CDI Corp
Feb 13, 2009

CDI IT Solutions Announces Agreement with Politec Global IT Services

PHILADELPHIA, Feb 13, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- CDI IT Solutions ("CDI"), a division of engineering and IT outsourcing leader CDI Corp. (NYSE: CDI), today announced that the company has entered into a teaming agreement with Politec Global IT Services ("Politec") to enhance delivery capabilities provided to CDI's current client base and prospective clients.

The agreement with Politec, a Brazil-based IT services provider with technology support centers located worldwide, will provide CDI with the opportunity to expand its high-quality, low-cost application development and management delivery capabilities beyond the U.S. In leveraging Politec's low-cost, near-shore and offshore application development and maintenance support centers, CDI's services can be delivered in any combination that best meets the client's support requirements.

"We are excited about this new agreement with Politec and confident that our combined experience and dedicated approach to client satisfaction will result in high-quality hybrid application outsourcing support models," said Mark Balawejder, SVP of Outsourcing at CDI IT Solutions. "This new relationship will enhance our broad range of services with the enhanced cost and delivery advantages of worldwide talent sourcing."

"Most organizations and leading analysts are beginning to see the value that IT companies like Politec have been providing in Latin America for years," added Peter Albers, CEO of Politec USA Corp. "This alliance with CDI will further enhance that value. Our two companies complement each other and are well-positioned to deliver a solid alternative to the traditional outsourcing players."

About CDI IT Solutions

Philadelphia-based CDI IT Solutions provides information technology consulting, project outsourcing and staffing to optimize a client's IT infrastructure, reduce overall IT costs, improve service levels and free up capital for strategic investment. Services include application development and maintenance, quality assurance, IT risk management, IT security, help desk and call center operations, network and systems support, program management, and IT staffing services. CDI IT Solutions is a division of CDI (NYSE: CDI), a leading provider of engineering and IT outsourcing solutions and professional staffing. For more information, visit us at

About Politec Global IT Services

Politec is the largest near-shore Brazilian IT services provider with global capabilities, having a total of sixteen Global Development & Delivery Centers located across Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Japan and the United States. Founded in 1970, Politec's solutions portfolio is inclusive of strategy and transformation, application development and application maintenance, testing services and full lifecycle SAP services. Recognized for innovation and quality, Politec maintains CMMi-5, ISO-9001, MPS-BR and Level A certifications. For more information, visit us at


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