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IBA Group Ranks as Leader in The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100®

May 8, 2013

PRAGUE, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals(R) (IAOP(R)) published The
Global Outsourcing 100 [https://www.globaloutsourcing100.com/default.asp? ](R), the
listing of the world’s top outsourcing service providers and advisors in a special
advertising feature of the May 20 Fortune 500 issue of FORTUNE(R) magazine.IBA Group, one
of the largest IT companies in Eastern Europe, ranks in the Leaders Category of the
listing and is recognized in numerous sub-lists.

On May 7, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals(R) (IAOP(R))
unveiled the rankings and sub-lists of The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100(R) program,
recognizing the world’s best outsourcing service providers and advisors.

The list includes companies from around the world that provide the full spectrum of
outsourcing services – not just information technology and business process outsourcing,
but also facility services, real estate and capital asset management, and manufacturing
and logistics. They include not only today’s leaders, but tomorrow’s rising stars.

According to The 2013 Global Outsourcing 100(R) Application Processes and Scoring
Methodology, revenue is one factor to rank companies, but it is not the dominant factor.
Participating companies were required to demonstrate excellence in categories such as size
and growth, global presence, industry recognition, certifications, customer references,
employee management, executive strength, and outsourcing experience.

“Global competition is at an all time high, which is reflected in this year’s
rankings,” said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. “This comes at a time when companies that outsource
are scrutinizing their providers more closely. The Global Outsourcing 100 is the only
guide to help companies research and compare service providers with whom they are
considering outsourcing relationships.”

“As applicants continually raise the bar and as the outsourcing industry continues to
grow and mature in many markets, competition is tougher,” said Jag Dalal, Managing
Director of Thought Leadership, IAOP and chairman of the judges’ panel. “Being named to
The Global Outsourcing 100 and The World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors is a great
achievement, particularly given the strong competition, and we are proud to recognize IBA
Group for their excellence.”

“As 2013 begins to see moderate growth in the economy, choosing the right outsourcing
partners will be more important than ever,” said IAOP Chairman Michael Corbett. “The
Global Outsourcing 100 and the World’s Best Outsourcing Advisors lists help companies
easily identify partners that will help them emerge as leaders.”

IBA Group ranks #68 in the Leaders Category (#88 in 2012) and is recognized among the
Best 5 Companies in Eastern Europe; Best 10 Companies – Employees in Eastern Europe; Best
20 Leaders – Technology (Hardware & Software); Best 20 Leaders – Discrete Manufacturing;
Best 10 Leaders – Document Management Services; and Top List Climbers Year to Year.

IBA Group received the highest scorings for customer references, company recognitions,
employee management, and executive leadership.

Sergei Levteev, IBA Group Chairman, commented: “We are proud to be included in the
Leaders category of The Global Outsourcing 100. It is especially gratifying to be
recognized as one of the best five companies in Eastern Europe and one of the best ten
companies for employee management in Eastern Europe. IBA Group has been showing
sustainable growth since its creation 20 years ago, and a solid team of IT professionals
is a major contributor to the company’s growth story and our top competitive advantage.
IBA Group is poised to retain leadership in the IT outsourcing market, delivering
innovative services and solutions to its customers.”

About IBA Group

IBA Group is one of the largest IT service providers in Eastern Europe performing
software development, migration, maintenance, support, and IT consulting services with
more than 2,500+ IT and business professionals. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic,
IBA Group has offices and development centers in the United States, Germany, Belarus,
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Russia, Great Britain, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan. IBA Group focuses on
mainframe systems, enterprise applications, web-based solutions, SAP and other ERP
systems, Lotus technologies, business intelligence, and mobile applications. IBA has
achieved SEI CMMI Level 4 and is DIN EN ISO 9001:2008-certified. The company serves
clients in 40 countries across diverse markets and industries. IBA Group is recognized by
the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) as one of The Global
Outsourcing 100 in the Leaders Category, and ranks as one of the world’s largest software
companies in the Software Magazine’s Software 500 and in the Global Services 100 in the
category Emerging Mid-Tier Global Application Development and Maintenance Leaders of
Global Services. In 2011 and 2012, IBA Group won IT Europa’s European IT Excellence and
European Software Excellence awards, respectively. For more information, visit
http://www.ibagroupit.com .

About IAOP

The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals(R) (IAOP(R)) is the global,
standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession. With more than
120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP helps companies increase their outsourcing
success rate, improve their outsourcing ROI, and expand the opportunities for outsourcing
across their businesses. To learn more, visit http://www.IAOP.org .


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