Tata Consultancy Services

Tata Consultancy Services derives from Tata Group, one of India’s largest industrial conglomerates and most respected brands. Founded in 1968, TCS is one of India's largest corporate houses. It is also India's largest IT employer with a staff strength of 120,000 employees of the world's best trained IT consultants in 42 countries.. TCS is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and IT-enabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. TCS has about $5.7 billion annual Sales worldwide (wrt fiscal year march 2008) Board of Directors Non-Executive Board Members
• Ratan N. Tata, Chairman • Laura Cha, Director • Naresh Chandra, Director • Prof. Clayton M Christensen, Director • Aman Mehta, Director • Dr. Ron Sommer, Director • Venkatraman Thyagarajan, Director Executive Board Members • S. Ramadorai, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director • N. Chandrasekaran, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director • S. Mahalingam,Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director • Phiroz A Vandrevala, Executive Director and Head, Global Corporate Affairs

Leadership Team
• S. Ramadorai, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director • N. Chandrasekaran, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director

• S. Mahalingam, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director • Phiroz A Vandrevala, Executive Director and Head, Global Corporate Affairs

Wipro Technologies
Wipro was founded in 1945 by Azim Premji's father, which was then a vegitable oil company, later when his father died in 1966 Azim Premji took on the leadership of the company at the age of 21. Wipro stands for Western India Vegetable Products Ltd as it was a consumer goods company that produced hydrogenated cooking oils/fat company, laundry soap, wax and tin containers. Later in 1975, Wipro Fluid Power was introduced which had an estimated value of $2 million. Wipro entered the information technology sector in 1979 and began devloping its own computers in 1981 and sold them as finished products. thats how wipro made its way to the software industry and its reformed into Wipro Technologies
• Wipro Technologies is the largest independent R&D Services provider in the world with Over half

billion revenue from its R&D
• Its among the top 3 offshore BPO services provider in the world Its a strategic partner to five of the top

ten most innovative companies in the world
• Its the only Indian company to be ranked among the top 10 global outsourcing providers in IAOP's

2006 Global Outsourcing 100 listing
• Wipro employs over 95,000+ IT practitioners and domain consultants. • Wipro’s client base includes over 180 Fortune 1000 or Global 500 companies.

Infosys Technologies Ltd
Infosys Technologies Ltd. was started in 1981 by seven people ( N. R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, N. S. Raghavan, Kris Gopalakrishnan, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh and Ashok Arora ) with US$ 250. The company was incorporated as "Infosys Consultants Pvt Ltd." and went public in the year 1993. Infosys defines, designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. To harness the opportunities of the Flat World, companies must address four shifts
• Optimize Cost to Fuel Growth • Think Faster Innovation • Think Money from Information • Think Winning in the Turns.

Today, Infosys revenues are over US$ 4 billion. It also provides a complete range of services in domain and business expertise and strategic alliances with leading technology providers. Also its service offerings span in the following areas
• Business and technology consulting • Application services • Systems integration • Product engineering • Custom software development • Maintenance • Re-engineering • Independent testing • validation services • IT infrastructure services • Business process outsourcing

Infosys pioneered the Global Delivery Model, which emerged as a disruptive force in the industry leading to the rise of offshore outsourcing which is based on the principle of taking work to the location where the best talent is available, where it makes the best economic sense, with the least amount of acceptable risk. Infosys has over 100,000 employees with a global footprint of 50 offices and development centers in India, China, Australia, the Czech Republic, Poland, the UK, Canada and Japan.

Hewlett-Packard India
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded HP in 1939. The company's first product, built in a Palo Alto garage, was an audio oscillator—an electronic test instrument used by sound engineers. One of HP's first customers was Walt Disney Studios, which purchased eight oscillators to develop and test an innovative sound system for the movie Fantasia. HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world. HP explores how technology and services can help people and companies address their problems and challenges and realize their possibilities, aspirations and dreams HP's new thinking and ideas to create more simple, valuable and trusted experiences with technology, continuously improving the way our customers live and work. HP provides infrastructure and business offerings that span from handheld devices to some of the world's most powerful supercomputer installations. It offer consumers a wide range of products and services from digital photography to digital entertainment and from computing to home printing. This comprehensive portfolio helps them to match the right products, services and solutions to their customers' specific needs. HP Labs in Bangalore, India was set up to create a world-class research lab, focusing on the needs of emerging markets such as India. It is one of seven HP Labs sites worldwide. The mission of this lab is to

generate technology innovations for the benefit of the world's emerging economies by understanding relevant social, cultural, economic and technological drivers. Research here is focused on language technology; lowcost Internet and computing access devices; communication concepts and techniques for developing countries; and new models for human interaction with IT equipment and software.

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IBM India
IBM has been present in India since 1992 (re-entry, after an exit in the 1970s). Since inception, IBM in India has expanded its operations considerably with regional headquarters in Bangalore and offices in 14 cities including regional offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. Today, the company has established itself as one of the leaders in the Indian Information Technology (IT) Industry. IBM has set the agenda for the industry with 'on demand business' - a kind of transformation where an organisation changes the way it operates and reduces costs; serving customers better, reducing risks and improving speed and agility in the marketplace. IBM is already working with customers to transform them into 'on demand' businesses. IBM is the only company in the world that offers end-to-end solutions to the customers from hardware to software, services and consulting. Linux support further enhances IBM's ebusiness infrastructure enabler capability.

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Cognizant was founded in 1994 as an IT development and maintenance services arm of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation. The company was spun off as an independent organization two years later. Cognizant was one of the first IT services companies to organize around key industry verticals as well as technology horizontals. It has significant practices in banking and financial services, insurance, health care and life sciences, retail, manufacturing, logistics, travel and hospitality, communications, and information, media and entertainment industries, among others.

Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro Inc. is the world's largest technology distributor, providing sales, marketing and logistics services for the IT industry worldwide. Ranked as No.67 in the 2009 FORTUNE 500 listing, the company operates in 34 countries with approximately 15,000 associates worldwide, with revenues of more than $35 billion for fiscal yearl 2007. Ingram Micro's global regions provide the distribution of technology products and services, market development services and supply chain management services to nearly 170,000 technology solution providers and 1,400 manufacturers. Ingram Micro is focused on maximizing shareowner value and achieving customer satisfaction through innovation in the information technology (IT) supply chain Ingram Micro India Ltd is an ultimate subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc., USA. Established in 1989, IMIL today is the No: 1 IT Distribution company with nationwide presence at nearly 40 locations.

Hindustan Computers Limited
While HCL Enterprise has a 30-year history, HCL Technologies is formed in 1998. HCL has built unique strengths in IT applications (custom applications for industry solutions and package implementation), IT infrastructure management and business process outsourcing, while maintaining and extending its leadership in product engineering. HCL Enterprise is a $5 billion leading Global Technology and IT Enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The HCL team comprises over 58,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 20 countries including 360 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. HCL has also built domain depth in industries such as
• Financial Services • Hi-tech and Manufacturing

• Retail & CPG • Life Sciences • Telecom. • Aerospace & Defense • Media & Entertainment • Travel • Transportation & Logistics • Automotive • Government and Energies & Utilities

Its range of offerings spans
• Product Engineering • Custom & Package Applications • BPO • IT Hardware • Systems Integration • Distribution of ICT products • R&D and Engineering • Custom Applications • Enterprise Applications • IT Infrastructure Management

HCL Infosystems
HCL Infosystems Ltd is one of the pioneers in the Indian IT market , with its origins in 1976. For over quarter of a century they have developed and implemented solutions for multiple market segments, across a range of technologies in India. They have been in the forefront in introducing new technologies and solutions

Redington India
Started in 1993, Redington India Ltd has successfully positioned itself as a focused distribution player with a significant reach across India, Middle East and Africa. They have proved themselves in risk management capability, effective Supply Chain Infrastructure Management and efficient utilization of the Management Information Systems. Within a short span of 15 years the Company has successfully transformed itself from a pure IT products distribution firm with traditional cash and carry model to a leading integrated Supply Chain Solution Provider that includes non IT products and involves the management of inventory of greater than 7200 SKU's (stocking units) while transacting business with over 16,000 channel partners.

Cisco Systems
Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Today, networks are an essential part of business, education, government and home communications, and Cisco Internet Protocol-based (IP) networking solutions are the foundation of these networks. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create Internet solutions that allow individuals, companies, and countries to increase productivity, improve customer satisfaction and strengthen competitive advantage. The Cisco name has become synonymous with the Internet, as well as with the productivity improvements that Internet business solutions provide. At Cisco, our vision is to change the way people work, live, play and learn.

Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. This tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products in the core areas of routing and switching, as well as advanced technologies in areas such as Home Networking, IP Telephony, Optical, Network Security, Storage Networking and Wireless LAN.

Oracle India
Oracle is the world's leading supplier of software for information management, and the World's second largest independent software company. With annual revenues of more than USD 14 billion, the company offers its database, tools and application products, along with related consulting, education, and support services, in more than 60 countries around the world. Headquartered in Redwood Shores, California, Oracle is the first software company to develop and deploy 100 percent internet-enabled enterprise software across its entire product line: database, server, enterprise business applications, and application development and decision support tools.

Intel India
Intel Corporation is a technology company, and the world's largest semiconductor chip maker, based on revenue. It is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers. Intel was founded on July 18, 1968, as Integrated Electronics Corporation and is based in Santa Clara, California, USA.

Intel also makes motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphic chips, embedded processors, and other devices related to communications and computing. Founded by semiconductor pioneers Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore, and widely associated with the executive leadership and vision of Andrew Grove, Intel combines advanced chip design capability with a leading-edge manufacturing capability.

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. Accenture is a Fortune Global 500 company. As of 2010, the company has over 190,000 employees in 200 locations in over 120 countries. Accenture's current clients include 96 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three quarters of the Fortune Global 500.

SAP India
SAP AG is a German software development and consulting corporation, which provides enterprise software applications and support to businesses of all sizes globally. Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, with regional offices around the world, SAP is the largest software enterprise in Europe and the fourth largest software enterprise in the world as of 2009. The company's best known product is its SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (SAP ERP) software.

Dell India
Dell is a multinational information technology corporation based in Round Rock, Texas, United States, that develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. Bearing the name of its founder, Michael Dell, the company is one of the largest technological corporations in the world, employing more than 96,000 people worldwide.Dell is listed at #38 on the Fortune 500 (2010). Fortune also lists Dell as the #5 most admired company in its industry.

Tech Mahindra
Tech Mahindra Ltd. (TechM) formerly known as Mahindra British Telecom (MBT) is a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra Limited (M&M) and British Telecommunications plc (BT), UK. Tech Mahindra provides a wide variety of services ranging from IT Strategy and Consulting to Systems Integration, Application Development & Maintenance, BPO, Infrastructure Management and Product Engineering. Tech Mahindra is certified at PCMM Level 5 for its people-care practices and it is third company in the world to have been appraised for SSE-CMM Level 3. It is also ISO 9001:2000 certified

Tech Mahindra is also BS7799 certified across all development centers. Tech Mahindra has more than 24000 employees. Offers Services in
• IT Services • Solution Integration • Application Development & Management • Consulting • Managed Services • Infrastructure Management Services • R&D Services • Domain Practices • BPO • Business Intelligence • Business Process Management • Business Support Systems • Digital Rights Management • Embedded Solutions • Enterprise Application Integration • Enterprise Portals Practice • Mobility Solutions • Network Design and Engineering • Next Generation Networks • Operations Support Systems • Security Consulting Services • Testing • User Experience Design

Satyam Computer Services [excluded from the list for its scam] bought by TechMahindra
Satyam Computer Services Ltd. was founded in 1987 by Ramalinga Raju. Satyam network spans over 67 countries across 6 continents. The company employs about 53,000 IT professionals in its development centers across the globe. It serves over 654 global companies, 185 of which are Fortune 500 corporations. Satyam has strategic technology and marketing alliances with over 50 companies. Satyam debuted on the Indian markets in 1991, followed by a listing in New York in 2001. Satyam specialises in business software, and offers back-office outsourcing and consulting services. It offers the following list of services:
• Application Services • BI & PM • Business Process Outsourcing • Business Value Enhancement

• Consulting and Enterprise Solutions • Infrastructure Management Services • Integrated Engineering Solutions • MES and LIMS • Oracle Solutions • Product and Application Testing • Product Lifecycle Management(PLM) • SAP Solutions • Six Sigma Consulting • Supplier Relationship Management • Supply Chain Management.

Microsoft India
Microsoft Corporation is a public multinational corporation based in Redmond, Washington, USA that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions. Established on April 4, 1975 to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for the Altair 8800, Microsoft rose to dominate the home computer operating system (OS) market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by the Microsoft Windows line of OSs. The ensuing rise of stock in the company's 1986 initial public offering (IPO) made an estimated four billionaires and 12,000 millionaires from Microsoft employees. Microsoft would come to dominate other markets as well, notably the office suite market with Microsoft Office.

MphasiS Limited (then, MphasiS BFL Limited) was formed in June 2000 after the merger of the US-based IT consulting company MphasiS Corporation (founded in 1998) and the Indian IT services company BFL Software Limited (founded in 1993). MphasiS is into information technology and business process outsourcing which is based in Bangalore, India. The company focuses on clients in the
• Financial services, • Healthcare, • Telecom, • High Technology Industries, • Providing Application Development, • Integration, • Management, • BPO services, • Insurance, • Manufacturing, • Government, • Transportation, • Consumer & Retail Fields.

MphasiS supports G1000 companies around the world in the improvement of their business processes.

Patni Computer Systems
Patni Computer Systems Private Limited was launched on February 10, 1978. In 1988, by virtue of Section 43A of the Companies Act, the Company became a "deemed public company" and subsequently on April 15, 1991 it was then converted into a private limited company again on July 1, 1995 it became deemed public company and again converted to private limited company on June 27, 2002, finally it was converted to public limited company on sep 18,2003. Patni provide's services such as Information Technology and business solutions. It employs Over 15,000 professionals service clients from 23 sales offices across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, and has 21 Global Delivery Centers in strategic locations across the world. They have serviced more than 400 FORTUNE 1000 companies, for over two decades. Key industries * Financial Services * Manufacturing * Telecom * Independent Software Vendors (ISV) * Product Engineering * Retail * Media & Entertainment * Energy & Utilities * Logistics & Transportation * Life Sciences

In addition to these, Patni serves its customers through following Horizontal Business Units across various industries: * Enterprise Application Services * Remote Infrastructure Management * Customer Dynamics & Intelligence * Engineering Design & Embedded Services * Process Consulting and V&V * Customer Interaction Services & Business Process Outsourcing

Oracle Financial Services Software Limited
Oracle Financial Services Software Limited (formerly called i-flex Solutions Limited ) is an IT solution provider to the banking industry. i-flex is majority owned by Oracle Corporation. Oracle Financial Software Limited started as a division in CITICORP (now Citigroup), wholly owned subsidiary called Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd. (COSL) in 1991. Mr. Ravi Apte carved out a separate company Citicorp Information Technologies Industries Ltd. (CITIL) out of COSL and named Mr. Rajesh Hukku to head CITIL. While COSL's mandate was to serve Citicorp’s internal needs globally and be a cost center, CITIL's mandate was to be profitable by serving not only Citicorp but the whole global financial software market. COSL was the brain child of Mr. Ravi Apte, who convinced Citicorp, while working for Citibank, to start COSL as the offshore captive. It claims more than 840 customers in over 130 countries on "Oracle Financial Software Limited". Together, Oracle and i-flex solutions offer financial services firms banking applications and technology to address complex IT and business requirements. i-flex solutions:
• The i-flex Process Framework for Banking • The FLEXCUBE suite of products

• FLEXCUBE for Islamic Banking • FLEXCUBE Private Banking Suite • FLEXCUBE Investor Services • FLEXCUBE Lending Suite • Analytics • GRC framework • Enterprise Risk Management offering • Customer Insight Analytics • Insurance • PrimeSourcing • TDMS (Technology Deployment and Management Services) • i-flex Consulting • i-flex BPO

Larsen & Toubro Infotech
L&T was founded in Bombay (Mumbai) in 1938 by two Danish engineers, Henning Holck-Larsen and Soren Kristian Toubro. Both of them were strongly committed to developing India's engineering capabilities to meet the demands of industry. In 1938, They established their first office in Mumbai (Bombay) which was so small that only one of the partners could use the office at a time! In 1944, ECC was incorporated. Around then, L&T decided to build a portfolio of foreign collaborations. In 1945, the Company represented British manufacturers of equipment used to manufacture products such as hydrogenated oils, biscuits, soaps and glass. It also signed an agreement with Caterpillar Tractor Company, USA, for marketing earthmoving equipment. At the end of the war, large numbers of war-surplus Caterpillar equipment were available at attractive prices, but the finances required were beyond the capacity of the

partners. This prompted them to raise additional equity capital, and on 7th February 1946, Larsen & Toubro Private Limited was born. In 1948, fifty-five acres of undeveloped marsh and jungle was acquired in Powai. Today, Powai stands as a tribute to the vision of the men who transformed this uninhabitable swamp into a manufacturing landmark. In December 1950, L&T became a Public Company with a paid-up capital of Rs.2 million. The sales turnover in that year was Rs.10.9 million. In 1956, a major part of the company's Bombay office moved to ICI House in Ballard Estate. A decade later this imposing grey-stone building was purchased by L&T, and renamed as L&T House - its Corporate Office. The sixties saw a significant change at L&T - S. K. Toubro retired from active management in 1962.The sixties were also a decade of rapid growth for the company, and witnessed the formation of many new ventures: UTMAL (set up in 1960), Audco India Limited (1961), Eutectic Welding Alloys (1962) and TENGL (1963). By 1964, L&T had widened its capabilities to include some of the best technologies in the world. In 1973 it had become one of the Top-25 Indian companies. In 1976, Holck-Larsen was awarded the Magsaysay Award for International Understanding in recognition of his contribution to India's industrial development. He retired as Chairman in 1978. L&T Information Technology Ltd (LTITL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), the company changed its name to L&T Infotech on 1st April, 1997. In 2004, it tied up with Fidelity Information Services, a division of Fidelity National Financial to provide banking solutions for the Indian banking industry. In 2005, L&T Infotech was rated amongst the top 5 preferred employers for the class of 2005 by AC Nielsen. In December 2006, L&T Infotech acquired GDA Technologies (a privately held electronic design firm based in California, USA) In February 2008, L&T Infotech has signed Global Partnership with SAP L&T Infotech is a provide's Information Technology consulting and Software Services & solutions. It is a 100% subsidiary of the one of Asia's largest organizations. L&T Infotech is among the first few software companies in India to be awarded the ISO 9001:2000 certification. It employs standards of the Software Engineering Institute's (SEI) Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and is a certified Level 5 organization. It has been assessed at PCMM Level 5, ver-2.0 across all its centers. The Customer Competence Center (CCC), set up and managed by the SAP Practice of L&T Infotech, has received the CCC certification from SAP. It has employee strengh of about 10,000.

Polaris Software Lab Limited
20 years ago when Citigroup began its quest to pioneer the utilization of the vast human intellect capital in India, the seeds of Polaris were sown. Polaris was fortunate to be one of the first vendors that Citigroup chose to partner with, through this Indian quest. Simultaneously Citigroup also started its own company called COSL (Citibank Overseas Software Ltd) which strategized and operationalized Citigroup's vision of leveraging India. Today, Polaris is an amalgamation of these two organizations that traveled the path of successfully architecting & realizing Citigroup's India led vision. Polaris is World's first CMMi (Capability Maturity Model Integrated) Level 5 Certified company. It is also certified with BS7799. Polaris ranks 9th in NASCOMM's top 20 exporters list. Polaris has 20 years of experience in Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) withOver 10,500 Associates Polaris has 23 international offices and 4 global near shore development centers and 7 Business Solution Centers focusing in micro verticals in BFSI Polaris has CAGR of over 70%, the highest among all the IT organizations in India also has more than 750 Domain Experts Solutions:
• Retail Banking • Corporate Banking • Investment Banking • Life Insurance • Non Life Insurance • Service Oriented Architecture

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