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Infosys Helps Volantis Achieve Significant Cost Savings with Windows Azure

Infosys Helps Volantis Achieve Significant Cost Savings with Windows Azure

Sept. 18, 2012 - PRLog -- Fremont, California - November 17, 2009: Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: INFY) today announced that it has successfully integrated Volantis Systems™ Opens in new window award winning Ubik.com™ Opens in new window service with Windows Azure resulting in significant performance improvements and cost savings. The Windows Azure platform provides an operating system, data storage, and a set of developer services for creating a range of flexible, cost-effective solutions via the cloud.

Volantis, whose solutions help solve the complexity of delivering the true mobile Internet to thousands of unique devices, looked to Infosys to implement Windows Azure in order to increase scalability for its Ubik.com service. Ubik.com is free-to-use and allows small businesses and consumers to quickly create personalized mobile Internet sites, without having to write a line of code. The integration of Ubik.com with Windows Azure ensures a seamless user experience for those accessing Ubik®, supported by an integrated Volantis device database containing information on more than 6,700 mobile handsets. Within just four weeks, Volantis and Infosys were able to create a set of Web services running on Windows Azure that resulted in significant cost savings.

"Infosys worked closely with Volantis to integrate our system with Windows Azure," said Mark Watson, CEO, Volantis. "We want our customers to have the seamless scalability that is available only through the cloud. Infosys was able to quickly and effectively implement our solution on top of Windows Azure. Without Infosys, Volantis may well have had to purchase, deploy and manage new storage infrastructure so this initiative has delivered significant savings".

As a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner, Infosys has worked closely with the Windows creator over the past eight years to accelerate customers’ competitive business impact through legacy modernization, infrastructure optimization, enterprise collaboration and other services. By delivering Microsoft Corp.’s solutions with speed and predictability, Infosys was a natural choice for Volantis when considering its move to Windows Azure.

As part of Infosys’ alliance with Microsoft, the two technology leaders have been offering cloud-based solutions and services for Windows Azure for the past two years. Infosys recently opened a Cloud Center of Excellence (COE) that enables enterprise and ISV customers around the world to adopt cloud-based IT capabilities through strategic consulting, application development and migration, as well as through systems management, integration and monitoring services on the Windows Azure platform.

"With Windows Azure, we’re focused on delivering a services platform that provides partners like Infosys with the ability to build and manage highly scalable Web applications and services," said Amitabh Srivastava, senior vice president of Windows Azure at Microsoft Corp. "Infosys was able to help Volantis migrate to Windows Azure in just four weeks which is a prime example of how Windows Azure can provide cost savings."

"Over the past two years, Infosys has worked closely with Microsoft to help customers quickly and easily take advantage of the cost-savings, efficiencies and ease-of-management associated with this next-generation computing model," says Subu Goparaju, Vice President and Head, Software Engineering and Technology Labs (SETLabs), Infosys. "A usage-based platform enables Infosys to deliver solutions on a transaction-based pricing model to our customers to increase efficiency on a global scale."

   Infosys and cloud computing: http://www.infosys.com/cloud-computing
   Infosys’ cloud computing blog: http://www.infosysblogs.com/cloud/2012/08/cloud_computing...
   Windows Azure: www.windowsazure.com Opens in new window
   Volantis: www.volantis.com Opens in new window

for more information visit:http://www.infosys.com/newsroom/press-releases/pages/data...

For further information please contact:

The Americas
Danielle D'Angelo
Infosys, US
Phone: +1 510 859 5783

Asia Pacific
Sarah Vanita Gideon
Infosys, India
Phone: +91 80 4156 4998

Cristin Balog
Infosys, Australia & New Zealand
Phone : +61 3 9860 2277

Paul De Lara
Infosys, UK
Phone: +44 2075162748

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