Persistent Systems Attains ISO 13485:2003 Certification, the International Quality Management Systems Standard for Medical

Persistent Systems Attains ISO 13485:2003 Certification, the International 
Quality Management Systems Standard for Medical Device
Software 
SANTA CLARA, CA and PUNE, INDIA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/09/13 -- 
Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT), the global
leader in software product and technology services today announced it
has been successfully certified according to ISO 13485:2003, the
international standard for quality management systems for medical
devices. The certification bestows official recognition on the
company for its quality management system governing software product
design, development, testing, enhancement and support for Medical
Device Software. 
Persistent Systems was awarded certification by DNV, one of the
world's leading certification bodies/registrars offering the latest
in management systems certification services.  
"ISO 13485:2003 certification reinforces our commitment to deliver
added value in a systematic and predictable manner to our customers
in the medical device software market," said Haresh Amre, Global Head
- Quality, Persistent Systems. "This certification sets the stage for
Persistent Systems to expand its Medical Device Software and related
service offerings." 
"Persistent has made a significant investment in the quality systems
required to develop and manufacture medical devices, and ISO
13485:2003 represents one of these key investments," said Peter
Boler, Senior Vice-President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Persistent
Systems. "Obtaining certifications like this allows us to better
understand the challenges our customers face and provide them with
innovative solutions that are in full compliance with their
requirements and those of global regulators." 
Additional Persistent Systems ISO certifications include ISO
9001:2008: Quality Management System; ISO 27001:2005; Information
Security Management System, ISO 14001:2004; Environment Management
System and OHSAS 18001:2007; Occupational Health and Safety
Management System. 
About ISO 13485:2003
 ISO 13485: 2003 is an international standard,
globally recognized for establishing quality management systems that
consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements for safe and
effective medical devices. ISO 13485 is based on quality management
principles that have been proven to enhance organization performance.
These principals relate to customer focus, management, internal
processes and external relationships.  
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.  
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Media contacts:
Rashmi Joshi
Persistent Systems Ltd.
Tel: 91 83083 39400 
Email: rashmi_joshi@persistent.co.in 
Ilona Mohacsi
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