February, 17, 2014 - MERA, an Eastern Europe's leader in value-added software R&D services, announced to have been ranked in the 2014 Global Outsourcing 100® – the annual ranking of the world’s best outsourcing providers and advisors, compiled by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). It is the first time that MERA hits the Leader Category leaving the Rising Star part of the ranking.
The Global Outsourcing 100 and its sub lists are essential references for companies seeking new and expanded relationships with the best companies in the industry. The lists include companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of outsourcing services. Rankings are based on a set of measurable standards as well as evaluation by a panel of industry recognized leaders in outsourcing. The evaluation criteria include size and growth, customer satisfaction, depth of competence and management capabilities. Rankings will be unveiled in the special advertising feature produced by IAOP in the May 26 issue of FORTUNE® magazine.
"At a time when there is a growing need to outsource, The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors lists have become invaluable reference tools to help companies research service providers," said Debi Hamill, IAOP CEO. "The companies named on these lists and sub lists have demonstrated their expertise following a rigorous, independently judged process and represent the top in the industry”.
“A position in the Leader Category of the The Global Outsourcing 100 is a great honor and responsibility for us at the same time”, comments Igor Piruyan, Vice President, MERA. “Striving to help our customers create a world of better communications and always be one step ahead, MERA is persistently focused on quality of R&D services, heavily investing in expertise of our engineering staff and improving operational excellence”.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) is the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing across their businesses. To learn more, visit www.IAOP.org.