IT COMPANIES IN INDIA – INFOSYS
SOFTWARE COMPANIES IN INDIA – INFOSYS
Infosys, formerly known as Infosys Technologies Limited is a global technology services company headquartered in Bangalore City India. It is the second largest IT company in India with 133560 employees as of March 2011. It has offices in 33 countries and development centers in India, China, Australia, UK, Canada, Brazil and Japan. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries. The company also provides software products to the banking industry. Through Infosys business process outsourcing (BPO), Infosys provides business process management services, such as offsite customer relationship management, finance and accounting, administration and sales order processing also.
Infosys was founded on 2 July 1981 by seven entrepreneurs N. R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, Kris Gopalakrishnan, S. D. Shibulal, K. Dinesh, Ashok Arora, and with N. S. Raghavan officially being the first employee of the company. The founders started the company with an initial investment of INR 10000. The company was incorporated as ‘Infosys Consultants Pvt Ltd.’ in Model Colony, Pune as the registered office. Infosys Company was the only Indian company to win the Global MAKE (Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises) award for the years 2003, 2004, 2005 is inducted into the Global Hall of Fame for the same.Infosys houses the largest corporate education center in the world in Mysore. The facility can accommodate 14000 candidates at one time. In 2009 Infosys created Infosys Prize for excellence in physical and mathematical sciences, engineering and computer science, life sciences and social sciences.
Infosys developed a corporate R&D wing called Software Engineering and Technology Labs(SETLabs). SETLabs was founded in 2000 to carry out applied research for the development of processes, frameworks and methodologies to effectively capture customer requirements and to iron out common critical issues during a project life cycle. Various broad groups are Software Engg. Lab, Convergence Lab, Innovation Lab, Center for KDIS, Security and Privacy Lab and Distributed Computing Laboratory.