SSI launches expanded service offering and new brand.
SSI, founded in 1991, offers comprehensive systems, data lifecycle management, information security and managed services solutions to its Fortune 1000 customer base, which is comprised of companies in the insurance, financial services, media and life sciences industries. The company will go to market as SSI hubcity and will be able to deliver customized software infrastructures to help customers support new or enhanced business processes or streamline existing ones.
SSI has been able to maintain steady growth, in spite of the difficult IT spending environment of the last few years. Furthermore, SSI has been able to remain profitable, and debt-free--a key differentiator in today's competitive solution provider market. SSI hubcity is projecting combined revenues to reach $35 million in 2003.
"We are committed to leading the market in utilizing superior technologies to provide our customers with innovative solutions and applications to grow their businesses," said Tom Kuni, President and CEO of SSI hubcity. The vision for SSI hubcity is to combine the IT infrastructure architecture and deployment abilities of SSI with enterprise-class software development expertise of Hub City Media to create synergy and provide enhanced value to its customers.
Steve Giovannetti, Chief Technology Officer and founder of Hub City Media, stated, "The time was right for us to join forces and there's enormous potential for SSI hubcity. We can deliver world-class solutions and expertise, yet maintain the agility and responsiveness that's made us successful. We are an intensely passionate group, dedicated to finding and delivering the right solution for every customer." SSI hubcity develops custom software solutions for UNIX and NT environments and specializes in Sun Java System technologies. SSI hubcity's software infrastructure and development expertise enables it to architect solutions based on the specific application performance requirements of each customer.
The launch of the SSI hubcity brand includes a new logo, marketing communications and website, www.ssihubcity.com. The SSI hubcity logo represents the unique approach the company takes to solving its customers' business challenges. Kuni stated, "We recognize that people and information are our customers' greatest assets. Technologies are the tools to solve problems. We take a straightforward approach to solving our customers' business issues--by using our expertise and ingenuity to architect smart solutions to satisfy every customer."