San Jose, CA – August 16, 2011 – GlobalLogic, Inc., a leader in software R&D services, announced today that it has been selected by BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to expand the company’s current R&D Lab in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine. The selection builds on BMC Software’s successful partnership with GlobalLogic in Kyiv and will leverage the deep Agile development expertise of the GlobalLogic Ukraine team in supporting several important product development initiatives.
The Kyiv R&D Product Engineering Lab’s mission will be to collaborate to drive rapid innovation as well as speed time-to-market for new BMC solutions. GlobalLogic, Ukraine was chosen for this expansion because of its exceptional local technical talent, strong analytical skills and product orientation, and overall Agile-focused team culture.
“Kyiv now plays a key role in our research and development plans, and builds on our successful relationships with GlobalLogic in Kyiv, India and Argentina,” commented Scott Fulton, vice president and general manager Service Operations, BMC Software. “The Kyiv center utilizes an advanced security infrastructure, as well leading edge software and hardware tools, which will help BMC achieve our software development goals.”
The Kyiv team will focus on product development and support activities for both the ESM (Enterprise Service Management) and MSM (Mainframe Service Management) divisions of BMC for existing and next-generation product development work. The work will support a wide range of initiatives at BMC, ranging from cloud computing and IT Service Operations, to the development of a variety of other solutions. The Kyiv lab will be built by GlobalLogic to meet BMC’s world-class standards for facilities, infrastructure and information security requirements.
“We are honored that BMC is expanding its existing relationship with GlobalLogic in creating this state-of-the-art R&D center in Kyiv,” said Shashank Samant, President, GlobalLogic. “This reflects our client’s strong faith in Ukrainian product development talent, and in GlobalLogic’s proven track record of establishing large software engineering teams operating in highly secure environments to service the world’s leading technology firms. We look forward to powering the current and next generation of BMC offerings.”
GlobalLogic is now home to more than 5,500 employees, delivering innovation to leading technology organizations around the globe. Fortune 100 technology leaders as well as cutting-edge emerging companies rely on GlobalLogic to build innovative software that provides a competitive edge in the global economy. With global innovation hubs on three continents, GlobalLogic allows clients to tap a highly skilled talent pool located in state-of-the-art labs that deliver leading-edge cloud, mobile, SaaS, and social applications. The company is connected globally by its award-winning “Velocity” innovation platform, and its teams thrive on Agile collaboration. Backed by tier-one investors Goldman Sachs, NEA, and Sequoia Capital, GlobalLogic is headquartered in the U.S., and has global offices in Argentina, China, Germany, India, Israel, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit: www.globallogic.com.