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Leading Research Firm names TCS as leader in Global Banking Platforms report

TCS announced that a leading independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. has named TCS as a leader in the The Forrester Wave™: Global Banking Platforms Q4 2010 report.

Mumbai, December 22, 2010: Tata Consultancy Services, (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), the leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, announced that a leading independent research firm Forrester Research, Inc. has named TCS as a leader in the The Forrester Wave: Global Banking Platforms Q4 2010 report. TCS was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its December 17, 2010 report.

The report authored by leading analyst, Jost Hoppermann said, “TCS defended its position as a leader, after its convincing first-time performance in the last global banking platform Forrester Wave evaluation, TCS with TCS BaNCS is again a leader. TCS BaNCS and its 27 modules score the highest in a number of criteria including delivered functionality and supported sub verticals as well as product strategy.”

The report further goes on to state that “Of all the evaluated vendors, TCS earns the highest marks for product strategy, focusing on strong functionality such as Ready Bank solutions for specific markets such as Australia and the US, banking delivery platform as Software as a Service (SaaS) as well as multi-country factoring. Consider TCS BaNCS for your vendor short list if you need strong platform agility, broad supplementary functionality or high business functionality scores.”

Commenting on the report, NG Subramaniam, President, TCS Financial Solutions said, “Our fundamental promise of Experience Certainty to our clients stems from a robust product suite and a track record of timely implementations around the world. We are delighted to be named a leader in this highly credible piece of research.”

Read the complete report here.

About TCS Financial Solutions

TCS Financial Solutions is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services. Dedicated to providing business application solutions to financial institutions globally, TCS Financial Solutions has compiled a comprehensive product portfolio under the brand name of TCS BaNCS. Our mission is to provide best-of-breed solutions that will drive growth, reduce costs, mitigate risks and offer a faster speed-to-market for our clients. With a global customer base of more than 240 institutions operating in over 80 countries, TCS Financial Solutions delivers state-of-the-art software solutions for the banking, insurance and capital markets industries worldwide. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com/bancs.

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 174,000 of the world’s best-trained IT consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of over US $6.3 billion for fiscal year ended March 31, 2010 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

TCS Financial Solutions Media Contacts:

Americas: 
Email: sunil.robert@tcs.com
Phone: +1732 331 3084

APAC:  
Email: alex.goldrick@tcs.com  
Phone: +61 (2) 9318 1088

Europe/UK:  
Email: patricia.gnehm@tcs.com  
Phone: +41 44 832 4704

Middle East & Africa:
Email: anjana.srikanth@tcs.com  
Phone: +91 80 6725 3000

Global:    
Email: pradipta.bagchi@tcs.com  
Phone: +91 22 6778 9422

India:  
Email: ashish.babu@tcs.com / anjana.srikanth@tcs.com 
Phone: +91 22 6778 9077 / +91 80 6725 3000

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