The Open Group partners with Infosys to host first ever conference in Asia Pacific
Bangalore, India, February 22, 2007
Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:INFY) will sponsor the Enterprise Architecture Practitioners Conference from February 26 to 27, 2007 in Mumbai. The conference, organized by The Open Group, will address key issues and challenges faced by enterprises, IT architects and executives overseeing enterprise and IT architecture.
The conference will see participation from several senior executives at Infosys. Infosys has created an architectural ecosystem where business and technical consultants, application architects and delivery teams collaborate to produce solutions reliably and integrate them with the client's architectural functions.
Commenting on the relevance of Enterprise Architecture, Mr. Muralikrishna K., VP & Head - System Integration Practice, Infosys Technologies Ltd. said, "Infosys believes that Enterprise Architecture plays a critical role in enabling flexibility and adaptability in organizations. To succeed in the Flat World, it is becoming increasingly important to understand and leverage business and technology architectures for better productivity."
The conference will cover a range of topics such as Enterprise Architecture and the Role of the IT Architect in the global environment, IT Architect Certification, Role of Academia in Enterprise Architecture, SOA, Legacy modernization and Enterprise Architecture management, along with case studies.
Allen Brown, CEO & President, The Open Group said, "The Open Group has led the way in IT Architecture. It is a great opportunity for The Open Group to be associated with Infosys in organizing its first ever event in the Asia Pacific region. This conference is organized in response to the growing demand for experienced IT architects in India. Its aim is to engage with business leaders in India and define global standards for the operation of IT architecture practices within enterprises."
The conference will see representation from the IT industry as well as other industries and academia, providing a holistic view of the issues and challenges relevant to Enterprise Architecture.
Registration is open to both members and non-members of The Open Group. For more information or to register for the conference in Mumbai, India, please visit: www.opengroup.org/mumbai2007
Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent business partner, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 69,000 employees in over 39 offices worldwide. Infosys is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index. For more information, visit www.infosys.com.
The Open Group is a vendor-neutral and technology-neutral consortium, which drives the creation of Boundaryless Information FlowT that will enable access to integrated information within and between enterprises based on open standards and global interoperability. The Open Group works with customers, suppliers, consortia and other standard bodies. Its role is to capture, understand and address current and emerging requirements, establish policies and share best practices; to facilitate interoperability, develop consensus, and evolve and integrate specifications and open source technologies; to offer a comprehensive set of services to enhance the operational efficiency of consortia; and to operate the industry's premier certification service. Further information on The Open Group can be found at www.opengroup.org
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