Infosys to Add Approximately 200 Jobs to Metro Atlanta Area

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Infosys to Add Approximately 200 Jobs to Metro Atlanta Area Additional  


                 expansion planned in coming years

Cobb County, Metro Atlanta, March 4, 2013 - Infosys, a global leader in
consulting, technology and outsourcing, today announced that it plans to add
approximately 200 new jobs in the next fiscal year at its Cumberland location in
Cobb County, and expects additional expansion in the metro Atlanta area over the
next couple of years.

Infosys has identified Atlanta as a strategic hub for growth in the United
States. The infrastructure, cosmopolitan culture, and talent available in
Atlanta attracted Infosys BPO (its Business Process Outsourcing subsidiary) to
set up an onshore operations center to deliver high-end business process
services to North American clients. Cobb County offers a secure, easily
accessible and central location with world class space available for large scale
business process operations.

Infosys is committed to job creation in the United States, and today's
announcement underscores its continued investment in its Cumberland location and
Georgia. With unparalleled support and guidance from the Cobb Chamber, the Metro
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, and the Georgia Department of Economic Development,
Infosys is working with the local university system and technical colleges to
recruit local talent, and also to help improve the education system to equip
students with more market relevant curriculum. Infosys plans additional
investment in training and development, with employees also able to leverage the
global resources of Infosys award-winning education center in India. Career
opportunities are available to support high-end business process services across
financial services, insurance, healthcare, retail and legal process management
services.

Gautam Thakkar, Vice President and Unit Head - Enterprise Services, Infosys BPO
said, "It is critical for Infosys to create global hubs of talent, and the
Southeast is a key U.S. region with a number of our important clients. We also
are impressed with the highly skilled talent pool available in Atlanta, and look
forward to our expansion to continue to improve services to our customers."

The company also is committed to the local community as a whole. For example,
the Infosys USA Foundation recently presented a grant to the YWCA of Greater
Atlanta's "Teen Girls in Technology" (TGI Tech) program, which helps middle and
high school girls cultivate an interest  and  competence  in science,
technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

In addition to Atlanta, Infosys BPO also has a delivery center in Des Moines,
Iowa, part of the 19 Infosys locations throughout the United States.

"Infosys is an integral part of metro Atlanta's technology community and we are
pleased that it has decided to expand operations here following the opening of
their new business center last year," said Hans Gant, Senior Vice President of
Economic Development at Metro Atlanta Chamber. "Maintaining our close ties with
India and companies like Infosys is central to our growth strategy for the
region and it is through collaboration with our partners that these success
stories continue to happen. Infosys will create jobs that bolster a key industry
for metro Atlanta."

"Georgia has a talent pool with the job skills that business process outsourcing
requires," said Gretchen Corbin, Deputy Commissioner with the Georgia Department
of Economic Development. "Thanks to a large existing workforce in this area, and
the knowledge workers coming out of our universities, we think Georgia and
Atlanta will see more of this kind of activity in the future."

For Cobb County, the Infosys expansion represents not only desirable new jobs,
but also an expanding information technology and software industry and global
commerce.

"Cobb County is excited to see one of its global companies expanding," said
Brooks Mathis, Vice President of Economic Development for the Cobb Chamber and
Executive Director of Cobb's Competitive EDGE, a community and economic
development strategy for the county. "Infosys is an important asset and
corporate partner in our community for many reasons. The company is experiencing
phenomenal growth and providing coveted high-paying jobs. Plus on a global
scale, Infosys' investment in Cobb represents growing commercial ties between
the U.S. and India."

This jobs announcement also exemplifies the diversity of industries within the
Cumberland submarket and Cobb County. This project is the result of teamwork and
strategic partnerships between various agencies. Key members on this project
include the Georgia Department of Economic Development, the Metro Atlanta
Chamber, the Cobb Chamber, and the colleges and universities in Cobb County.
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About Infosys

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(r) today.

About Infosys BPO

Infosys BPO Ltd. (www.infosysbpo.com), the Business Process Outsourcing
subsidiary of Infosys Limited, was set up in April 2002. 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, the Czech Republic, Poland,
Mexico, Brazil, USA, China, the Philippines and Australia, and as on December
31, 2012, employed 24,903 people. It closed FY 2011-12 with revenues of $494.5
million.

Safe Harbor
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
forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding
fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, our ability 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 fixed-price,
fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on 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. Infosys
may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking
statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. The company
does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may be made
from time to time by or on behalf of the company.

About the Cobb Chamber

As one of the most influential business advocacy organizations in Georgia, the
Cobb Chamber is dedicated to bringing the community and its leaders together to
create jobs and strengthen the economy and quality of life so businesses and the
community can achieve more. The Chamber achieves this by creating jobs and
driving economic development; strengthening the community and the region;
growing member businesses and nurturing leadership; and connecting businesses,
government and the community.

FOR MEDIA INFORMATION:
For Cobb Chamber: 
Amy Selby
770-859-2350
aselby@cobbchamber.org

For Infosys: 
Danielle D'Angelo 
925-719-7602
danielle_dangelo@infosys.com


                  
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