Press Release

Leading Sourcing Advisor Avasant Launches AvasantConnect for the Global Provider Community

March 6, 2014 - Los Angeles, California Avasant announces release of AvasantConnect, a new cloud-based collaboration tool designed by Avasant exclusively for sourcing providers. AvasantConnect enables registered providers to securely and easily share capability information with Avasant's team of consultants. As a global sourcing advisor, Avasant regularly evaluates and selectively recommends ITO (Information Technology Outsourcing) and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) providers for potential opportunities; such recommendations are based in part on each provider's capability profile and in consideration of specific client requirements. "Our goal with AvasantConnect is to equip providers with a tool whereby they may, at any time, update their capabilities information and services offering while communicating directly with Avasant's global consulting team. We're excited about building a closer relationship with all providers via AvasantConnect," said Kevin Parikh (@kevinparikh), Global CEO and Senior Partner. To access AvasantConnect, interested providers will need to have a user ID and password, which can be obtained by contacting Avasant at Introductory training is provided at no charge, and registered providers are encouraged to utilize the portal as often as needed. There are no usage restrictions for registered providers. About Avasant Avasant, a leading US-headquartered global management consulting firm with areas of expertise in strategic outsourcing, technology consulting, and globalization strategies, has established operations in North America, Asia, Africa and Europe. Based in Los Angeles, California, Avasant's talented team of consultants, lawyers and technologists average over 20 years of industry experience, and have conducted more than 1,000 engagements in over 40 countries. Avasant drives customer value through the use of proprietary consulting and advisory methods, which have been refined over decades of real-world transaction and engagement experience. Media Contact: Mark Ware Vice President of Marketing, Avasant @markware14