On March 3, 2016, Virtusa Corporation acquired a majority interest in Polaris Consulting & Services Limited. VirtusaPolaris, our new market-facing brand, represents the combined strengths of Virtusa and Polaris, including our strong software engineering heritage, deep domain expertise and focus on applying innovation to solving critical core business issues for clients.
VirtusaPolaris serves Global 2000 companies and leading software vendors in banking & financial services, insurance, telecommunications, technology and media, information & education industries. Using a combination of business consulting, cutting edge technology capabilities, and best-of-breed domain and industry knowledge, VirtusaPolaris accelerates business outcomes for its clients. VirtusaPolaris helps its clients transform their business applications to enhance customer experience, improve operational efficiencies, and lower IT costs. VirtusaPolaris helps clients accelerate business outcomes by consolidating, rationalizing, and modernizing their core customer-facing processes into one or more core systems.
The breadth and scale of our operations offers graduates an unparalleled selection of future career paths. Our graduates are the future leaders of our business.
Each year we recruit hundreds of talented graduates from Information Technology, Business Operations and Finance. We have a unique model to attract and inspire the best talent to grow with us which includes offering technology projects to test, interactions with senior leaders, games, hackathons and visits to our campus. Our leaders actively participate and engage with several colleges as part of our commitment to improve the learning for graduates who plan a career in retail and technology.
Our strong Alumni network actively supports campus initiatives and shares best practice among the student community. VirtusaPolaris regularly conducts campus connect sessions involving College Champions not just in hiring talent but to also improve domain knowledge and understanding of industry trends.