Finacle From Infosys Implemented In Record Time For ANZ In Asia

Bangalore, London, Wednesday, July 23rd 2008: Infosys Technologies today announced the successful implementation of its Finacle Universal Banking Solution at ANZ in Laos (ANZV). The implementation completed in the record time of just 180 days makes ANZV the first bank to receive the latest version of the platform – Finacle v10 – which features revolutionary web based awareness technology and SOA architecture.

The implementation also marks the first milestone in the multi-country deployment planned by ANZ over the next three years. The Finacle platform is also currently used by ANZ in Australia.

David Cartwright, ANZ Group Managing Director, Operations, Technology and Shared Services, said: “Technology is key to ANZ’s aspiration to become a super regional bank. Implementation of a new core banking platform is crucial to our plans to grow our business and provide leading products and services to our customers in Asia.”

Finacle will give ANZV’s customers access to real-time account balances, faster account processing and an expanded range of products and services including electronic options and debit cards.

Gary Ebeyan, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys Australia said: “We are very pleased to be working with ANZ. Considerable planning has been undertaken to ensure all aspects of the project were effectively managed. The Infosys Global Delivery Model combined with Finacle’s flexibility enabled us to deliver in record time.”

Haragopal M, Business Head-Finacle, Infosys Technologies, said: “We are delighted to help ANZ achieve its goal of implementing a core banking solution throughout Asia. Asia Pacific is a market of strategic focus for Finacle and we look forward to closely working with ANZ to provide a core banking solution that supports their growth plans in the region.”

As a leader in banking transformation, Finacle has a global footprint across 61 countries and has been acknowledged by top analysts including Gartner, Forrester and Celent among the leaders in the core banking solution space. Finacle is also the winner of a series of awards for its innovation and implementation capabilities, the most notable ones being The Banker Technology Award and The Asian Banker IT Implementation Award.

 

About Finacle Universal Banking Solution

Finacle, the universal banking solution from Infosys, empowers banks to transform their business leveraging technology. The solution addresses the core banking, e-banking, treasury, and wealth management and CRM requirements of retail, corporate and universal banks worldwide. Finacle has been architected out of years of experience with global banks and offers several powerful and differentiating features making it one of the most comprehensive, flexible and scalable solutions in its class. For more information, visit www.edgeverve.com/finacle.

 

About Infosys Technologies Ltd

Infosys (NASDAQ: INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a flat world. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent business partner, world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys has over 80,000 employees in over 39 offices worldwide. Infosys is part of the NASDAQ-100 Index. For more information, visit www.infosys.com.

 

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