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Corio and Sierra Atlantic Extend Alliance

Enterprise ASP Corio Inc. today named Sierra Atlantic a Certified Corio Applications on Demand Partner, extending a previous strategic alliance between the two companies. Corio Applications on Demand is a pay-as-you-go service designed to deliver leading enterprise applications from independent software vendors.

Corio and Sierra Atlantic originally formed an alliance two years ago with the goal to deliver enterprise applications management through an integrated offshore model using Sierra Atlantic's Application Management Services Center of Excellence.

Corio Applications on Demand is designed to help companies reduce the cost, time and skilled resources required to support enterprise applications. Corio reports that customers can scale the service as project needs evolve, defer expensive hardware and software costs and accelerate enterprise application projects.

Sierra Atlantic aims to help companies reduce costs by outsourcing software offshore. Sierra Atlantic's engineering operations is centered at its India Development Center located in Hyderabad, India. The center is has dedicated satellite link to Sierra Atlantic's Silicon Valley headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Sierra Atlantic supports the Corio Transition, Corio OnSite and Corio Full Service delivery models.

"The combination of pay-as-you-go utility computing with our integrated offshore model provides high quality, reliable services to our joint customers at dramatically low cost," said Marc Hebert, executive vice president at Sierra Atlantic.

Corio is listed by ASPnews as a Top 20 Service Provider.


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