San Francisco, CA – July 10, 2012 —Freeborders, Inc., a global provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions to financial services and Internet based businesses, today announced that the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) has recognized Freeborders as a “Rising Star” in The 2012 Global Outsourcing 100® and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors list. This is the 5th consecutive year that Freeborders has been included as a Rising Star on the Global Outsourcing 100 list. In 2012 Freeborders moved up eight spots, to rank number 83 compared to last year.
In 2012, Freeborders was ranked in ten industry and regional categories, including:
- Best Rising Star in Overall Revenue
- Best Rising Star in Employee Growth
- Best Rising Star in No. of Centers Worldwide
- Best 5 Rising Stars Company by Industry Focus – Financial Services (Insurance)
- Best 10 Rising Stars by Industry Focus – Financial Services (Banking, Markets)
In addition, Freeborders was named among the Best 20 Rising Stars in two regions – the U.S. and Western Europe. The company was further listed among the Best 20 Companies in China.
“Being named as a Rising Star on the 2012 Global Outsourcing List validates our mission to unlock business value with innovative IT services and technology,” said Jean Cholka, CEO of Freeborders. “Freeborders offers the expertise and the capabilities to help companies select the right IT strategy to achieve business outcomes. More than ever, companies have to act quickly to capitalize on market opportunities. Innovative solutions, such as the Freeborders business accelerators series, enable companies to gain business results and break into new markets in Internet speed.”
The 2012 Global Outsourcing 100 and the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. These rankings are based on applications received and evaluated by an independent judging panel organized by IAOP. The Rising Star category represents up and coming companies and outsourcing destinations to watch for.
Freeborders recently released a new series of Business Solutions Accelerators, highly targeted tools and frameworks that help companies identify and pursue immediate business opportunities in specific industries and geographic markets. Part of the accelerators series are Hub2Insight℠, Mobile2China℠ and Web2China℠.
To learn more about Freeborders’ portfolio of consulting and IT services, please watch the Freeborders overview video.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit http://www.IAOP.org.
About The Global Outsourcing 100
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is in its seventh year of compiling its annual ranking of the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors – The Global Outsourcing 100. As part of The Global Outsourcing 100, IAOP also introduced a new list in 2009, The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors.
The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub-lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services — not just information technology and business process outsourcing, but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, manufacturing and logistics. They include not only today’s leaders, but tomorrow’s rising stars.
The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors is geared specifically to companies that are outstanding global outsourcing advisors and consultants. In addition to being part of The Global Outsourcing 100, the new list of advisors ranks the top consultant, legal and related advisory firms globally, and is a valuable reference tool for companies needing expert advice and guidance with their outsourcing projects.
Founded in 1999, Freeborders provides global IT consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The company pioneered a unique service model that offers the perfect blend of Eastern and Western business practices and access to broad knowledge of the US, European and Chinese markets. Freeborders’ solution accelerators help companies exploit the full potential of their IT investments. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company has offices in Denver, New York, London, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Wu Xi. To learn more, visit http://www.freeborders.com. You can also follow us on Twitter at @freebordersinc.