Acquiring Jiangchen should strengthen iSoftStone's capabilities and domain knowledge in electric power distribution and broaden its IT support to the energy industry.BEIJING, April 11, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone" or the "Company" , NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, today announced that, Beijing Guodian Ruantong Technology Co., Ltd. ("Guodian"), a subsidiary of iSoftStone, has acquired all of the assets, customer base and business of Nanjing Jiangchen Science & Technology Co., Ltd. ("Jiangchen"), a geographic information systems ("GIS") and smart grid software and solutions provider based in Nanjing, China.
The acquisition should broaden iSoftStone's industry coverage by adding power distribution to its existing electric power generation IT services business. Jiangchen helps China's top power distributors by applying its proprietary software products in GIS, smart grid systems, and energy saving services. Jiangchen is expected to enhance iSoftStone's energy industry solution portfolio to help major power distributors gain better insights into their business, and enhance customer satisfaction.
Mr. T.W. Liu, iSoftStone's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, said, "The power industry favors larger IT solution providers with broad, deep, and integrated domain knowledge in both energy generation and distribution. This acquisition will broaden our array of IT capabilities in the energy vertical. We can now help major electric power distributors address their challenges and seize new opportunities."
Founded in 2004, Jiangchen is a software development company specializing in GIS and smart grid solutions to the power distribution industry.
Guodian, a subsidiary of iSoftStone (NYSE: ISS), is a leading provider of IT software and solutions in power supply industry.
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