Pilgrim Software, an international company headquartered in Tampa, is enjoying continued growth, despite the challenging economy.
"Our infrastructure continues to grow," explains Prashanth Rajendran, Pilgrim's COO. "Although we have expanded in Europe and Asia, the company itself has focused on Tampa as the hub. We plan to expand our operations here Tampa in the next year or so."
The company's growth is due to its global partner strategy and its software-as-a-service product.
"As we continue to bring in partners to resell our products, we're going to need more staff to accommodate that growth," says Rajendran. "It's the same thing with software-as-a-service. We take the IT burden away for the customer, but we need the staff to handle it."
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SaaS, a relatively new service on the IT landscape,
provides on-demand software online as opposed to the traditional model
that requires software be loaded onto a hard drive.
Led by President
and CEO Ami Utji
, the original Pilgrim Software
together largely due to their shared alma mater, the University of South
"The people who started the company had a common
ideology," says Rajendran. The company's vision statement is "to be the
world's most innovative and trusted provider of compliance and quality
management solutions for regulated industries."
specializes in providing software solutions to businesses that serve
life sciences as well as manufacturers in the automotive, aerospace and
other related industries.
Writer: Missy Kavanaugh
Prashanth Rajendran, Pilgrim Software