Birlasoft and Q_PERIOR enter into a strategic partnership in the DACH region
MUNICH, September 12, 2017 – Birlasoft (India) Limited today announced its expansion in the DACH region with its strategic partnership with Q_PERIOR, a leading business and IT consulting company. The partnership leverages Birlasoft’s robust delivery models and vertical domain capability enhanced by Q_PERIOR’s indepth consulting expertise in core industries such as insurance, banking and travel, transport & logistics.
The joint service offering provides an opportunity for clients to benefit from Birlasoft’s 3000+ industry experts and industry focussed solutions like TruServ, TruLens and TruView CLM along with Q_PERIOR’s extensive service portfolio including strategy, process, organization and IT consulting. By combining high scalability with local business expertise, Birlasoft and Q_PERIOR offer customers flexible onshore and offshore delivery models for agile and fixed-price projects. Both companies have already gained substantial experience in working together successfully with select customers such as a leading global Reinsurer.
Commenting on the development Dharmender Kapoor, Chief Operating Officer, Birlasoft, said, “Our expansion into DACH market is a key step in increasing our global footprint and providing comprehensive, integrated solutions to our clients. Our global delivery model will enable us to streamline and enhance our solutions to offer end to end services to our customers. With Q_PERIOR’s proven track record in the DACH region and deep customer relationships – we are excited about the opportunities that this partnership would enable to bring further value to customers in the region. We are delighted to join forces with Q_PERIOR and excited about the new opportunities that lie ahead of us.”
Karsten Höppner, Chief Executive Officer, Q_PERIOR, said, “Our clients require local knowledge with global delivery options in different project settings. We have found a perfect partner in Birlasoft to offer our customers cost efficient, reliable, and scalable services. Birlasoft is a highly competent, experienced partner with an entrepreneurial management culture. Together we will support projects that help our customers master digital transformation.”
Short profile of the merging companies
Q_PERIOR is an owner-managed business and IT consulting firm with locations in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, England, the USA, Canada and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The company supports large corporations and large mid-sized companies with integrated specialized and IT competencies. On top of specialized services at our target industries insurance, banking, travel, transport & logistics, industry and public sector, Q_PERIOR provides a cross-sector consultancy spectrum in the fields of Audit & Risk, Business intelligence, Finance & Controlling, Customer Management, Project & Implementation Management, Strategic IT Management, Supply Chain Management and Technology. Across all business areas Q_PERIOR successfully implements projects that make companies more competitive in times of digital transformation.
Birlasoft, part of USD 1.6 billion diversified CK Birla Group, enables clients in Manufacturing, Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, and Healthcare industries become competitive in their business by providing value based information technology services: in onshore, offshore and near-shore models. Birlasoft’s portfolio of services includes Enterprise Application Services, Custom Application Services and Specialized services like Testing, Analytics and Mobility. Birlasoft’s robust delivery processes embrace digitized project management methodologies, embedded within proven practices of Six Sigma, SEI CMMI Level 5 and a secure services framework. Birlasoft has presence across US, UK, Europe, APAC including India.