Accenture signs seven-year Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing Agreement with Asprea
June 30, 2010

LONDON; June 28, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed a seven-year agreement with Aviva‘s property claims repair service, Asprea, to provide application and infrastructure outsourcing services for its buildings claims division in the UK. Financial terms were not disclosed. Read more

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Wipro honored Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for India
June 30, 2010

IT major, Wipro (NYSE:WIT) today announced that it has won the 2010 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for India. Wipro has been chosen out of an international field of top Microsoft partners as delivering market-leading customer solutions built on Microsoft technology. Read more

Patni awarded Platinum Partner Status in the Oracle Partner Network
June 29, 2010

AMBRIDGE, Mass., Jun 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Patni Computer Systems Ltd. (Patni) /quotes/comstock/13*!pti/quotes/nls/pti (PTI 21.56, -1.88, -8.02%) , a leading global IT and BPO services provider, today announced that it has received the ‘Platinum partner’ status as part of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) program. This prestigious partner status recognizes Patni for its in-depth expertise and excellence in showcasing capabilities across the entire suite of Oracle solutions in areas of application development, testing and reporting. It also distinguishes Patni for uniquely addressing the challenges of joint customers across industry domains including Manufacturing, Retail & Distribution, Financial Services & Insurance, Communications & Media and Life Sciences. Read more

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Mortgage Process Outsourcing Saves Companies
June 29, 2010

DALLAS, TX, Jun 29, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — SOURCECORP, Incorporated today released its latest white paper, “Creating an Effective Loan Modification Process.” This complimentary position paper explains the benefits of outsourcing mortgage loan modifications and the resulting compliance assurances, cost reductions and process improvements. Read more

Cloud computing in India
June 28, 2010

The IT world is abuzz with the possibilities opened up by cloud computing. Surprisingly however in IT powerhouse India the buzz is missing. There is a $1 billion worth of opportunity waiting to be tapped into but Indian firms are yet to bite. It seems to be a case of partly not wanting to change status quo and partly apprehensions regarding the safety of keeping confidential data on the net. Moreover with the bandwidth issue still on the path of resolution the firms are as of now not inclined to bite the bullet. Read more

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Ariba Live discussion: How cloud alters landscape for ecommerce, procurement and supply chain management
June 28, 2010

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes/iPod and Podcast.com. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba. Read more

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Evaluating IT Rural Sourcing and Project Center models and drivers
June 27, 2010

Project-Center based IT Outsourcing alternatives can provide solutions to many of the issues and challenges present in more traditional captive and staff augmentation delivery models. Read more

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Looking at the cloud from different angles
June 25, 2010

The concept behind cloud computing started off as ‘utility-based computing’, allowing a company to buy CPU cycles, storage and other IT resources. Advances in the area of virtualization and remote access (e.g. Server Based Computing ,HTML5) since then paved the road for more complex services to be delivered by using internet protocols. Read more

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Wipro launches Hospitality Management System
June 24, 2010

Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) today announced the launch of Wipro Hospitality Management Solution at HITEC 2010, the leading conference for the Hospitality and Leisure industry. Read more

Impact of European crisis on the Indian BPO Industry
June 23, 2010

Just when the Indian BPO industry had seemingly shaken off the impact of the US economic crisis last year came the latest bad news from Europe. Will this new situation impact adversely on the Indian outsourcing industry. Well it’s a little early to say. The fact of the matter is that there is very little outsourcing carried out on behalf of the countries impacted. To that extent there is negligible loss of business so far. Read more

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