July 9, 2008

iSoftStone Named As Platinum Sponser for NECINA

BOSTON, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- New England Chinese Information and Networking Association (NECINA) today announced a new sponsorship agreement with iSoftStone Information Services Corporation (iSoftStone), where the company will be a Platinum Sponsor for the NECINA Organization. iSoftStone is a leading global consulting, ITO and BPO outsourcing services provider headquartered in Beijing, China and Boston, MA, North America, and will be actively involved with NECINA's Technology, Entrepreneurship and Global Exchange Centers.

"This demonstrates NECINA's further commitment to serve as a unique bridge between North American hi-tech companies and their counterparts in the Far East," said Dr. Nick Ning, President, NECINA. "NECINA Excubator is a pilot program as an extension to global venture incubators to service business plan contest teams in technology innovations with the help of NECINA resources. These two initiatives, the Excubator program and the China exchange program are the key flagship programs of NECINA's Entrepreneurship and Global Exchange Centers in the coming year. We are very pleased to be partnering with iSoftStone and look forward to achieving much success with our planned programs."

"We are delighted to be partnering with NECINA," said Bruce Ferland, President, iSoftStone, Inc. "By sponsoring NECINA and working closely with the leadership team, we look forward to the opportunity of hosting dignitaries from China in the US, participating in local NECINA events and working together to strengthen cross-border business relationships."

Since 1996, NECINA has organized numerous delegations to China and received many delegations from China into the United States. For the past several years NECINA has also organized Global Exchange Forums with high profile VIPs from all over the world to fulfill the mission.

"We have been actively participating in the NECINA China Outsourcing Forum, and we are very excited to be sponsoring the brand new NECINA Excubator program," said TW Liu, Chairman and CEO, iSoftStone. "As NECINA's platinum sponsor, iSoftStone will be actively involved with NECINA's tech center, entrepreneurship center, global exchange center, conferences, seminars and other events, expanding its footprint in the US business and technology community."

About NECINA: (http://www.necina.org/)

New England Chinese Information and Networking Association (NECINA), a non-profit and non-political organization, was founded in March 1996 by a group of Chinese professionals from network computing industries. Originally, NECINA served the needs of professionals to advocate leading edge technologies and new business opportunities in these areas. The Association has now grown to become one of the best-run professional organizations in the New England area covering diverse industries including software, telecommunications, networking, bio pharmaceutical, venture capital, finance, and law. For more information, please visit http://www.necina.org/.

NECINA's Mission

-- To serve as a platform for entrepreneurship and leadership development by systematically sharing leading edging technologies and best business practices.

-- To maximize Chinese Americans contribution to the information-centric high technology industries by offering the highest quality educational programs, conferences, seminars, and other activities around advanced technologies, emerging business opportunities, and new management techniques.

-- To serve as a unique bridge for American and Far East technology companies to proactively exchange information, develop mutual understanding, and create business opportunities.

About iSoftStone:

iSoftStone Information Service Corporation (iSoftStone) is a leading consulting, ITO and BPO services provider in China. Headquartered in Beijing, iSoftStone has offices in the United States, Japan, Korea, as well as many other Chinese cities. iSoftStone is a CMMI Level 5 company and has been certified with ISO9001 and ISO27001 (BS7799). iSoftStone focuses on several vertical markets, including Financial Services, Telecommunications, High Tech, Media, Insurance, Transportation and Logistics. iSoftStone is also rapidly expanding into new business areas such as Business Process Outsourcing. For more information, please visit http://www.isoftstone.com/.

    For more information:     New England Chinese Information and Networking Association (NECINA): Ru     Zheng, Email: [email protected]    iSoftStone Information Service Corp.: Sophie Yang, Email:     [email protected]  

iSoftStone Information Service Corporation

CONTACT: Sophie Yang of iSoftStone, [email protected]; or Ru Zhengof NECINA, [email protected]

Web site: http://www.isoftstone.com/http://www.necina.org/