Auriga, a U.S.-based software R&D and IT outsourcing services provider with development centers in Russia, today announced that it has been ranked in the 2008 Global Outsourcing 100 as one of this year’s “rising star” companies by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP). Auriga was also recognized among “Best 10 Companies by Industry Focus: Health Care” in the Global Outsourcing 100 sub-lists.
“We are proud to be named, among other elite companies, to the 2008 Global Outsourcing 100 list of the world’s best outsourcing service providers,” said Alexis Sukharev, Auriga CEO and founder. “Getting selected to IAOP’s sub-list of the top 10 service providers for the health care industry is also a great accomplishment for us. This tribute truly recognizes Auriga’s unmatched expertise and excellence in delivering industry-specific services and solutions that range from custom medical device embedded software to clinical information systems. It also validates our commitment to the new standard for client centricity in outsourcing.”
The Global Outsourcing 100 rates the world's top outsourcing service providers across all industries by size and growth, ability to create value for customers, depth and breadth of competencies, and management talent. Ranked among “New Winners in 2008” on the Global Outsourcing 100, Auriga was cited for balanced performance as the company’s key strength.
Industry recognition that Auriga has earned throughout its 17-plus-year history received the highest possible rating from the judges. The company was also commended for its outsourcing experience, employee management practices, and executive strength, which were all rated as “above average of all applications”. Additionally, Auriga received recognition from IAOP as the “Company with Most Employees in Russia”.
“We are thrilled to have qualified for this category,” remarked Alexis Sukharev. “With five development centers across Russia, Auriga is rightly considered a unique IT talent pool. The company’s success is rooted in its top-notch people, dedication to the Russian engineering tradition, and strong ties with Russia’s best universities.”
Auriga’s position on the 2008 Global Outsourcing 100 list further supports the company’s excellence in software outsourcing services. It adds to many accolades Auriga has enjoyed over the years. In 2008, Auriga was named, for the third straight year, to the Global Services 100 list of the top global providers of business and technology services. In 2007, Auriga was listed among the “Top 10 to Watch in Emerging European Markets”. The 2006 Black Book of Outsourcing featured Auriga as one of the “TOP 10 ITO Offshore: Eastern / Central Europe”.
The IAOP Global Outsourcing 100 list, including the official rankings, selection process details, and company profiles, is featured in a special advertising section in the May 5th issue of FORTUNE magazine.
Auriga (auriga.com) is a software R&D and IT outsourcing services provider incorporated in the U.S. that has been operating development centers in Russia since 1990. Auriga was the first to focus on satisfying the specific needs of software and hardware high-tech companies as its driving strategy. Included in CMP’s Global Services 100 list since 2006 and in top 10 ITO providers in Central and Eastern Europe according to the 2006 Black Book of Outsourcing, Auriga offers a wide range of services covering all aspects of the entire product engineering area and superb expertise in a rich set of knowledge areas from embedded systems and OS internals to enterprise information systems and Web applications. Auriga’s client list includes such industry majors and leaders in their segments as IBM, Draeger Medical, LynuxWorks, Queplix, NMS Communications, Verdasys, and many others.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (outsourcingprofessional.org) is a global membership-based organization that establishes standards for users, providers and advisors of outsourced services. IAOP helps organizations increase their outsourcing success, improve their return on investment, and expand outsourcing opportunities.