Published Date: February 15, 2013
Bangalore, Feb 15, 2013: The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) last evening presented their prestigious Business Innovation Award to Infosys Edge™. This suite of IP-based business platforms beat more than 400 other entrants to win the coveted award. NASSCOM singled out Infosys Edge™ for its original concept, business viability, scalability, R&D investments, and overall impact on the industry. The award was presented by Milind Deora, Union Minister of State for IT and Communications to Samson David, Vice President and Global Head – Business Platforms, Infosys at the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum in Mumbai.
Delivered on the Cloud, Infosys Edge™ empowers businesses to respond to market opportunities created by global trends like the rise of digital consumers, the drive for smarter organizations and the growing potential of emerging economies. Leveraging an outcome-based model, it accelerates innovation to help enterprises thrive in a changing business environment. With a portfolio of 20 products and platforms, Infosys Edge™ is already delivering significant business results for over 70 leading enterprises, including Airtel in India, OSG in Japan and Hudson in Australia.
Samson David, Vice President and Global Head – Business Platforms, Infosys said, ‘Our clients and their needs have always guided our innovation leadership. We recently made a conscious move to develop IP-based business platforms to help fast-track their growth. Today, Infosys Edge™, with its outcome-based sourcing models, is effectively serving the dynamic needs of global enterprises. Recognitions, such as the NASSCOM Innovation Award, validate our commitment to make innovation work for our clients.’
Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM said, ‘The innovators selected for the NASSCOM innovation awards are companies that have built products that are possibly firsts within their respective categories and have launched services that break the traditional mold. They have taken the non-typical route to new markets and have resorted to imaginative strategies to sustain growth and stay ahead of their peers. The Infosys Edge™ business platforms are strong examples of this kind of commitment to innovation.’
NASSCOM, an organization that represents and sets the tone for public policy for the Indian software industry provides a prestigious platform through its Flagship NASSCOM Innovation Awards where it recognizes institutions that are doing innovative work and adding value to the industry. The NASSCOM Innovation Awards, first introduced in 2004, recognizes organizations that have made innovation a part of their DNA and differentiated themselves in the market by developing extraordinary and pioneering products and services.
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That’s why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology, and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. Visit www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with its 150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow’s Enterprise® today.
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