Infosys leader among global R&D service providers: Zinnov Study


Bangalore: Zinnov, a leading independent management consulting firm, has positioned Infosys Engineering Services as a Leader in its Global Service Provider Ratings (GSPR) 2013. The study recognizes Infosys Engineering Services as a Leader across Aerospace, Automotive, Telecommunications, Consumer Electronics, Energy, Enterprise Software and Consumer Software segments.

The ability to scale up competence across verticals through a strong training engine for engineering R&D, in the form of the Infosys Engineering Academy, gives the company a definite edge, notes the study. It also mentions that Infosys is strengthening and growing its presence in specialty areas like Semiconductor and Electronics, in addition to other areas.

The GSPR is an annual exercise undertaken to assist business leaders in making the right decisions in partner selection across geographies. Over 75 companies were evaluated on their vertical presence, client base, R&D focus, and organization size for the 2013 study. The companies were assessed on their ability to deliver from concept to go-to-market, investments in infrastructure, niche capabilities, innovation culture and IP generation. The evaluation also looked at the companies’ leadership role in forging alliances, leveraging startups, co-creation with customers and academic research.

Infosys is one of the fastest growing engineering service providers in the market today, with strong capabilities across the board serving multiple verticals. With 8500+ engineers and client partnerships with Global 500 companies in more than 30 countries, Infosys Engineering Services provides a wide range of services for the complete engineering product lifecycle, ranging from product ideation to realization and sustenance.

In a statement, Sudip Singh, VP & Head – Engineering Services, Infosys said, “Our ranking in the 2013 Global Service Provider Ratings assessment is a clear reflection of our leadership in the engineering services business. At Infosys Engineering Services, we have invested systematically to develop capabilities. Specifically, our investments in the Infosys Engineering Academy, for enhancing the skills of employees across various verticals, has been well received and is allowing us to align strongly with clients’ requirements. With established strengths across domains, our value proposition is comprehensive and we are committed to providing clients the end-to-end support they need to build global product lines and solutions.”

Founded in 2002, Zinnov provides advisory services in the area of Global Sourcing, Emerging Markets Expansion and Human Capital Optimization to Fortune 500 and reputed SMB companies.

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