IT COMPANIES IN INDIA – AMDOCS INDIA
SOFTWARE COMPANIES IN INDIA – AMDOCS INDIA
Amdocs India Limited is a provider of software and IT services for billing, customer relationship management (CRM), operations support systems (OSS). Its traditional clients are telecommunications ‘Tier-1’ and ‘Tier-2’ providers such as AT&T, BT Group, Sprint, T-Mobile, Vodafone, Bell Canada, Telus, Rogers Communications, Telekom Austria, Cellcom, Comcast, Direed customer service and data center operations. Headquartered in Chesterfield, Missouri, Amdocs India has more than 20000 employees and serves customers in above more than fifty countries.
The Amdocs India was founded in 1982 as an offshoot of Golden Pages, the Israeli business phone directory company, which was owned by the Aurec Group headed by Morris Kahn. Together with others at Golden Pages, Kahn developed a software program for billing telecom companies and established a company called Aurec Information to market this product. In May 2009, Gartner ranked Amdocs India as the worldwide market share leader in 2008 in the Telecommunications Software Management Systems marketplace. In May 2010, Amdocs India won the “Industry Leadership Award” at the prestigious TMForum Excellence Awards 2010. In September 2010, Eli Gelman was announced to replace Dov Baharav as Amdocs India’ CEO as of 2011.Eli Gelman assumed the position of CEO on 15 November, 2010.
In June 2010, Amdocs India Company acquired the French company Streamezzo a leading provider of an SDK and a run-time for portable rich application development and execution across multi-models, multi-OS mobile terminals. In June 2011, Amdocs India approvd the take over of Canadian firm Bridgewater Systems for $215 million. The deal offered a 30% premium on the Value Bridgewater’s stock before the deal was announced.It is hoped that the trasnaction will be completed by mid-September.