Infosys Receives the Highest Score in Strategy in Independent Research Firm's Report on the Applications Outsourcing Market
Infosys Named a Leading AO Provider, citing strong solution strategy and capability across virtually every aspect of Applications Outsourcing
Bangalore, India, May 2, 2007: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today announced that it has received the top score for overall strategy in applications outsourcing (AO) among North American AO providers, according to Forrester Research, a leading industry analyst firm. In giving Infosys the highest overall strategy score amongst 13 leading providers of application outsourcing in its Forrester WaveT: North American Applications Outsourcing, Q1 2007 report (April 2007), Forrester rigorously and methodically examined all the vendors' solutions, concluding that "Infosys leads all providers in strategy."
The report cites Infosys for its strong capability across virtually every aspect of AO and strong reputation for cultural fit among North American customers, allowing Infosys to compete effectively with MNCs and offshore rivals alike. The report describes Infosys' strong solution strategy, including a particularly strong vision for improving internal productivity.
The Infosys Vendor Summary for The Forrester WaveTM: North American Applications Outsourcing also reads "Infosys' solution strategy envisions a world in which a variety of outsourcing providers serve a single customer. In other words, Infosys is living in the real world. Its vision is strong on what it describes as Modular Global Sourcing, in which various suppliers work together to deliver innovation in the customer environment, and it has adjusted its vision for engagement governance accordingly."
"Three years ago, we announced our vision for Modular Global Sourcing emphasizing the importance of modular thinking in sourcing strategy and decisions. Being named a leader in this prestigious report is proof positive that our vision is becoming a reality today," said Suketu Patel, head of Strategic Global Sourcing, Infosys. "By applying the fundamental concepts of modularization to business process and IT services sourcing, Infosys is helping customers realize operational efficiencies and enabling business innovation."