Since the beginning, our operations in China have always been at the center of our global business strategy. China offers an incredibly rich pool of IT talent that excels at delivering innovation and high quality IT solutions
San Francisco, CA (Vocus) October 28, 2010
Freeborders, Inc., a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions to financial services and Internet based businesses, announced that the company has opened an office in Guangzhou, China. Marking another milestone in the company’s growth path in China, the Guangzhou location complements existing delivery centers in Shenzhen, Wuxi, and Hong Kong.
Based on the rising need for technical capabilities and talent to deliver world-class IT services to Fortune 2000 companies, Freeborders was able to grow its employee base by 68 percent in the past year.
“Since the beginning, our operations in China have always been at the center of our global business strategy. China offers an incredibly rich pool of IT talent that excels at delivering innovation and high quality IT solutions,” said Jean Cholka, CEO at Freeborders. “Thanks to the commitment of our employees and the partnerships we build with our clients worldwide, we again exceeded our goals for China and globally.”
Freeborders has been operating in China since 1999, offering clients a combination of deep domain expertise, innovative thinking and strategic execution through its integrated China to U.S. delivery model. In 2010 Freeborders further expanded its portfolio of technical expertise, adding Cobol and Java capabilities. The company further expanded its AS/400 center of excellence in Wuxi. Earlier this year, Freeborders launched a new training program designed to recruit graduates from top-tier Chinese universities to create client-specific teams based on skill set requirements.
In early October Freeborders signed a definitive agreement to acquire the premiere consultancy MindWorks, Inc., adding SAP consulting, training, software and support to Freeborders’ IT services portfolio. Freeborders’ teams in China will help clients maximize the benefits of their SAP solutions.
Founded in 1999, Freeborders helps financial services, Internet services and retailing companies solve the most complex business challenges. The company provides global consulting, technology and outsourcing services through an integrated China to US delivery model. Freeborders enables clients to cost-effectively adapt their business infrastructure to market opportunities and changes, offering deep domain expertise, innovative thinking and strategic execution. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company has offices in New York, Denver, London, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Wu Xi and Kuala Lumpur. To learn more, visit http://www.freeborders.com.
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