Eight new members joined Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative

November 18, 2010 – Kiev –

Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative, a leading alliance of the Ukrainian software development companies and outsourcing services providers, is actively extending its membership.

During September-October 2010 Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative acquired eight new members:

Onix-Systems

(www.onix-systems.com) – a global outsourcing company operating in the market since 2000. Company provides offshore development services such as database design and integration, programming, e-commerce solutions, graphic design and BPO.

GlobalLogic

(www.globallogic.com) – Transnational company with headquarters in the USA and representative offices in 8 countries on 3 continents. GlobalLogic is the leader in Software R&D (research and development of software products) and provides clients with the full range of R&D services in the vertical markets such as  Digital Media, Electronics, Finance, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Retail and Telecom and other. The company is the largest IT employer in Ukraine.

Itera Consulting Group

(www.iteraconsulting.com) – combines business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and brand communication to provide targeted expertise in challenging strategies, inventing new business logic, overhauling brand communication concepts, deploying the latest technologies and empowering people throughout the organization.

Eleks

(www.eleks.com) – a global organization delivering software services and solutions for diverse markets in the USA and Europe. Company specializes in software solutions for the Finance, Banking, Insurance, Healthcare, Logistics, Engineering Design Automation, and other verticals.

MagneticOne

(www.magneticone.com), an innovative software development company specializing in e-commerce software and web services, provides a number of e-commerce solutions for effective store management, SEO and marketing automation, comparison shopping engines and affiliate networks integrations, email marketing, CRM integration.

Marka

(www.marka-software.com), leading IT outsourcing company in Eastern Europe, provides full range of nearshore software development on ERP, CRM and other business applications, portals and websites, client-banks and billing systems, rapid application development platforms, complex solutions based on the latest technologies, research and development, architecture design.

Binary Studio

(www.binary-studio.com) – the international software development company, with offices in San Francisco, USA; Prague, Czech Republic and Donetsk, Ukraine that provides a wide range of software application outsourcing development services on Microsoft Technologies (.Net) , LAMP Technologies (PHP), Delphi Technologies.

Teamlog

(www.teamlog.com) is part of the Group OPEN. TEAMLOG Ukraine provides services in three main fields: consulting, IT-integration, IT-management. In Kiev, the development / testing center is J2EE/.NET/QA problem-oriented, in Kharkov – PHP, .NET, Flex/Flash.

Roman Khmil, CEO of GlobalLogic, noted, “The competition among countries in the global software development markets is very strong.  Ukraine has all the preconditions, specifically high skilled professionals and growing efficiency of business processes in our IT companies to become one of the leading countries in this competition. Additionally, there is the organization representing the key players of Ukrainian software development market on the international level. We are pleased to be the part of Ukrainian Hi- Tech Initiative. Besides new opportunities of international collaboration and partnership, very important thing for us in the association activity is the consolidation of efforts aimed at improving of the Ukrainian legislation to promote such innovative segment of Ukrainian economy as software development industry.”

At the moment Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative unites 60 Ukrainian software development companies that employ about 7000 highly skilled specialists.  Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative is the largest association of software development companies in Ukraine.

One of the main objectives of the association is the development of the Ukrainian IT market and promotion of the Ukrainian outsourcing services providers in the foreign markets, as well as the  help with the establishment of partnership relations and collaboration on IT projects performance between the Ukrainian and Western companies.

About Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative

Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative (http://hi-tech.org.ua) – is a leading alliance in offshore software development and IT outsourcing industry in Ukraine. The main objective of the association is to promote Ukrainian software development companies in foreign markets.

Hi-Tech Initiative provides Ukrainian software developers with the opportunity to enhance their business in the areas of IT outsourcing and offshore programming by using the partner network and marketing channels of the Initiative in the external markets.

Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative provides the services in establishing partnerships, collaborating in IT projects implementation, assisting in BPO between the Ukrainian and Western companies.

In 2008 Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative became one of the founders of Central and Eastern European Outsourcing Association (CEEOA).