Press Release

February 2, 2017

VirtusaPolaris Recognized as a Leader in Application Outsourcing Services among Midsize Offshore Providers by Independent Research Firm

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., – (February 2, 2017) – 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, today announced that it has been named as a Leader among mid-sized offshore providers with application outsourcing capabilities by analyst firm Forrester Research in its report, ’The Forrester Wave: Application Outsourcing Capabilities of Midsize Offshore Vendors, Q4 2016.’

The Forrester Wave report evaluated vendors across several categories, including current offering, strategy, and market presence and scored them on 33 weighted criteria including digital customer experience, digital operational excellence, design, and analytics capabilities, and breakout potential among others. According to the Forrester report:

“[VirtusaPolaris scored] well across the board on both digital customer experience and traditional application outsourcing disciplines.”

“The VirtusaPolaris AMS automation portfolio is among the most comprehensive in the [managed services] market.”

“Clients rated VirtusaPolaris highly on its willingness to bring forth ideas for improvement unsolicited…”

VirtusaPolaris’ application service offerings address three key expectations businesses have from IT: eliminating business disruption through preemption, improving business agility by accelerating response to business issues, and driving effort compression through automation.

“We are delighted to be recognized as a leader among mid-sized offshore vendors for application outsourcing services. Digital disruption is compelling IT leaders to look for application outsourcing partners who can help them automate their operations, bring flexibility and responsiveness to their operations and enhance their competitive positioning,” said Sreekanth Lapala, global head of Transformational Outsourcing Solutions at VirtusaPolaris. “It is my view that our innovative and differentiated approach to IT Outsourcing is being recognized for the value it delivers to our clients to transform businesses through outsourcing innovation, intelligent operations, productivity improvements and cost savings.”

The Forrester Wave™ is Forrester’s evaluation of vendors in a software, hardware, or services market. Forrester Wave evaluations are driven by Forrester’s analysis of data collected from the marketplace and the experience of its analysts. The Forrester Wave for this category focuses on midsize providers’ offshore application outsourcing services.

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About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.


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