SAP Services Scorecard: Infosys Recognized as a Leader
Independent Research Firm States "Infosys' Consulting Capability Sets It Apart." Client Says: Infosys "Revolutionized" the Way Company Looks at all I.T. Investments
BANGALORE, INDIA, 12 Jan 2006: Describing Infosys Technologies as "arguably the most prestigious of the tier one Indian IT service firms," Forrester Research, an independent research firm, reported that Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) is uniquely positioned to offer SAP consulting, planning and implementation services in direct competition with the traditional I.T. services providers.
The report titled "The Forrester Wave: Indian SAP Services, Q4 2005, Forrester Research, October 2005," highlights Infosys' core consulting strengths and said the company's SAP services are an "especially good fit" for clients requiring full life-cycle SAP support and want to measure the full value of their SAP information technology objectives and results.
For this report, Forrester evaluated nine of the top Indian Service Providers across 24 different criteria. The report observes that the demand for Indian vendors in the areas of SAP implementation and maintenance support is increasing. Infosys is one of only four companies rated as leaders in this report.
"Infosys distinguishes itself with high-value consulting skills for large-scale SAP implementations," according to Forrester. "Not only does Infosys have the necessary implementation skills, but Infosys Consulting also uniquely positions the firm for high-value, pre-implementation work." Forrester added: "It's front-end consulting strengths, combined with its process and technical expertise set Infosys apart from its competitors."
In a separate report entitled, "Forrester Wave: Indian Vendor Consulting Capabilities, Q4 2005, Forrester Research, Inc, December 1, 2005," Forrester named Infosys a leader and most able to compete against the Big 5 consulting firms. In addition, the report stated Infosys was best positioned among all Indian I.T. companies to offer high-value management consulting expertise. To link to the consulting press release, click here Forrester-Consulting-2006.
Chandra Shekar Kakal, Vice President and Global Head Enterprise Solutions (ES) said the company's SAP group is one of the flagship practices in Enterprise Solutions.
"SAP is one of the largest and fastest growing practices within our organization," said Kakal. "We are an SAP Services Partner across multiple countries & have more than 1,500 SAP experts worldwide. And we have the capacity to educate and train approximately 250 SAP consultants each year through our education facility. We are extremely pleased with Forrester's recognition and will continue to improve our full-range of enterprise solutions."