Orange Selects iGATE to Deliver Large Transformation Programme in Switzerland

Orange Selects iGATE to Deliver Large Transformation Programme in Switzerland

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  BANGALORE, LONDON, and ISELIN, New Jersey, December 18, 2013

BANGALORE, LONDON, and ISELIN, New Jersey, December 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Awards iGATE a Five-year Contract Valued at $80 Million - With a Possible One
Year Extension - to Support its Mission to Provide Exceptional Customer
Service and Increased Operational Efficiency

iGATE Corporation (iGATE), the first Integrated Technology and Operations
(iTOPS) company providing Business Outcomes-based solutions, today announced
that it has secured a new five-year contract with Orange Communications SA
(Orange Switzerland) to transform the telecom provider's IT infrastructure and
rationalize its vendor landscape in Switzerland.

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Johan Hall, Chief Technology Officer of Orange Switzerland says, "iGATE stood
out as the best choice to help us achieve our aim of delivering exceptional
service to our customers with improved efficiency. Beyond demonstrating their
depth and IP-led capability, iGATE showed that they understood our business
requirements and responded with flexibility and innovation. We look forward to
working together in the years ahead."

Derek Kemp, Executive Vice-President and Head of Europe & Australia, iGATE
says, "We are excited to begin our partnership with a leading telecom
provider. Backed by our innovative business model and global delivery
capabilities, we look forward to partnering with Orange Switzerland to support
and transform the way it serves its customers and manages its operations. Our
proven strength in the areas of Enterprise Solutions, Infrastructure
Management and Business Intelligence will play a central role in delivering
this success."

The contract was awarded following a rigorous selection process run by Orange
Switzerland. The engagement represents a significant industry win for iGATE as
it reinforces its position in the European telecom sector.

In its partnership with Orange Switzerland, iGATE will take responsibility for
transforming and managing all enterprise systems, including ERP, Business
Intelligence, Infrastructure and Data Networkand Telephony services. iGATE
will also provide Infrastructure as a Service for Orange Switzerland and
specific partners - as well as a multilingual service desk to monitor and
report all vendor performance metrics. The data centre is operated through
Equinix in Zurich where iGATE also has contracts with other Swiss companies
from the finance and insurance sectors.

About Orange Communications SA

Orange Communications SA is the challenger in the Swiss mobile market. Orange
stands for exceptional service and says 'You bet you can' to its customers as
often as we can. Only Orange permanently offers its 1.69 million customers the
fastest internet connection, including 4G/LTE with up to 150 Mbit/s, at no
extra cost. The Orange mobile network covers 99% of the population in
Switzerland and is ranked among the best in Switzerland; according to the
renowned trade magazine connect. Only with Orange Me, customers are able to
adapt their subscription according to their needs. Only Orange has the fastest
hotline in Switzerland. Only Orange offers its business customers a personal
adviser together with efficiency-enhancing integrated mobile and fixed line
network solutions. Orange has 939 employees and is present with 94 Orange
Centers and with more than 2700 outlets across Switzerland. Orange
Communications SA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Matterhorn Mobile SA, a
company indirectly majority-owned by funds advised by Apax Partners LLP.

About iGATE

iGATE Corporation is the first integrated technology and operations (iTOPS)
company providing full-spectrum consulting, technology and business process
outsourcing, and product and engineering solutions on a Business Outcomes
-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and
powered by the iTOPS platform, iGATE's multi-location global organization has
a talent pool of more than 28,500 employees and consistently delivers
effective solutions to over 300 companies including Fortune 1000 clients
spanning verticals such as: banking and financial services; insurance and
healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution and logistics;
media, entertainment, leisure and travel; energy and utilities; public sector;
and independent software vendors. Please visit www.igate.com for more
information. iGATE Corporation is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol "IGTE".

Media Contact

Prabhanjan Deshpande "PD" Corporate Communication and Media Relations, iGATE
+91 80 4104 5006 PD@iGATE.com

Investor Contact

Salil Ravindran +1 (510) 298-8400 Salil.ravindran@igate.com Regional media
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