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Monday, November 12, 2007

Lumen21 Expands Global Delivery Network to Argentina

Santa Ana - November 12, 2007   - Lumen21, today announced the expansion of its global delivery network by partnering with Huddle Group, a leading South American provider of Microsoft Development services and solutions, to broaden its operations in supporting several clients while fostering growth of the local capabilities. The establishment of a new remote service delivery location in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will be an integral part of Lumen21’s increasing Global Delivery Network which includes facilities based in the United States and India currently.  
As part of the partnership, Huddle Group offers its facilities in Buenos Aires and Bahia Blanca, Argentina that provide Lumen21 with over 110 seats for software development, application development management, database management in technologies such as SharePoint, BizTalk, Visual Studio 2008, MOSS, and SQL, to name a few.

Lumen21’s newest arrangement in Argentina is extending the company’s offshore support offering by providing a broad range of services in application development and application management for the company’s clients worldwide. The Centers in Argentina are also well suited to service North American companies seeking strong technology support at favorable rates with its ready access to a highly skilled talent pool particularly in the Microsoft product suite.
“The partnership with Lumen21 has two strategic pillars for Huddle Group providing an opportunity to expand in the area of infrastructure consulting and support. We look forward to diversifying and expanding our service offerings with Lumen21’s IT service capabilities to include additional higher value-added services. Secondly this also expands our own delivery capabilities in North America and is a key channel to serve many more clients globally”, said Gabriel Spitz, Ph.D., Director and Founder of Huddle Group.

“The Lumen21 Delivery Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina strengthens our ability to offer customized, flexible and alternative delivery methods by combining onshore, near shore and offshore options in order to meet our clients’ changing needs. With the delivery centers in Argentina, we are taking this step to give Lumen21 a bigger advantage in the marketplace when it comes to development in Microsoft Technologies because of Huddle Group’s capabilities and our combined delivery model for onshore and offshore collaboration. We expect this arrangement to have a great deal of positive impact to our present and future clients, said Eduardo Don, Jr., President of Lumen21.

About Huddle Group
Argentina’s leading and fastest (organically) growing Software Development company, supplying both the local and off shore market with a robust and proven methodology for distance development and a focus on communication, architecture, design, testing and implementation. Focused exclusively on Microsoft Development Technology we work hard to distinguish ourselves in terms of commitment, knowledge, quality, methodology and administration. Visit  www.huddle.com.ar

About Lumen21
Lumen21 is a leading consulting firm specializing in infrastructure optimization, application solutions, network and operations management. Lumen21 works with clients to provide visibility and control of their physical, application and operations environments. Lumen21 consultants are equipped with the methodology and tools that allows them to integrate the business issues and the needed technology solutions to address them. Visit  www.lumen21.com


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