BEIJING, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone," NYSE: ISS), a China-based global IT services and solutions provider, attended the 11 th Annual China International Software & Information Service Fair ("the Fair"), held from June 20 to June 23 in Dalian. At the Fair, iSoftStone received the "Best Solutions in the China Software and Information Service Industry" award for its pioneering "Smart City Solutions Offerings," fresh from success at the 17 th China Software Expo where they were recognized with another award, namely "Annual Excellent Smart City Solutions." These awards show that the industry recognizes iSoftStone's service capabilities in the smart city area, and herald another solid step towards the company's goal of becoming an innovative IT service enterprise, driven by smart business, and focusing on high value-added business, such as consulting and industry solutions.
Walter Fang, Chief Technology Officer of iSoftStone, attended the Fair and delivered a speech at the forum entitled "Smart Thinking in the Big-Data Age – Innovation, Cooperation and Breaking Boundaries," which was mainly talking about how to provide more value to clients with data. In his talk, Mr. Fang stated that big data does not work independently, but works in concert with cloud computing, the Internet of Things, mobile Internet and smart solutions, providing a new generation of integrated, seamless end-to-end solutions which could be broadly applied to different industries through the relevant technologies. iSoftStone is now applying these concepts in the construction of their smart cities, building a whole industry chain business model together with business partners to offer high value-added services to customers.
The Fair featured a series of forums that revolved around the theme "Intelligence Changes Our Future," where, government officials, consulting agencies, and domestic and international businesses were invited to share experience and knowledge. Panel discussions were focused on global industries' IT trends such as new innovation, outsourcing, and talent resources.