Stefanini to Spotlight Application Development Services at Gartner Summit

VP Rakesh Chitradurga to discuss meeting clients' changing business and technology challenges with flexible right-shore outsourcing model

Sep 12, 2012, 10:03 ET from Stefanini

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The evolution of application development services is among the topics that will be addressed by Stefanini (, a leading Brazil-based IT services provider, at the Gartner Outsourcing Summit, being held September 10-12 in Orlando, FL.

Rakesh Chitradurga, Stefanini's vice president of application development and support services, will discuss how the company is adapting its application services offerings to provide even more customized technology-based solutions that afford greater responsiveness to its clients' evolving business challenges.  Among the steps being taken by Stefanini:

  • Creation of a new "Right-shore, Flexible and Agile" outsourcing model that leverages established on-shore, near-shore and off-shore delivery centers based on the specific needs of the client;
  • Launch of new incubation services in the areas of legacy mainframe optimization, legacy modernization and enterprise mobility;
  • Utilization of industry-based product accelerators in the areas of mobility, content management and business intelligence and data warehousing;
  • Rollout of AMS+ Services, a comprehensive application management service that goes beyond traditional development services to include end-to-end support aimed at reducing cost of ownership while improving business performance. The Stefanini AMS+ model addresses SAP and non-SAP enterprise applications and leverages best practices from Stefanini's ITIL, RunSAP and SAP competency center.  

"Stefanini is recognized as a new breed of IT services company that looks beyond traditional approaches to application outsourcing to address the evolving needs of clients," said Chitradurga.  "Stefanini is moving aggressively to adapt to the need for more flexible solutions, maturing an already proven application development services offering.  We are leveraging our unique ability to offer the global reach and breadth of services of today's largest outsourcers as well as the localized focus and responsiveness typically only available from smaller, regional providers."

Based at Stefanini's North American headquarters outside Detroit, Chitradurga has led application transformational programs, application development/support and management consulting for some of the world's leading global institutions.  He and other senior executives from Stefanini will be available to meet with analysts and media during the Gartner summit event.

About Stefanini

Stefanini is a global IT services company with over 16,000 resources across 71 offices in 30 countries across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Asia. Since 1987, Stefanini has been providing offshore, onshore and nearshore IT services, including application development and outsourcing services, IT infrastructure outsourcing (help desk support and desktop services), systems integration, consulting and strategic staffing to Fortune 1000 enterprises around the world.

With a base of over 500 active clients, including more than 300 multinationals, Stefanini maintains a strong presence in industries such as financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, chemical, services, technology, public sector, and utilities. Clients benefit from Stefanini's financial stability, sustained year-over-year growth, and zero net debt. The corporate global headquarters is located in Sao Paulo, Brazil with European headquarters in Brussels and North American headquarters in metropolitan Detroit.

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