supported clients worldwide and from all industries since 1994. Blue Hill specializes in mainframe, open systems, and AS/400 iSeries managed hosting services and dedicated Disaster Recovery solutions.
Our differentiation is providing customized yet flexible SLAs and contracts that enable clients to work in the manner they choose, delivering total end-to-end support or specific functions as required. Rather than force clients to change their operating procedures to fit our standards, we offer the same services a customer is comfortable with in their current environment; recommendations for increased efficiencies are provided but not mandatory. We are proud our client retention is 100%.
Blue Hill is fully compliant with supporting customer Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA requirements through our Type 2 SSAE 16 (SOC 1) certifications; Type 2 Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements No. 16 (SSAE 16) Report, commonly referred to as a Type 2 Report on Controls at a Services Organization (SOC 1) Report. Blue Hill’s data center controls, operational policies and procedures, and outsourcing activities are designed and deployed to satisfy necessary control objectives, confirming our clients are receiving the highest quality IT outsourcing services
Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III) is a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, serving more than 500 clients around the world to help them achieve operational excellence. ISG supports private and public sector organizations to transform and optimize their operational environments through research, benchmarking, consulting and managed services, with a focus on information technology, business process transformation, program management services and enterprise resource planning. ISG advises on over 25% of the sourcing market’s annual TCV awarded. Having advised on over $330 billion in contract value, no other advisory firm comes close to our level of market engagement and experience.
Based in Stamford, Conn., the company has more than 700 employees and operates in 21 countries. Visit www.isg-one.com for more information.
IT Link SolutionsIT Link Solutions helps clients by maximizing the capability of their IT infrastructure and increasing the overall return on investment. We offer clients a complete turnkey solution to their technology needs designed to solve specific business challenges; enabling organizations to increase revenue, reduce cost and increase productivity with short turnaround time.
Each of our technology sets provides our clients with powerful, proven capabilities to address a wide variety of business challenges. Our clients have achieved positive results and benefited from our expertise and skill set centered around innovative software development.
IT Link Solution’s services span the entire application lifecycle with comprehensive service options that deliver a flexible mix of solutions. Our global delivery model enables our clients to achieve low cost solutions whilst maintaining exceptional quality and reducing risk.
Rural Sourcing, Inc. is the leader in domestic sourcing, a cost-effective alternative to offshoring for technology development and the ongoing support and maintenance for critical business applications. RSI leverages skilled IT resources in our Development Centers, which are located near colleges and universities in 2nd and 3rd tier cities in America. Due to a lower cost of living and our proven delivery methods, RSI is able to provide costs savings of 60-70 percent for our clients. Well-trained employees with a strong work ethic living in low cost cities enable RSI to deliver exceptional value for our clients. Inherently, this value comes without the obstacles of time zones, distance, language, and geopolitical risks associated with offshore models. Over the next few years, Rural Sourcing, Inc. intends to create 3,000 new technology jobs in the US by establishing development centers in non-metro, low cost of living cities across the United States.
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of process-driven IT solutions with 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek helps improve time-to-business-solution, lower costs of existing applications, deliver better engineered and tested applications, and produce predictable outcomes for top-tier corporations in over 20 countries. Through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models, Softtek teams with CIOs to constantly increase the business value of IT. Softtek is the creator and a leader of the nearshore industry. For more information about our services, please visit www.softtek.com.
Systems in Motion
Systems in Motion provides technology services and outsourcing solutions to help US enterprises leverage a new model for Domestic Sourcing, combining onshore delivery centers in the US mid-west, with tightly coupled consulting, delivery, and Agile development processes. The result is a significantly more productive, collaborative, and flexible service operation that has allowed our clients to get higher application quality, and lower total cost of outsourcing, than they have been able to achieve from any other technology sourcing strategy.
Our technology development engagements have significantly accelerated speed to market for products, and saved companies millions of dollars in higher productivity, lower rework and more effective business process automation solutions. Our focus on talent development and employee growth has made us one of the best technology companies to build a career at, and drive the next generation of American technology leadership.
Virtustream is a leading cloud innovator offering enterprise-class cloud solutions for enterprises, governments and service providers. Virtustream simplifies moving complex IT to the cloud - whether private, public or hybrid – while delivering the full economic and business benefits of the cloud.
Virtustream offers xStream, a secure, high performance cloud solution, providing high availability, highly secure enterprise-class clouds, with application level SLAs. xStream is available both as a software solution for existing data centers/clouds and also as a managed service delivered from Virtustream's virtual private cloud. Virtustream also offers comprehensive professional services to assist customers to design, migrate, and manage clouds.
Virtustream offers xStream worldwide, owns and operates data centers in the U.S. and EMEA, operates an international Cloud Exchange, and has offices in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Atlanta, London, Toronto and Dublin with partners in Asia and China. Visit www.virtustream.com for more information.
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients to do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology”– helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 120,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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Cloud Computing Consortium
The emergence of cloud computing is a watershed event for IT and a ground change for business. We believe that a strong impartial resource needs to exist that will provide C level executives with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to effectively/efficiently transition to the world of cloud computing. The Cloud Computing Consortium (C3) was created to provide these capabilities and to help you navigate through all of the competing claims.
The consortium welcomes CxOs and CIOs/IT leaders from larger small cap, mid cap and large cap size organizations to join the consortium.