Pythian Named a 2013 Global Outsourcing Rising Star

Dedication to clients and continued growth earns Pythian a spot as an IAOP 2013 Global Outsourcing 100 Rising Star

NEW YORK — February 24, 2013 — Pythian has ranked as a 2013 Global Outsourcing 100® Rising Star by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). Pythian is a global data management consulting company, specializing in planning, deploying, and managing mission-critical data infrastructures. The award recognizes the company’s growth, customer satisfaction, and management capabilities.

The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100recognizes the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors. 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, and manufacturing and logistics.

“As applicants continually raise the bar and as the outsourcing industry continues to grow and mature in many markets, competition is tougher,” said Jag Dalal, Managing Director of Thought Leadership, IAOP and chairman of the judges’ panel. “Being named to The Global Outsourcing 100 is a great achievement, particularly given the strong competition, and we are proud to recognize Pythian for its excellence.”

“The data infrastructure world is evolving rapidly, and our clients count on our elite team of data specialists to help them navigate the complexities and opportunities data projects such as cloud and Big Data can provide,” said Andrew Waitman, CEO of Pythian. “Our top priorities at Pythian are to keep our clients’ data safe and their data infrastructures running efficiently. This award is a testament to our employees’ remarkable dedication to their critical role in our continued growth.”

The rankings are based on company size and growth, customer satisfaction, depth of competence, and management capabilities. The judging category of Leader or Rising Star is based on size criteria, which is a combination of yearly revenue and employee numbers set by the judging panel.