Tamil Nadu Industry - Infosys Technologies Limited


Infosys Technologies Limited

Tamilnadu Industry

Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:INFY) is a billion U.S. dollars (in revenue) Indian software house based in Bangalore, India, founded in 1981. It became a public limited company in India in 1992 and successfully completed an IPO in 1993. It is listed at Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange of India and NASDAQ.

Seven IT professionals formed the company during the IT boom - N.R. Narayana Murthy, Nandan Nilekani, N.S. Raghavan, S. Gopalakrishnan, S.D. Shibulal and K. Dinesh. Nandan Nilekani is the Managing Director, President and CEO. Narayana Murthy is the Chief Mentor.

In 1997 Infosys attained SEI-CMM level 5. In 2001 and again in 2002, it was rated "Best Employer in India" by Business Today and "India's Most Respected Company" by Business World.

Lunch time at Electronics CityInfosys has offices in Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Mauritius, The Netherlands, Scandinavia, Switzerland, UAE, UK, USA

Infosys has offices in the following cities in India: Bangalore, Mangalore, Mysore, Pune, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram and Mohali.

Currently, Infosys employs approximately 33,000 software professionals in about 30 offices worldwide (as of November 2004), working on varied areas mainly in consulting, software and product development. The main office and development center is located at Electronics City, Bangalore which is one of the largest IT campuses in the world.

Most of the revenue is generated through consulting and IT services. Infosys has revenues in excess of USD 1 Billion (April 2004 figures).

Around 13000 professionals work at the Electronics City campus in Bangalore. The campus provides amenities like food courts, super market, ATMs and bank extension counters, one of the largest gymnasiums in Asia and a mini golf course among others. It is usual for the foreign dignitaries visiting Bangalore to make a visit to the campus.

Around 4000 software professionals work in the Pune development centre (Phase 1). The second phase of the Pune development center covers an area of 110 acres and, once fully built up, will have a total capacity of 25,000 professionals.