iGATE Expands Flagship 'Cloud Acceleration Program' Initiative
FREMONT, Calif., May 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iGATE, the first integrated technology and operations company providing Business Outcomes-based solutions, today announced an expansion of its flagship advisory service, the "Cloud Acceleration Program" (CAP).
The augmented service offers customers support in their initiatives to build public, private and hybrid clouds, migrate their existing application and systems portfolios, implement cloud-based development and testing environments, and pursue downstream offerings around cloud security, governance, risk management and compliance.
"The continued success of our Cloud Acceleration Program indicates that customers are seeking help in creating cloud roadmaps and implementing faster migration plans. With the demand for cloud services expected to be in the range of $120 billion and $135 billion by 2015, we see greater interest from our clients to accept and exploit the benefits of cloud. The transformative nature of cloud is helping our customers create new business opportunities as they harness its power to roll out new business services and explore better ways to improve their productivity," said Anil Bajpai, Sr. Vice President and Head of Research and Innovation, iGATE.
"While the bulk of cloud deployments have historically focused on Software as a Service (SaaS) on public clouds, we see a bright future in platform plays around private and hybrid cloud environments. We are able to provide customization, integration and vertical solution implementations with our decades of IT service experience, strong knowledge of vertical segments and proven ability to accelerate customers' cloud adoption," said Vish Mavathur, Vice President and Head, Cloud Services, iGATE.
The iGATE cloud program will engage in five major strategic initiatives. It will help clients:
- Develop cloud strategies
- Design cloud deployments
- Transition applications to the cloud
- Operate services in the cloud
- Improve focus on productivity by linking investments to Business Outcomes
About the Cloud Acceleration Program
iGATE's Cloud Acceleration Program provides comprehensive IT portfolio analysis leading to clear recommendations on cloud readiness of applications, infrastructure and other IT assets to enable a calibrated transition to cloud. Utilizing proven transformation technologies, iGATE has helped more than a dozen large enterprise customers transform cost IT structures and improve service agility. The company's holistic approach to managing the complexity of enterprise cloud environments takes into consideration factors beyond applications and infrastructure, such as business and financial goals, IT governance, regulatory compliance and security.
iGATE Corporation (IGTE) is the first integrated technology and operations (iTOPS) company providing full-spectrum consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, and product and engineering solutions on a Business Outcomes-based model. Armed with over three decades of IT Services experience and powered by the iTOPS platform, iGATE's multi-location global organization has a talent pool of over 27,000 employees and consistently delivers effective solutions to over 360 Fortune 1000 clients spanning verticals such as: banking and financial services; insurance and healthcare; life sciences; manufacturing, retail, distribution and logistics; media, entertainment, leisure and travel; communication, energy and utilities; public sector; and independent software vendors. Please visit www.igate.com for more information. iGATE Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "IGTE."
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Source: iGATE Corporation 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.