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Cigital, LeverPoint Team on Cigital India

Cigital has formed a partnership creating Cigital India with a recognized top performer in offshore outsourcing

DULLES and RESTON, Va. -- Cigital, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in software risk management and data security, has formed a partnership creating Cigital India with a recognized top performer in offshore outsourcing.

Cigital has selected LeverPoint, LLC, an established player with global experience, to provide high-value quality and testing outsourcing services. This new alliance will afford very advantageous cost benefits to clients for specialized software development and both QA and security testing. Cigital India has been named a Top 10 Vendor by the prestigious Black Book of Outsourcing, an annual, independent and non-biased ranking of 4,500 outsourcing companies based on 20,000 user surveys.

Cigital India excels in a number of key criteria important to Cigital clients. First, the company's IT staff has been recruited from top universities for their credentials in engineering, science and technology. The number of tools utilized internally results in a very high degree of process automation, greatly enhancing productivity. Finally, the focus applied to such specific areas as an offshoring mindset, applications knowledge, product development and QA allows the company to closely align with clients as valuable extensions of their own teams. The partnership-centric approach and positive communications methods developed by Cigital India helps clients realize a very high ROI; 92% of client involvement results in repeat or ongoing business.

Todd Bramblett, CEO of LeverPoint, comments on the advantages of the partnership, "We're pleased to have launched this new entity with Cigital. Combining Cigital's 15-years of experience in software quality and risk management for marquee companies, with our own deep expertise in a broad-range of software quality and testing methods, tools and techniques will provide tremendous capacity, capability and value to Cigital's clients."

Cigital Inc.

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