SOURCE: GlobalRoads Inc.

March 07, 2007 08:00 ET

GlobalRoads Expands Investment in Innovation; Launches Product Engineering Center in Info City, Hyderabad, India

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 7, 2007 -- GlobalRoads Inc., a leading provider of sales automation services and open source solutions for businesses of all sizes, today announced the launch of its Product Engineering center in Hyderabad, India. This product engineering facility is strategically located in Info City and is expected to employ up to 70% of the company's engineering resources over the next three years.

"We are excited to have laid the foundation for sustainable innovation, which will be GlobalRoads' hallmark and now have an experienced core engineering team in place," said Mr. Shyam Veerina, CEO and Co-Founder, GlobalRoads Inc. "This facility will enable us to capitalize on the significantly strong engineering resources in Hyderabad and will play an important role in helping us develop critical IPR while rolling out the next generation of web 2.0 commercial open source sales automation applications."

"We strongly believe that all our planned investments in India will help deliver at an accelerated pace on the company's product and services commitments while enabling economies of scale and desired cost advantages. This further, strengthens our position to recruit and leverage India's resource advantages: excellent IT skills, a mature workforce and a large and passionate labor pool," said Mr. Bradford Newton, President and Co-Founder, GlobalRoads Inc.

"The opportunity to work on paradigm shifting next generation open source technologies such as LAMP, AJAX, Web Services and SOA is an exciting career option for enthusiastic engineers worldwide, and we expect that talented engineering professionals in the region will be delighted at this opportunity," said Mr. Muni Pathakota, Director of Engineering and Co-Founder, GlobalRoads Inc.

"A career at GlobalRoads, India will provide engineers the opportunity to collaborate with GlobalRoads' top notch engineering team in North America and to participate in research and development work that encompasses all stages of the software product development life cycle; while our Hyderabad facility further consolidates our existing partnership with Innominds by leveraging their infrastructure and resources," Veerina added.

About GlobalRoads:

Founded in 2005, GlobalRoads Incorporated provides sales automation solutions to its Global 2000 customers. GlobalRoads helps companies improve sales effectiveness and operational efficiency through enhanced automation and global sourcing of specialized IT services. GlobalRoads is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. For more information, visit the company's website at www.GlobalRoads.com.

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    Corporate Communications
    GlobalRoads Incorporated
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