Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub Wins the 2012 Golden Peacock Award for the Most
Innovative Product /Service
Bangalore, Feb 18, 2013: The Institute of Directors, India recently conferred
the prestigious Golden Peacock Award to Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub . The award
recognizes the Hub as the "Most Innovative Product/Service" of 2012. Infosys
edged out over 1000 applicants from 25 countries to win this coveted award.
Applicants were evaluated across an exhaustive set of parameters including
innovation strategy and practices, innovation infrastructure, commercial
success and impact of innovation for customers and third party endorsements.
Infosys unveiled the Cloud Ecosystem Hub in August 2012. The Hub enables rapid
creation, adoption and governance of Cloud services across the ecosystem.
Businesses can now accelerate time-to-market of Cloud services by up to 40
percent, improve productivity by up to 20 percent and achieve cost-savings of
up to 30 percent.
Said Vishnu Bhat, VP and Global Head, Infosys Cloud, "Rapid development and
governance of cloud services is an industry-wide need today. The Infosys Cloud
Ecosystem Hub is the first solution that helps enterprises build, manage and
govern a unified hybrid cloud environment seamlessly. This award further
validates our unwavering focus on designing solutions that help address our
client's needs to accelerate innovation and growth."
Infosys collaborates with over 30 of the world's leading providers of Cloud
infrastructure, applications and platforms including Amazon Web Services, CA
Technologies, Dell, Hitachi Data Systems, HP, IBM, Microsoft and VMware among
others. As a Cloud ecosystem integrator, Infosys brings industry leading Cloud
capabilities while providing the convenience of single-point accountability.
About The Institute of Directors
The Institute of Directors was established in India on July 13, 1990 as an
association of directors to improve their professional competence. But it was
soon obvious that the group had far greater potential in the life of the
nation. The Institute embraced boardroom development as a whole and then
organization-wide transformation. In the last two decades, IOD India has grown
to associate with more than 30,000 senior executives representing prominent
organizations from both the private and public sectors worldwide. The Golden
Peacock Awards instituted by IOD aim to improve the competitiveness of
organizations around the world. No business award today receives the kind of
recognition and adulation among peers than does the Golden Peacock. Further
details can be found at http://www.goldenpeacockawards.com/about-us.html.
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth.
That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative
companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology, and
outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize
their goals. Visit www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with its
150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.
Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
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to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors
which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to
attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on
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immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our
international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas,
disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our ability to
successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for
damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Infosys
has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of governmental fiscal
incentives, political instability and regional conflicts, legal restrictions on
raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of
our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our
industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are
more fully described in our United States Securities and Exchange Commission
filings including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended
March 31, 2012 and on Form 6-K for the quarters ended June 30, 2012, September
30, 2012 and December 31, 2012.These filings are available at www.sec.gov.
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For Further information please contact:
Asia Pacific The Americas EMEA
Abhijith Karthikeya D Danielle D'Angelo Paul De Lara
Infosys, India Infosys, US Infosys, UK
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