Virtusa's Global Technology Centers Appraised with CMMI Level 5, the Highest Standard in Quality Man

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Virtusa's Global Technology Centers Appraised with CMMI Level 5, the Highest Standard in Quality Management

Company recognized for commitment to service excellence and process improvement

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtusa Corporation (NAS: VRTU) , a global IT services company that offers a broad range of information technology services, including IT consulting, technology implementation and application outsourcing, today announced that its Advanced Technology Centers (ATCs) in Sri Lanka and Chennai, India, have been appraised with the prestigious Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI V1.3) Level 5 rating, the highest level of maturity in the CMMI framework. In 2011, the company's ATC in Hyderabad was appraised at Maturity Level 5.


CMMI is a process improvement model used to improve a company's ability to manage project deliveries to guarantee predictable results. CMMI's process levels are regarded as the standard in the industry for evolutionary paths in software and systems development and management.

"We are delighted to achieve CMMI level 5 appraisal, which recognizes Virtusa's commitment to continuous process improvement and quality," said Kris Canekeratne, chairman and CEO of Virtusa.

Virtusa Global Innovation Process (GIP) embodies lightweight software engineering best practices from SCRUM/XP, EPF, CMMI, ITIL, ISO 27001, BS25999-2 and years of Virtusa learning. The assessment was independently conducted by KPMG India and was accepted by the CMMI Institute. This milestone not only credits Virtusa's commitment towards process maturity but also its approach towards delivery excellence and service quality. This accreditation is imperative as more and more global customers including government customers require their software implementations to be of highest quality standards.

This appraisal is also a result of Virtusa's focus on delivering business results by modernizing, rationalizing and consolidating the critical applications that support its clients' core business processes. It employs advanced processes like Agile to ensure the right system is delivered the first time. This approach enables Virtusa to serve industry leaders as they seek to improve their customers' experience, expand market reach, improve time to market and lower costs.

About CMMI:

CMMI is the result of more than 20 years of ongoing work at Carnegie Mellon University by members of industry, government, and the Software Engineering Institute. Powered by Carnegie Mellon, the CMMI Institute is working to build upon CMMI's success, advance the state of the practice, accelerate the development and adoption of best practices, and provide solutions to the emerging needs of businesses around the world.

To see Virtusa's appraisal results, please visit https://sas.cmmiinstitute.com/pars/pars.aspx
To learn more about CMMI®, please visit: http://cmmiinstitute.com/

CMMI® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office by Carnegie Mellon University.

About Virtusa

Virtusa provides end-to-end information technology (IT) services to Global 2000 companies. These services, which include IT consulting, application maintenance, development, systems integration and managed services, leverage a unique Platforming methodology that transforms clients' businesses through IT rationalization. Virtusa helps customers accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.

Virtusa delivers cost-effective solutions through a global delivery model, applying advanced methods such as Agile and Accelerated Solution Design to ensure that its solutions meet the clients' requirements. As a result, its clients simultaneously reduce their IT operations cost while increasing their ability to meet changing business needs.

Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Massachusetts, Virtusa has operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

© 2011-2013 Virtusa Corporation.All rights reserved.

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