Bangalore, India - November 18, 2008
Infosys BPO, the business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, has been conferred the ' Group Excellence in Business Continuity Management ' award at the 2 nd Asia Business Continuity Awards ceremony held in Singapore
Infosys BPO was recognized for its established business continuity processes and the ability to sustain this over a period of time besides integrating the same with its organizational strategy. Infosys BPO is the first Indian company to have been conferred this prestigious award.
"We are pleased to receive this award. The award validates our effective incorporation of business continuity practices as a critical element in the services we offer" said Amitabh Chaudhry, CEO and MD, Infosys BPO.
Asia Business Continuity Awards aims to propel growth and advancement in the field of business continuity, as well as to recognize the achievements of individuals and organizations in the industry.
The awards were evaluated on criteria such as organizational philosophy, commitment, implementation, innovation, adherence to best practices and creation of awareness about business continuity within the organization.
The 2 nd Asia Business Continuity Awards were judged by an international panel of judges who are respected professionals in the industry and have extensive experience in the field of business continuity.
ABCA is organized by Business Continuity Planning Asia (BCP Asia) Pte Ltd, the leading company in consultancy, training and coaching services in business continuity, disaster recovery and crisis management. Being a first in Asia Pacific, the ABCA is a major initiative that aims to propel the growth and advancement in the field of business continuity, as well as to accolade the achievements of individuals and organizations in the industry. ABCA grants the highest possible honor in Asia Pacific as a recognition and acknowledgement of individuals and organizations for their efforts in business continuity.
Infosys BPO Ltd. ( www.infosys.com/bpo ), the Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies, was set up in April 2002. Today, it is ranked among the leading BPO companies in India by NASSCOM, Dataquest, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals, Red Herring, FAO Today, NelsonHall, and others. Infosys BPO focuses on integrated end-to-end outsourcing and delivers transformational benefits to its clients through reduced costs, ongoing productivity improvements, and process reengineering. Infosys BPO operates in India, Czech Republic, China, Philippines, Poland, Bangkok and Mexico and employs 17,238 people. It closed FY 2007-08 with revenues of $250.3 million.
Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT- enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent business partner, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 1,00,000 employees in over 50 offices worldwide. Infosys is part of the NASDAQ- 100 Index and The Global Dow. For more information, visit www.infosys.com
Statements in connection with this release may include forward-looking statements within the meaning of US Securities laws intended to qualify for the "safe harbor" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties including those described in our SEC filings available at www.sec.gov including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended March 31, 2008, and our other recent filings, and actual results may differ materially from those projected by forward-looking statements. We may make additional written and oral forward-looking statements but do not undertake, and disclaim any obligation, to update them.