Virtusa Corporation (NASDAQ: VRTU), a global IT services company that offers a broad range of information technology services, including IT consulting, technology implementation, and application outsourcing services, today announced it has been named a recipient of Pegasystems’ first annual Partner Excellence Awards. The awards recognize Pegasystems’ partner organizations that drive customer success by delivering solutions that increase customers’ agility and competitive edge. Virtusa was acknowledged for excellence in the category of solution delivery. “We are extremely honored to be recognized by Pegasystems’ Partner Excellence Awards,” said Frank Palermo, senior vice president, technical solutions group, Virtusa. “Our approach to BPM solution delivery is truly unique as it focuses on arming customers with the right tools and capabilities necessary to implement large scale, enterprise class, global BPM programs. Our innovative service offerings such as Accelerated Solution Design (ASD), Virtusa’s Business Process Acceleration Methodology (VBAM) and our Business Process Competency Center (BPCC) are focused on defining clear objectives up front, accelerating the solution delivery process and increasing productivity through re-use. This has consistently delivered rapid ROI and created lasting competitive advantage for our clients.” “Our alliance partners are a critical part of Pega’s global team, as they are the teams on the ground at many of our customer sites,” said John Barone, vice president of global strategic alliances at Pegasystems. “The partners that we have recognized with this year’s Excellence Awards have achieved outstanding results by providing our customers with innovative solutions that have enabled them to transform their business processes to drive agility and a competitive edge. We congratulate all of this year’s awards recipients, as they have demonstrated excellence in their Pega projects over the past year.” Pegasystems’ Partner Excellence Awards recognize the company’s highest performing partners across various categories and geographies. Among just eight companies acknowledged, Virtusa was honored for its ability to deliver high-value, innovative and transformational solutions to customers. As a recipient of these awards, Virtusa was also recognized for its deep industry knowledge and expertise and for developing best practices for systems integration and operational excellence.