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OH: VirtusaPolaris Expands U.S. Footprint, Will Create 50 New Jobs

29 Jul, 2016


VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd. and a leading worldwide provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services, announced it is expanding its U.S. footprint with a new innovation and technology development center in Dublin, OH. In order to meet growing demand in the Midwest, the company plans to invest significantly in the area while creating 50 new IT jobs.

Ranked a top new tech city on Homes.com’s 2016 New Tech City Index, the Columbus Region is one of the fastest-growing innovation and technology hubs in the nation. IT operations in the Region benefit from Columbus’ growing IT workforce and a thriving IT ecosystem ranging from consulting startups to Fortune 500 corporations and top-ranked educational programs.

“We are very excited to continue the growth of VirtusaPolaris in the Midwest,” said David Spencer, regional vice president, VirtusaPolaris. “The choice to expand in Dublin was an easy one as the Columbus Region offers access to a large talent pool of IT professionals and the ability to scale our IT operations in the years to come.”

“We welcome the expansion of VirtusaPolaris and look forward to watching the corporation grow in Dublin,” said Colleen Gilger, director of economic development, City of Dublin. “We are proud to add another top company to our very strong IT sector. Virtusa Corporation’s interest in Dublin is a testament to our continued investment in the businesses that call our city home.”

VirtusaPolaris is headquartered in Westborough, MA and has more than 18,000 employees worldwide. With major global offices across North America, including its technology center in Troy, NY, Europe and Asia, VirtusaPolaris serves Global 2000 companies in the banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology and media, manufacturing and other diverse industries. VirtusaPolaris provides services ranging from IT and business consulting to application platforming, integration and support and maintenance. Leveraging its proven global delivery model, strong engineering roots and a differentiated software platforming approach, the company has been helping its global clients in their innovation and business transformation journey.

VirtusaPolaris has received numerous global recognitions and accolades for innovation, technology leadership and modern HR practices, including the Silver Stevie American Business Award for Most Innovative Technology company of the year, IAOP’s Global Outsourcing 100 Leader, Forbes List of 100 Best Small Public Companies in America, Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America, the International Business Award (Stevie) for Best People Practices, and the Asia Best Employers Brand Award for HR Excellence among others.

About VirtusaPolaris

VirtusaPolaris, the market-facing brand reflecting the combined strengths of Virtusa Corporation and Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd. is a global provider of information technology (IT) consulting and outsourcing services that accelerate business outcomes for Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking and financial services, insurance, healthcare, telecommunications, technology, media and entertainment.

VirtusaPolaris’ solutions address the CXOs’ dual challenge of growing revenues while improving IT cost efficiencies. VirtusaPolaris’ digital services leverage innovative new technologies to reimagine the customer experience, increasing retention and creating lasting value. VirtusaPolaris’ preemptive outsourcing solutions help clients reduce risk and improve IT operations.

VirtusaPolaris delivers services across the IT lifecycle, including consulting, solution design, technology selection, implementation, testing and maintenance & support, including infrastructure support. Inheriting a strong heritage in software engineering, VirtusaPolaris is highly qualified to both develop and maintain software, using a proven platforming methodology and advanced Agile and Accelerated Solution Design techniques to reliably produce results on time and within budget.

Holding a record of success across industries and unparalleled domain expertise, VirtusaPolaris understands clients’ business challenges best and uses that to deliver distinctive, differentiated and innovative application of technology to solve those problems. Examples of large business transformations completed include the world’s largest P&C claims modernization program, one of the largest corporate customer portals for a premier global bank, an order to cash implementation for a multinational telecommunications provider, and digital transformations for media and banking companies.

Virtusa Corporation is headquartered in Massachusetts, and together with Polaris, has 50 offices across North America, Europe and Asia.

About Columbus 2020

In 2010, hundreds of community and business leaders from across Central Ohio came together in an unprecedented way to develop the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, an aggressive, decade-long plan to ensure economic vitality in the Columbus Region. Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across the 11-county Columbus Region. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at ColumbusRegion.com.

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