Infosys Finacle Partner Excellence Awards 2022 Winners Announced

Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys, announced the winners of the Infosys Finacle Partner Excellence Awards 2022. The awards recognize partners who demonstrated excellence in delivering exceptional business value to Finacle clients in FY22. The awards program recognized partnerships across 14 categories including Application Modernization Excellence, System Integration Excellence, Digital Transformation Excellence, Sales Excellence, Cloud and SaaS Partnership, Delivery Excellence, and Innovation.

Nominations were evaluated on the basis of business impact, customer value delivered, innovative approaches, and project complexity.

Commenting on the Partner Awards 2022, Venkatramana Gosavi, Global Head of Sales, Infosys Finacle, said, “Finacle has a strong focus on ecosystem driven growth. Our vision of Inspiring Better Banking is deeply rooted in our partnerships. The nominees and winners of the Infosys Finacle Partner Excellence Awards 2022 have contributed to technology-led banking transformations across the globe. Congratulations to all the winners. We look forward to continued success with our partners in 2023 and beyond”

List of the Infosys Finacle Partner Excellence Awards 2022 Winners

Award category Winner
Innovation Partner of the Year FY22 IBM
System Integration Excellence FY22 Wipro
Sales Excellence FY22 – South Asia CAS Total Solutions
Sales Excellence FY22 – MEA CWG Plc
SaaS Partner of the Year FY22 BBSSL & Saraswat Infotech Ltd
Delivery Excellence FY22 – South Asia LinearSix & Modus
Delivery Excellence FY22 – MEA Simba Technology Ltd
Delivery Excellence FY22 – Americas Sophos
Delivery Excellence FY22 – Europe IBM
Application Modernization Excellence FY22 Red Hat
Digital Transformation Excellence FY22 Oracle
Advisory Partner of the Year FY22 EY
Cloud Partner of the Year FY22 AWS
Solution Partner of the Year FY22 AppDynamics
Support Partner of the Year FY22 Millennium IT
Rising Star Partner FY22 Yubi
Open Source Partner of the Year FY22 EnterpriseDB
FinTech Partner of the Year FY22 Uniken

Quotes from some of the award winners

Lalit Malik, Group Vice President , Alliances & Channels, Oracle Asia Pacific, said,” At Oracle, we carry decades of engineering excellence in delivering the best technology to our customers and communities. Our partner network has always been an extension of Oracle, therefore, we are enthused and humbled to receive the recognition for ‘Digital Transformation Excellence FY22’ at ‘Infosys Finacle Partner Excellence Awards 2022’. This award is very special to us as we have been partnering with Infosys for many years now. We are glad to be working alongside them to push the agenda of digitization in the country. Our sincere gratitude and thanks to our customers, partners, employees and everyone associated with the organisation who is helping us to accelerate the digital transformation journey.”

Simon Ward, Partner & Global Core Banking and Payments ISV Practice Leader at IBM Consulting, said, “We are delighted to receive this award for delivery excellence. IBM has a long history of experience supporting clients with their Finacle platforms. Our recent global partnership with Finacle further enhanced our capabilities with the creation of a practice dedicated to building skills, methods and assets to help financial institutions accelerate their digital transformation journeys. This recognition is a tribute to the tremendous progress we have made together in bringing value to clients.”

Meredith Stowell, Vice President, IBM Z Ecosystem, IBM, said, “We are delighted to receive the award for innovation partner of the year from Finacle. Banks require agility, differentiated client experiences, and speed to market while meeting stringent regulatory, security, and service level requirements. Working with partners like Finacle, IBM enables banks to transform and deliver trusted services with the reliability, performance, scalability, sustainability, and high processing power of proven infrastructure.”

Jefferson Cowhig, Partner, Technology Solutions, EY, said, “EY and Finacle have harnessed the power of our alliance to deliver digital banking solutions that are scalable and resilient. We have transformed banks by building great customer experiences that enable self-service through digital channels. This has enabled our banking clients to realize tangible business benefits and change the way they do business. We achieved this by combining our strengths of program delivery, design and engineering to implement Finacle’s digital banking platform driven by a “one team mindset”. In response, we’re delighted to have been awarded Finacle’s Advisory Partner of the Year.”

Nilanka Jayasinghe,Vice President – Fintech & Digital Banking, Millennium IT Esp, said,” MillenniumIT ESP has been a partner of Finacle for the past 26 years and we are the first partner responsible for taking Bancs2000 outside of the Indian region. MIT ESP accomplished many joint wins with Finacle, including the Finacle Treasury upgrade at Nations Trust Bank. Our team of Finacle treasury experts was able to provide total support on localization and Sri Lankan-specific customizations, helping manage the treasury operations of the bank with the capabilities of FT’s latest version.”

Gabriel Breeman, Vice President of Global Channels, EnterpriseDB, said, “EDB is honored to be named ‘‘Open Source Partner of the Year FY22’. Harnessing the power of Postgres, EDB partnered with Infosys Edgeverve to deliver transformational business results for large banking clients. By migrating to EDB from legacy databases, clients realized considerable increased performance and TCO optimisation. This award is a testament to our partnership with Infosys, delivering exceptional business value to banking clients moving to open source Postgres.”

Paul Anderson, VP Global Sales and Partner Relationships, Uniken, said,” Uniken are delighted to be awarded the FinTech Partner of the Year award which affirms our customer first approach to security. We have always believed that security can be an enabler for new business opportunities, and this was demonstrated with two strategic projects delivered by Infosys Finacle and Uniken in 2022. Our clients had very different security requirements, but both projects delivered enhanced security without compromising on the user experience.”

Mamta Jatania, Managing Director, Simba Technology, said,” Simba Technology Ltd has partnered with Infosys, a market leader in digital solutions, for over two decades to scale up Finacle, a comprehensive, integrated banking solution. As Infosys Delivery Partner, Simba supports banks in identifying and addressing processes and knowledge gaps. Simba continuously monitors its support services and builds its human resource capacity to enhance performance. Today, it has excelled in all areas by over 90% of expectations. Simba’s synergy and proactive approach have contributed to a growing banking clientele across East Africa with state-of-the-art support centres that offer 24/7 service. Simba is acknowledged for its excellence in Finacle service and delivery.”

Mohan Kumar KL, CEO & MD, Modus Information Systems, said,” We are privileged and honoured to be accorded this recognition by Infosys-Finacle. Our sincere thanks to Finacle for nurturing and supporting Modus for the last two decades in making us a worthy partner to Finacle. We are creating segment-specific service offerings, solution suites and accelerators to improve the scale and concurrency to conquer newer frontiers on behalf of Infosys-Finacle.”

Suguna Gnana – Director Finance and HRD, Best of Breed Software Solutions Ltd., said,” With Finacle’s cutting-edge SaaS Digital Banking Platform we believe banks are now ready to meet their current requirements as well as future vision with ease. BBSSL is extremely delighted and privileged to be chosen as SaaS partner by Finacle, and to have successfully deployed the Finacle SaaS solution to Indian customer banks. The SAAS platform has empowered these banks to quickly attain their business objectives of growth and innovation in record time.”

Adewale Adeyipo , MD, CWG-PLC, said, “The partnership between CWG and Infosys has been a force multiplier, one which has exponentially connected the world from Africa. Through this partnership, we have deployed over 14 core banking implementations, handled over 10 million daily transactions, and serviced over 30 million accounts with over 20,000 users in over 2000 branches across leading financial institutions in Africa. In addition, we have come up with a cutting-edge automation solution that automates every EOD (i.e End Of Day) procedure in Finacle thus eliminating the associated issues which these tasks. In course of the year, we have organized workshops among our clients which has resulted in the closure of over $4m dollars in sales.”

Felipe Villa Mura , CEO, Sophos Solutions, said, “Twelve years ago, we embarked on this journey with Infosys, and we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve achieved together. Our growth is driven by Sophos’ expert talent and regional expertise combined with Infosys’ cutting-edge products, successfully creating value-added solutions for clients across the Americas. This recognition inspires us to continue building bridges that serve all functional, technical, information and resource needs of businesses during their Finacle transformation journey. We are ready for the future!”

Mark Maslach, Vice President, Global Channels and Strategic Alliances, Cisco AppDynamics, said, “This award is a great testimony to Cisco AppDynamics’s strategic partnership with Infosys Finacle. By leveraging our industry-leading application performance monitoring and cloud-native observability solutions, Infosys Finacle is achieving true digital transformation for financial institutions of all types. We are extremely proud of how we’ve been able to complement each other’s strengths and collaborate to ensure customers can deliver transformational digital banking. We look forward to our continued partnership and global success.”