Freeborders Strengthens Global Footprint with Opening of New Delivery Center in Wuxi, China

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Expansion in China Attracts Shanghai's Top Talent and Addresses Increasing Client Demands to Diversify Risk

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We are eager to support Freeborders' expansion plans and look forward to helping them attract top talent in the region, further enabling the Wuxi New District to become the leading park in China for the development of outsourcing.

Freeborders, Inc., the leading global provider of offshore IT services and solutions delivered from centers of excellence in China, today announced the opening of a new delivery center in Wuxi, China. The 22,000-plus square foot infrastructure will provide application development, maintenance and support to Freeborders U.S., Europe, and Asia clients.

With the capacity for over 250 resources, this facility in Wuxi New District (formerly Wuxi High-tech Industrial Development Zone) will complement the IT services offered in the company's established centers in San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China. The expansion facilitates Freeborders' growth, provides additional business continuity capabilities, and attracts seasoned talent from the nearby Shanghai region bringing the company's total resource capacity to greater than 1000.

"The Wuxi government is proud to have leading United States-based outsourcing leaders like Freeborders accelerate the growth and innovation of the city's high-tech zone," said Mr. Wei Fang, Deputy Mayor, Wuxi Municipal Government. "We are eager to support Freeborders' expansion plans and look forward to helping them attract top talent in the region, further enabling the Wuxi New District to become the leading park in China for the development of outsourcing."

Wuxi New District (WND) is located in the southeastern part of Wuxi City, Jiangsu province. As a high-tech industrial park, it gained state-level endorsement in 1992. The major industries at WND include electronics, information technology, electromechanical engineering, bioengineering, new materials and fine chemical engineering.

"Since China is a strong IT outsourcing environment, many organizations have made it a fundamental part of their diversified global sourcing strategy," said Jean Cholka, Chief Executive Officer of Freeborders. "We are excited to expand our Asian operations with the opening of our new state of the art facility in Wuxi. As a US-based corporation, Freeborders is able to offer its clients all the benefits of IT outsourcing from China while avoiding the assumed risks of dealing with an outsourcing provider that is based overseas."

About Freeborders:
Freeborders is the leading global provider of offshore IT services and solutions delivered from centers of excellence in China. Privately held and based in San Francisco, CA, Freeborders is recognized for offering best practices in outsourcing by combining its award-winning global delivery model, CHINDUS, with its governance model ATLAS. Freeborders provides a full suite of services that encompass all phases of a project lifecycle including strategy, design, development, testing, implementation integration and extended support. Freeborders is assessed at Level 5 of the SEI's CMMI, and is ISO 27001 certified. To learn more, visit http://www.freeborders.com.

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