Infosys Wins 2012 Microsoft Platform Modernization Award Recognized for sales in solutions to help companies migrate to new Microsoft platforms

BANGALORE, India, October 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Infosys, a global leader in consulting and technology, has received the Microsoft Platform Modernization award for sales achievement for its Legacy Modernization solution, which helps customers migrate to Microsoft platforms.

The award reinforces the longstanding alliance between Infosys and Microsoft in developing best-in-class solutions. Many companies look to migrate their applications to more flexible and scalable Microsoft solutions such as Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server because of the high cost and inflexibility of legacy mainframe systems. The Infosys Legacy Modernization solution helps ease the transition and provides various modernization techniques that lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and help fuel business growth.

"We are pleased to present the Microsoft Platform Modernization sales achievement award to Infosys for 2012," said Bob Ellsworth, Microsoft Worldwide Director of Platform Modernization. "Infosys' ability to effectively deliver numerous modernization projects moving legacy systems to Windows Server and SQL is enabling our joint customers to reach their TCO and agility goals."

Infosys and Microsoft continue to partner on highly successful Platform Modernization projects for a variety of large, global clients. With more than 50 solutions and frameworks on the Microsoft platform, Infosys has more than 8,000 consultants trained on Microsoft technologies.

"By working with Microsoft to migrate and modernize legacy systems, Infosys helps clients around the world run their businesses more cost-effectively and efficiently," says Brad Sommer, Associate Vice president and Global Head of the Microsoft alliance at Infosys. "This award reflects how our alliance with Microsoft continues to grow."

About Infosys  

Companies around the globe use Infosys to help them innovate and grow. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative companies in the world. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, Infosys (Nasdaq: INFY) helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.

Infosys Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in earnings, fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which Infosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability and regional conflicts, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property and general economic conditions affecting our industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our United States Securities and Exchange Commission filings including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 and on Form 6-K for the quarters ended September 30, 2011, December 31, 2011 and June 30, 2012.These filings are available at http://www.sec.gov. Infosys may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. The company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the company.

About Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.

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For further information please contact:

The Americas
Danielle D'Angelo
Infosys Ltd., United States
Phone: +1-510-859-5783
Danielle_Dangelo@infosys.com
   
Australia
Cristin Balog
Infosys Ltd., Australia
Phone: +61-3-9860-2277
Cristin_Balog@infosys.com

Asia Pacific
Sarah Vanita Gideon
Infosys Ltd., India
Phone: +91-80-4156-4998
Sarah_Gideon@infosys.com

EMEA
Paul de Lara  
Infosys Ltd., United Kingdom
Phone: +44-2075162748
Paul_delara@infosys.com

SOURCE Infosys Ltd



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