Ciklum Became The 46th Member Of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative

Kiev, Ukraine (PressExposure) June 30, 2008 -- Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative - an alliance of the leading Ukrainian companies providing offshore IT outsourcing services and BPO services to the foreign clients, is actively extending its membership. Currently Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative unites 46 software development companies that employ more than 3500 highly skilled professionals. The companies-members represent all the largest software development centers: Kiev, Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk, Chernigov, Khmelnitskiy, Lvov, Donetsk, Simferopol and others. Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative is the largest software association in Ukraine.

Ciklum, a well-established Ukrainian outsourcing company of Danish origin that specializes in nearshore software development outsourcing became the 46 member of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative. The company was founded in 2002 and has grown to be one of the 3 biggest software companies in Ukraine employing about 700 specialists that work on more than 80 ongoing IT projects. Ciklum is rapidly expanding its business not only in Ukraine, but also in Europe. Besides seven offices in the four largest cities in Ukraine, Ciklum has its representative offices in Denmark, Sweden, Britain and the Netherlands.

Hi-Tech Initiative and Ciklum are closely collaborating for a long period. Last year Ciklum sponsored Ukrainian Outsourcing Forum '2007, an annual event organized by Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative. In April-May 2008 Initiative held several events aimed at young specialists, graduates and students employment in IT sphere. Ciklum strongly supported the events and sent its representatives to participate and make presentations.

"As the collaboration with Hi-Tech Initiative is an important factor for our business development, we decided to join the association to make this collaboration even closer. This membership gives us an opportunity of extending international business contacts for cooperation in software development sphere. We seek to developing partnership with Ukrainian IT vendors, exchanging the experience, participating in joint projects. Having become the member of Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative, we gained the access to the new marketing channels in American and European markets, that Initiative has established" - noted Torben Majgaard, the Founder and CEO of Ciklum.

Ciklum

Ciklum is Ukrainian based software outsourcing company with Danish Management. It was established in the year 2002. Ciklum, currently, has over 700 employees, over 80 on-going IT projects and now is in the list of top three largest IT companies in Ukraine.

Our main focus is on establishing teams for our clients. Ciklum supports its clients in working directly with the developers to reach a high level of productivity and relationship.

We ensure an absolutely favourable environment for our clients and their teams. Ciklum surrounds them with knowledge sharing activities, social events, strong infrastructure, financial and administrative support, QA and consulting services during their entire outsourcing experience.

Additionally, Ciklum provides project-based service and peak resources on a short-time basis to accomplish very specific tasks in a time-efficient way and with superior quality. If the client wishes to get employees working in their home country location, Ciklum provides relocation service as well.

About Ukrainian Hi-Тech Initiative

Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative


Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative is a leading Ukrainian alliance of offshore software development and IT outsourcing providers. The mission of the alliance is to promote Ukrainian software development companies in the global market.


Hi-Tech Initiative provides the 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 Ukrainian and western companies.


Ukrainian Hi-Tech Initiative objectives:


• setting up and development of international connections in the sphere of software development;
• creation of a possible image of Ukrainian software development on the foreign markets;
• search and selection of partners supplying IT services outsourcing and BPO in Ukraine;
• finding investors into Ukrainian software development industry;
• establish stable channels for exchanging information with foreign markets;
• promote development of hi-tech industries in Ukrainian economy;
• promote the export potential of Ukrainian enterprises engaged in hi-tech industries;
• promote utilization of scientific potential in products of the Ukrainian hi-tech industries;
• encourage advanced training of hi-tech professionals.

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Press Release Submitted On: June 26, 2008 at 7:58 am
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