Persistent Systems Ranked as Top Service Provider in Enterprise Software Segment by Zinnov

Persistent Systems Ranked as Top Service Provider in Enterprise Software 
Segment by Zinnov 
Recognized as an Established and Niche Player in the Software/ISV R&D
Category and Named a Leader in Consumer Segment 
PUNE, INDIA and SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/13 -- 
Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT), the global
leader in software product and technology services, today announced
that Zinnov Management Consulting has ranked Persistent Systems as
the top service provider in the Enterprise Software segment. The
leading Globalization and Market Expansion Advisory firm has
recognized Persistent Systems as an 'Established and Niche Player' in
overall ranking and in the leadership zone for the both Consumer and
Enterprise Software segments of its annual industry report.  
Zinnov's Global R&D Service Provider Ratings for 2013 were conducted
across 10 major industry verticals with more than 200 R&D service
providers across geographies including India, China, Russia, Eastern
Europe, & APAC. The comprehensive study and analysis lists the top
global product engineering services providers from emerging markets
based on financial strength and sheer capabilities including business
models, innovation & expertise, people strength and operations. The
Zinnov study helps business leaders choose the right R&D partners
across geographies.  
"We are delighted to be named by Zinnov as the top R&D service
provider in the Enterprise Software segment and a leader in the
Consumer segment," said Dr. Anand Deshpande, Chairman and Managing
Director of Persistent Systems. "This recognition reflects our focus,
investments and expansion into the Enterprise segment with solutions
that integrate -- Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobility and
Social for next generation enterprise applications."  
About Persistent Systems: 
 Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT)
(NSE: PERSISTENT) is a global company specializing in software
product and technology services. For over two decades, Persistent has
consistently been selected as the trusted innovation partner for the
world's largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering
start-ups. Persistent has a global team of more than 7,000 employees
worldwide including offices and delivery centers in North America,
Europe, and Asia. Persistent develops best-in-class solutions in key
next-generation technology areas including Analytics, Big Data, Cloud
Computing, Mobility and Social, for the telecommunications, life
sciences, healthcare, and banking & financial services verticals. For
more information, please visit: http://www.persistentsys.com 
About Zinnov:
 Founded in 2002, Zinnov -- meaning Zeal in Innovation
-- is a leading Globalization and Market Expansion Advisory firm,
with specialization in areas like Global Sourcing, Emerging Markets
Expansion, Human Capital Optimization, Small & Medium Businesses,
Innovation, Cloud Computing and Enterprise Mobility. Zinnov provides
advice to global leaders in business and technology and works
collectively with them to tackle prevailing organizational challenges
by analyzing changing dynamics, improving performance, and building
institutional capability. The services delivered to its clients
through advanced reasoning and analytical techniques, provides
solutions that help in integrating organizational vision, business
definition and processes. 
Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements: For risks and
uncertainties relating to forward-looking statements, please visit:  
www.persistentsys.com/Portals/0/forward_looking_cautionary_statement.shtml 
Media Contacts: 
Rashmi Joshi 
Persistent Systems Ltd. 
Tel: 91 83083 39400 
Email: rashmi_joshi@persistent.co.in  
Ilona Mohacsi
PenVine for Persistent Systems Ltd. 
Tel: +1 631 764 3729
Email: ilona@penvine.com  
Kinjal Chhetri Panwar 
Marketing Manager, Zinnov
Tel: +91 9419024103
Email: kinjal@zinnov.com