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iSoftStone Hosts Innovation Developer Forum 2013 in Beijing

Open, Share, Collaborate, and Innovate

BEIJING, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone," NYSE: ISS) hosted the Innovation Developer Forum 2013 ("the Forum") at its global headquarters in Beijing today. With a theme of "Open, Share, Collaborate, and Innovate," the event is the first premier technology and innovation conference that iSoftStone has hosted in its 12-year history. More than 500 technology experts and experienced developers, as well as VIP guests from companies such as IBM, Intel, Huawei, VMWare China, participated in the event for in-depth discussions on enterprise innovation and for sharing the latest development technologies. The Forum focused on key industry topics including Cloud Computing, Mobile Internet, Social Networks, Big Data, and Analytics.

"Driven by emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, Big Data, Mobile Internet and beyond, the global IT services industry has stepped into a new era with big changes," said Mr. T.W. Liu, Chairman and CEO of iSoftStone, in his opening remarks. "Value creation and technology innovations will be the core trend of future industrial growth. iSoftStone is transforming into a new type of service provider - innovation-oriented and high-added-value focused in our consulting and industry solutions. Based on this growth model, iSoftStone presents iDeveloper for our internal technology resources in order to build our own developer community with a fully inclusive and equitable 'open' atmosphere. We hope this will encourage tech pioneers to learn from each other, share and exchange ideas, and drive the growth of innovative technology at the business level. We can develop our technologies and company culture with these sustainable innovations. It will be our iSoftStone technology brand."

The one-day conference had multiple speeches, panel sessions, and round table discussions on key topics around industry trends and business models, innovative technology and business, emerging development technology and management, smart solutions, and case studies. The event facilitated interaction among participants about innovative technologies.

At the morning session, "Innovation Across Borders Summit," a number of industry leaders gave speeches and shared their viewpoints. These included Mr. Walter Fang, iSoftStone Senior Vice President and CTO; Mr. Ni Dun, iSoftStone Senior Vice President and Head of the Corporate Innovation Institute; Mr. Chen Gu, the CTO of IBM Software in Greater China; Mr. Gong Min, the founder of China Freedom Software Database and Principle Scientist of Beijing Ningsi; and technical experts from Huawei and Intel.

iSoftStone Innovation Developer Forum 2013 provides developers with the latest ideas, technologies, and business models. It stimulates them to fully leverage innovative thinking and leading technology, to enjoy an open and free technology company culture, further transform the company toward becoming a new IT services provider with technology innovations, and create higher added value for their clients.

About iSoftStone

iSoftStone (NYSE: ISS) is a leading China-based IT services provider, serving both Greater China and Global clients. iSoftStone provides an integrated suite of IT services and solutions including Consulting & Solutions, IT Services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services. Its comprehensive end-to-end service offerings support expansion in scope and scale of client engagements. iSoftStone focuses on key client industry verticals including technology; communications; banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI); healthcare; energy, transportation and public sector (ETP). For more information, please visit www.isoftstone.com.

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