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June 20, 2013
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Please find attached the press release titled
"Infosys Joins Open Data Center Alliance as Contributing Member"
This is for your information and records.
For Infosys Limited
N R Ravikrishnan
Infosys Joins Open Data Center Alliance as Contributing Member
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 20, 2013 - The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA)
announced today that lnfosys, a global consulting and technology leader, has
joined ODCA as a contributing member.
Infosys will contribute its proven expertise in cloud and big data to ODCA's
mission of developing a unified vision for an enterprise's cloud and big data
requirements based on open, interoperable standards. lnfosys will contribute to
working groups that will focus on strengthening industry standards in areas
like interoperability, manageability , businesses processes and governance.
* With the addition of Infosys, ODCA membership has now grown to include more
than 320 companies from around the world.
* ODCA is led by a steering committee which includes IT leaders from BMW,
Capgemini, China Unicom, Deutsche Bank, Disney Technology Solutions and
Services, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, lnc.,
National Australia Bank (NAB), NTT Data, T-Systems, Terremark and UBS.
Companies join ODCA as Contributor Members, Solution Provider Members and
Marvin Wheeler, Executive Director, Open Data Center Alliance:
"Leading organizations worldwide are adopting ODCA usage models to selve some
of the most pressing issues enterprises face when moving operations to the
cloud. We welcome the deep industry experience Infosys brings to ODCA where
hundreds of leading IT experts, cloud solution providers and service providers
are working together to develop the next generation of enterprise-ready cloud
and big data implementations based on ODCA requirements."
Vishnu Bhat, Vice President and Global Head, Cloud, Infosys:
"As a cloud ecosystem integrator, this collaboration with ODCA allows lnfosys
to connect with industry leaders in the areas of cloud and big data while
contributing to standards that will accelerate cloud adoption. As enterprise
adoption of hybrid cloud environments gain momentum, orchestrating and
governing cloud services, while also addressing the need for interoperability
and integration , gain significance. Collaborating with ODCA will accelerate
our efforts to establish enterprise-ready cloud ecosystems for our clients."
Any company interested in contributing to the advancement of enterprise-ready
cloud and big data solutions - as a contributing member, solution provider or
adopter member -- is welcome to join ODCA. Information about how to become a
member is available on the ODCA website.
About The Open Data Center Alliance
The Open Data Center Alliance(SM) is an independent IT consortium comprised of
global IT leaders who have corne together to provide a unified customer vision
for long-term data center requirements, The organization is led by a twelve
member steering committee. Intel serves as technical advisor to the Alliance.
ODCA is the host of Forecast, ODCA's premier big data and cloud computing event
where attendees expand their network of cloud and big data professionals, have
real business conversations about big data analytics and cloud computing, learn
about best practices for building and deploying enterprise ready cloud
implementations, and get the latest information on ODCA usage models. Forecast
takes place once a year, with Forecast 2013 hosted in San Francisco on June 17
and 18. More information about Alliance publications and membership can be
found at the organization's website: www.opendatacenteralliance.org, and on
Facebook, Linkedln, Slideshare, Twitter, and YouTube.
ODCA was launched in 2010 and since then its workgroups have already released
22 publications outlining end-user requirements for enterprise-ready cloud and
big data implementations. These frameworks, guides and best practices are
documented in ODCA usage models and include requirements for: Cloud Based
Identity Governance and Auditing, Cloud Based Identity Provisioning, Compute
Infrastructure as a Service (CiaS), Data Security, Identity Management
Interoperability, Infrastructure as a Service (PaaS) Privileged User Access,
Interoperability Across Clouds, Platform as a Service (PaaS) Interoperability,
Service Orchestration, Security Monitoring, Single Sign On (SSO) Aut henticati
on, Software Entitlement Management and VM Interoperability. The full list of
usage models is available on the ODCA website.
Infosys is a global leader in business consulting and technology solutions. As
a proven partner focused on building tomorrow's enterprise, Infosys enables
clients in more than 30 countries to outperform the competition and stay ahead
of the innovation curve.
Ranked in the top tier of Forbes' 100 most innovative companies, Infosys - with
$7.48 in annual revenues and 150,000+ employees - provides enterprises with
strategic insights on what lies ahead. We help enterprises transform and thrive
in a changing world through strategic consulting, operational leadership and
the co-creation of breakthrough solutions, including those in mobility,
sustainability, big data and cloud computing.
Visit www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY) is Building Tomorrow's
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, fluctuat ions in foreign excha nge rates, our ability
to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors
which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in lndia, 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 foc us 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 lnfosys
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, 2013 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. lnfosys
may, from lime 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 unless required by law.
For more information please contact:
Open Data Center Alliance:
Abhijith Karthikeya D
Phone: +91 80 41563373
Paul De Lara
Phone: +44 2075162748
For Infosys Limited
N R Ravikrishnan
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