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SoftServe Romania joins Cluj IT Cluster


BUCHAREST, Romania (January 22, 2024) - SoftServe, a premier IT consulting and digital services provider, has started cooperation with the technology cluster Cluj IT, an organization that is reuniting businesses, academic institutions, and innovation initiatives from Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Cluj-Napoca has experienced remarkable growth in the IT sector during the last decade. Today, with over 1200 tech companies, 6 major universities, and more than 20,000 IT specialists, Cluj-Napoca is on its way to becoming a major digital hub in Eastern Europe. With members from companies, universities, and research centers, Cluj IT Cluster has been supporting the country's digital transformation processes since 2012.

“Since SoftServe began its operations in Romania in May 2022, Cluj was a primary location for most of our employees, second only to Bucharest, says Dan Adrian Paraschiv, Country Manager Romania, SoftServe. - I am sure that our partnership with Cluj IT will have a positive impact on the IT environment in the region, and SoftServe will contribute to the development of the tech talents here.”

As a gold member of Cluj IT, SoftServe plans to actively participate in the work groups Learning and Development and Product and Services for Digital Transformation, aiming to make a positive contribution to the overall progress of the region.

Andrei Kelemen, CEO of Cluj IT Cluster shared his thoughts on the new collaboration: “With SoftServe joining the Cluj IT community as a member, we are taking another important step towards our goal: to contribute significantly to the development the national economy and to add value by consolidating the innovation capacity of the tech sector in Romania. Softserve's extensive expertise in deep tech, the team's appetite for industry innovation and sustainable partnerships, coupled with the company’s global capabilities are all elements that seamlessly blend with Cluj IT's goals of building and supporting the national innovation and collaboration ecosystem.”

About Cluj IT Cluster

Cluj IT is a national representation cluster made up of organisations active in the field of information technology: service and software solution providers, universities and research institutes, public bodies and other catalyst organisations. Established in October 2012, Cluj IT is an innovation-based value chain network of Romanian IT companies and related organizations, aiming to increase the competitiveness and growth of IT services and products in international markets and to create a strong and sustainable public-private partnership to improve the quality of life of the community we are part of.

The Cluster aims to create a suitable ecosystem for the development and manufacturing of innovative, high value-added software products and services through: close collaboration between cluster members, exchange of knowledge and ideas, public-private partnership and support of research - for the benefit of member organisations and with impact on society as a whole. Cluj IT was born as a catalyst to increase the competitiveness of the Romanian IT sector and to address the challenges faced by organisations in this sector, a mission which guides the cluster’s activities.

About SoftServe

SoftServe is a premier IT consulting and digital services provider. We expand the horizon of new technologies to solve today's complex business challenges and achieve meaningful outcomes for our clients. Our boundless curiosity drives us to explore and reimagine the art of the possible. Clients confidently rely on SoftServe to architect and execute mature and innovative capabilities, such as digital engineering, data and analytics, cloud, and AI/ML.

Our global reputation is gained from more than 30 years of experience delivering superior digital solutions at exceptional speed by top-tier engineering talent to enterprise industries, including high tech, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, retail, energy, and manufacturing. Visit our website, blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, and X (Twitter) pages for more information.

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