Infosys Technologies Felicitated by SUN Microsystems with Strategic Partner Award
Recognition for Infosys' innovation, excellence in sales and commitment in the banking solutions space
Bangalore, April 24, 2003 - Infosys Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ:INFY) has been felicitated by SUN Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUNW) with the "Strategic Partner Award" at their annual Asia Pacific International Software Vendor Summit. The award is presented annually to Sun Microsystems' top marketing alliance partners in each time zone. Infosys Technologies won the Strategic Partner Award for South Asia in recognition of their innovation in jointly creating a global Retail Banking Reference Architecture, excellence in sales and commitment to SUN's technologies. The award was presented to Infosys by Stuart Wells, Senior Vice- President, Market Development Organisation, during a glitzy function at APAC wide ISV Council meet in Singapore.
According to Alok Sharma, Director-Channel Sales Sun Microsystems India Private Limited , " Infosys Technologies has remained focused on building a retail banking reference architecture that will successfully address open, highly scalable and feature-rich solutions. Such solutions can expertly handle today's robust, networked applications of banks across the world. The company is known for its strong sales mechanism and has demonstrated this in its alliance with Sun Microsystems. The Sun and Infosys alliance aims to deliver superior value to mutual clients through joint marketing and technology initiatives. We are pleased to present Infosys with the Strategic Partner award for the South Asian region in recognition of their achievements."
According to Girish Vaidya, Senior Vice President and Head- Banking Business Unit, Infosys Technologies, "It is a great honor for us to be recognized amongst some of the world's best companies. We constantly strive towards bettering the value proposition we give to our clients. We believe our alliance with Sun, a leader in open enterprise computing platforms, will enable us to seize leadership and market share through a superior technology platform developed to handle the challenges of new age banking. "