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Best IT Outsourcing Project Award for TCS in The Netherlands

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm has won the Netherlands Outsourcing Award 2009, at a ceremony conducted by Outsource Magazine (OM) in cooperation with Platform Outsourcing Netherlands (PON).

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, June 15, 2009: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm has won the Netherlands Outsourcing Award 2009, at a ceremony conducted by Outsource Magazine (OM) in cooperation with Platform Outsourcing Netherlands (PON).

TCS won the award in conjunction with its client, NXP Semi Conductors. In May 2008 NXP had selected TCS as the technology partner in a 5 year, $100 million engagement. TCS provides a full range of IT Services, including application services and product creation, bringing efficiencies to NXP’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) process worldwide.

“This is a proud moment for us and recognition for being a technology partner of choice for firms in the Netherlands. We are committed to building on this success and further deepening our relationships in this strategic growth market.” said Shankar Narayanan, Director of the Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg) region at TCS.

The award recognizes the superior results that have been achieved rapidly over a one year period. TCS has consolidated and ensured the integrity of NXP’s complex application landscape, delivering considerable operational cost savings and enabling the Eindhoven-based manufacturer to focus on its core business activities. TCS’ research and development teams are also engaged in developing innovative and specialist applications on a risk / reward basis to deliver competitive advantage to NXP across all stages of the product cycle.

Louis Luijten, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, NXP said: “We are delighted that TCS has won this award and would like to congratulate the entire team at the company. TCS has proven to be a highly reliable partner in every step of the way and thanks to them; we have accomplished many of our goals in even less time than we had anticipated. TCS’s tagline ‘Experience Certainty’ is not just a motto but a fact!

Towards this engagement, TCS had established a new High Tech Delivery Centre in Eindhoven, which was launched formally in April 2009. TCS delivers services to NXP through its Global Network Delivery Model™ involving Delivery Centers situated in Bangalore, Bangkok and Eindhoven.

Carol Wilson, Vice President and Global Business Unit head of TCS’ Hi-Tech business unit commented “Leading high technology firms like NXP semiconductors demand nothing but the best. We are pleased that our new Hi-tech center in Eindhoven has been able to rapidly meet their standards. This award is a source of pride and satisfaction for us globally.”

 About TCS’ High-Tech Center of Excellence in Eindhoven

In April 2009, TCS had announced the inauguration of its Hi-Tech Center of Excellence in Eindhoven, Netherlands. TCS is the first Indian company to set up a Delivery Center in the Netherlands. Located in the heart of the Eindhoven city, TCS Delivery Center currently supports customers like NXP semiconductors and Rabo bank. Going forward, this centre could be a near site location for Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg) customers.

About NXP

NXP is a top 10 semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. Headquartered in Europe, the company has 37,000 employees working in more than 20 countries and posted sales of USD 6.3 billion in 2007. NXP creates semiconductors, system solutions and software that deliver better sensory experiences in mobile phones, personal media players, TVs, set-top boxes, identification applications, cars and a wide range of other electronic devices. News from NXP is located at www.nxp.com.

About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, business solutions and outsourcing organization that delivers real results to global businesses, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. 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.  A part of the Tata Group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 148,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants in 47 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $6 billion for fiscal year ended 31 March 2009 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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