Friday, September 30, 2011

BWI: Citrix Optimizes XenServer for the Cloud Era

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Citrix
Friday, September 30, 2011 06:44 PM IST (01:14 PM GMT)
Editors: Business: Business services, Information technology; Technology
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Citrix Optimizes XenServer for the Cloud Era
XenServer 6 Delivers Innovations for Cloud Computing, Desktop Virtualization and Networking

Santa Clara, California, United States, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Citrix Systems today announced the availability of XenServer® 6, the most recent edition of its server virtualization product line. As a key component of the Citrix cloud computing and virtualization strategy, XenServer 6 brings new optimizations and improved scalability and performance for cloud infrastructure, desktop virtualization and networking. XenServer continues to grow market presence and adoption, fueled by the strong leadership of the underlying open source Xen® technology, the virtualization platform of choice in a majority of the public cloud today. XenServer was recently positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the "2011 Magic Quadrant for x86 Server Virtualization Infrastructure, and was listed as a "Champion" in Info-Tech Research Group's Vendor Landscape report on server virtualization.

As the industry progresses into the Cloud Era, new cloud services are emerging that demand platforms that are purpose-built for cloud computing with requirements that are significantly different from the traditional enterprise datacenters of today. These platforms need to be designed from the ground up to deliver multi-tier, multi-tenant services in the simplest and most cost-effective way, using virtualization as a key enabler. Rather than attempting to force-fit cloud capabilities into existing server virtualization architectures, XenServer addresses these challenges by delivering a highly-resilient, cloud-optimized and easily customized virtual platform that helps cloud providers produce differentiated solutions that meet the needs of their customers. In addition, by leveraging XenServer 6 with the recently-released Citrix CloudStackT, users can be assured the core component of their cloud infrastructure has the network and virtualization optimizations necessary for the same scale-out architectures employed by the world's largest and most successful cloud providers today.

For customers desiring a cost-effective, powerful, and integrated server virtualization solution, improvements in XenServer 6 make it even easier to download, install and use. Since its inception, XenServer has employed a simple licensing model that does not place artificial limitations on breadth of use or impose cost increases as customers utilize higher density servers with more CPUs and memory for virtual workloads. As a result, users can preserve existing virtualization investments while continuing to grow their virtual infrastructure. In addition, VMware customers can break free from the escalating cost model recently imposed with VMware's new vSphere 5 licensing plan (often referred to as the "vTax"), but also gain the added flexibility of leveraging the most cloud-optimized server virtualization solution in the market.

What's New

New features in XenServer 6 include:

-- Optimizations for Cloud and Service Delivery Networking - XenServer 6 includes full integration of Open vSwitch, a core technology used to build next-generation cloud networks based on the innovative OpenFlow standard. Tight integration with Citrix NetScaler® enables hardware-assisted network performance optimizations (SR-IOV) for NetScaler VPXT and SDXT service delivery products.
-- Optimizations for Desktop Virtualization - XenServer 6 includes HDXT enhancements for improved TCO and optimized user experience for virtual desktops using highly graphical applications. With this release, physical GPUs can be centrally pooled and assigned to a virtual desktop, enabling direct access and optimal graphics performance. Additionally, the Citrix XenDesktop® and XenServer product teams have continued to innovate in reducing storage overhead in virtual desktop deployments, leveraging local storage where possible and reducing the storage costs dramatically for XenDesktop customers utilizing the XenServer IntelliCache feature.
-- "Ten to Xen" - In further simplifying the management requirements for XenServer, customers can still install the product and be up and running in a matter of minutes, while also employing powerful automation features to get the most out of their datacenter resources and ensure service availability and performance.
-- Full Support for Microsoft System Center 2012 - XenServer 6 now provides customers with the option of managing XenServer hosts and VMs directly from their System Center Management environment - integrating with both Virtual Machine Manager for ongoing machine operations and provisioning and Operations Manager for monitoring and troubleshooting. For more information refer to the Microsoft System Center 2012 beta page.
-- Powerful, Open Source Xen Hypervisor Engine - XenServer 6 incorporates Xen 4.1 hypervisor, the latest release of the industry's most popular and secure open source hypervisor that resulted from 11 months of development across more than 25 organizations. The new version of the Xen hypervisor includes advancements for latency-sensitive workloads, improved support for very large systems, and many new security features. See the Xen 4.1 release announcement for a full list of what's new.

For a complete list of features, please visit: http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX130418


Product Availability

XenServer 6 is immediately available for download on the XenServer download page.

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Peder Ulander, Vice President of Product Marketing, Cloud Platforms Group, Citrix

"With every release of XenServer, more customers are realizing that the vast majority of their workloads do not require the expense and complexity of VMware vSphere. According to industry analyst estimates, today's average enterprise only has 40-50 percent of its servers virtualized, while ultimately they need 70-80 percent virtualized to meet the demands of the Cloud Era. When customers extrapolate the cost of getting to that point, they recognize the need to adopt simpler, highly-functional, cost effective virtualization solutions. XenServer 6 deserves a look from every VMware customer."

Related Links:

-- Expert Blog: XenServer 6 is Here
-- Announcement: Citrix Opens Up the Cloud for VMware Customers
-- Expert Blog: CloudStack, The Best Kept Secret in Cloud Computing
-- Announcement: Citrix Changes the Game in Cloud Infrastructure with Cloud.com Acquisition
-- Expert Blog: OSCON 2011 - Open Source Thriving in the Cloud
-- Expert Blog: Citrix and CloudStack, a match made in Heaven (or in the Clouds;)
-- Expert Blog: Bringing CloudStack and OpenStack Together

Follow us online:

-- Twitter: @Citrix, @Ulander, @XenServerArmy, @bill_carovano @cloudstack, @mrhinkle

-- Citrix on Facebook

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leading provider of virtual computing solutions that help people work and play from anywhere on any device. More than 230,000 enterprises rely on Citrix to create better ways for people, IT and business to work through virtual meetings, desktops and datacenters. Citrix virtualization, networking and cloud solutions deliver over 100 million corporate desktops and touch approximately 75 percent of Internet users each day. Citrix partners with over 10,000 companies in 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2010 was $1.87 billion. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

For Citrix Investors

This release contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees of future performance. Those statements involve a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, including risks associated with the impact of the global economy and uncertainty in the IT spending environment, revenue growth and recognition of revenue, products and services, their development and distribution, product demand and pipeline, economic and competitive factors, the Company's key strategic relationships, acquisition and related integration risks as well as other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Citrix assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.

The development, release and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion and is subject to change without notice or consultation. The information provided is for informational purposes only and is not a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality and should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions or incorporated into any contract.

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Citrix®, CloudStackT, NetScaler®, VPXT, SDXT, Xen®, XenDesktop®, HDXT and XenServer® are trademarks or registered trademarks of Citrix Systems, Inc. and/or one or more of its subsidiaries, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. Xen® is a trademark of Citrix Systems, Inc. managed on behalf of Xen.org, and may be registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and in other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.



CONTACT DETAILS
Julie Geer, Citrix Systems, Inc., 1.408.790.8543, julie.geer@citrix.com

KEYWORDS
BUSINESS SERVICES, IT, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: The PoleStar Foundation Announces Winners of 13th Annual PoleStar Awards

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: PoleStar Foundation
Friday, September 30, 2011 06:29 PM IST (12:59 PM GMT)
Editors: General: People; Business: Information technology, Media & entertainment; Technology
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The PoleStar Foundation Announces Winners of 13th Annual PoleStar Awards
Recognises Excellence in IT and Business Journalism for 2010

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- The PoleStar Foundation, an independent trust established in 1998 to recognise Excellence in Business and IT Journalism, announced the winners of the 13th Annual PoleStar Awards in a ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency, Chennai on Thursday, September 29, 2011. The award ceremony was inaugurated by the Chief Guest, Chetan Bhagat, Youth Icon, Author of four Best Selling Novels, Columnist and Motivational Speaker in the presence of Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation and Chairman & CEO, Polaris Software, Dr. Ashok, CEO Coach and other special dignitaries from Industry, Media and Academia.

The Winners of the 13th Annual PoleStar Awards are:
1. Best Feature in IT Journalism:

Mr. Jamshed Avari, Deputy Editor of CHIP for his story, "Safe Social Networking" published in CHIP magazine dated February, 2010.

2. Best Feature in Business Journalism:
Mr. Sudhir Ramchandra Gore
, Assistant Editor of India Today for his story "White Crisis" published in India Today dated April, 2010.

3. The Jury's Special Recognition:
Ms. Vantika Dixit
, Associate Editor of Technology Review (a publication by Massachusetts Institute of Technology) for her story "Digital Resurrection of Indian Heritage" in Technology Review dated May, 2010.

This year, the Foundation received 403 nominations from Journalists across India. A team of esteemed Jury members from the Corporate world and Academia selected winners in the categories of IT and Business Journalism.

The Jury comprised of Mr. Abhay Gupte - CEO, Logica India, Mr. Anand Sudarshan, CEO & MD, Manipal Education, Ms. Aruna Rao, Group CTO, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mr. Arunkumar NT - MD and Global Head, IB Operations (offshore), UBS (India) Pvt. Ltd, Dr. Ashok Korwar, CEO Coach & Former Professor, IIM-Ahmedabad, Mr. Pradipta K Mohapatra, Chairman and Co Founder, Coaching Foundation India Ltd, Mr. Ramaraj R, Co-Founder and Former CEO, Sify Ltd. and Ms. Uma Ratnam Krishnan, Head, Multi Channel Performance and Development Consumer Distribution, UK Retail, Royal Bank of Scotland Group.

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Mr. Chetan Bhagat said "I associate journalism with a lot of integrity and maybe that's the reason why an earlier book of mine and my latest book, both have a journalist as one of the main characters. I appreciate the PoleStar Foundation for recognizing excellence in journalism for over a decade and I am proud to be associated with the PoleStar Foundation which honors the noble profession of journalism."

Congratulating the winners, Mr. Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation said, "We are extremely happy to present this prestigious award to the creme da la creme of Business and IT journalism in the country. With the acceleration of news reporting and the need to stay informed 24/7, repetitive information at times confuses the average reader due to the unnecessary clutter, and we appreciate the role Journalists play in articulating a clear and correct view of the news."

The awards ceremony included a panel discussion on the topic "Is Speed Killing the True Spirit of Journalism". Moderated by Mr. Sanjay Pinto, Executive Editor, NDTV Hindu, the panel featured thought leaders and eminent personalities from the Media fraternity including Mr. Sriram Srinivasan, Chief of Bureau, The Economic Times, Mr. Chetan Bhagat, Dr. Ashok Korwar, CEO Coach and former professor, IIM-A. The discussion mainly revolved around the panelists debating whether journalistic ethics are compromised in the process of getting exclusive news 24X7.

The awards ceremony witnessed eminent media personalities, leaders from the Industry and students from Journalism schools in Chennai.

About The PoleStar Foundation

The PoleStar Foundation instituted the PoleStar Award in 1998 to celebrate Excellence in IT & Business journalism. The foundation through its annual awards pays tribute to the media citizens' contribution, for their commitment to the nation and its people, and also for tirelessly acting as a catalyst in disseminating quality information to the world. The PoleStar Award is an annual award by the PoleStar Foundation for Excellence in Indian journalism. This prestigious recognition for the Indian journalists includes a trophy, a citation and a cash prize of Rs 1,00,000 for furthering education.

For further details, visit http://www.polestar-foundation.org/


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From left to right: Mr. Chetan Bhagat, Sudhir Gore from India Today, Vantika Dixit from Technology Review, Jamshed Avari from CHIP and Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation



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From left to right: Mr. Chetan Bhagat, Sudhir Gore from India Today, Vantika Dixit from Technology Review, Jamshed Avari from CHIP and Arun Jain, Founder, PoleStar Foundation


CONTACT DETAILS
Dwaipayan Deb, PoleStar Foundation, +91 9962536442, dwaipayan.d@polarisft.com

KEYWORDS
PEOPLE, IT, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: Sundeep Malhotra, CEO and Founder, HomeShop18 awarded for “Excellence in Business Leadership”

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: HomeShop18
Friday, September 30, 2011 05:58 PM IST (12:28 PM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, People; Business: Information technology, Retailers; Technology
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Sundeep Malhotra, CEO and Founder, HomeShop18 awarded for "Excellence in Business Leadership"
Wins 'Excellence in Business Leadership Award' at The Asian Leadership Awards Forum 2011

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Sundeep Malhotra, CEO and Founder of India's largest virtual shopping destination, HomeShop18, has been recognized with the "Excellence in Business Leadership" award at The Asian Leadership Awards held on 25th September in Dubai. The Asian Leadership Awards recognizes business leaders from across Asia. The award recognized Sundeep Malhotra for his exemplary leadership qualities and applauded his achievements in the Indian retail sector.

Over the years, HomeShop18 has been committed to providing a superior shopping experience to its customers by continually creating benchmarks in customer services, product catalogs and strong logistics. It has partnered with the best brands, both nationally and internationally to provide superlative quality and exceptional value.

On being awarded with the "Excellence in Business Leadership" award, Sundeep Malhotra, CEO and Founder, HomeShop18, said, "It's an honor to accept this award. HomeShop18 is fortunate to have some of the smartest people, who collectively make our business successful through their hard work and dedication. We shall strive to keep the good work going and work towards upholding this honour."

HomeShop18 recently concluded Indian Retail Forum 2011, Homeshop18 was awarded as the Images Most Admired Retailer of The Year 2011. Homeshop18.com has also been recently in the news for its acquisition of the books portal www.coinjoos.com.

About HomeShop18:

HomeShop18 is Network18 group's online and television retail marketing and distribution venture.

HomeShop18.com is India's fastest growing e-commerce website (traffic growing at the rate of 300% YoY) with a monthly reach of over 2.3 million unique visitors, each spending over 7 minutes (avg.) on the website. It is today ranked as the largest e-commerce sites (B2C e-commerce, Shopping Cart sites) in the country, in terms of % share of transactions. (Source: ViziSense, Period - Jan to June, 2011)

Adding a new customer every 6 seconds, HomeShop18's robust distribution set-up helps it reach out to over 3000 cities across the country. HomeShop18 offers a complete product range across all major categories; including digital, fashion & lifestyle, beauty products, jewellery, kitchen essentials, home & furnishings, kids' gear, books and many more. HomeShop18 has partnered with more than 500 established brands and marquee labels such as Reebok, Lee, Peter England, Nokia, Canon, Samsung, Whirlpool, Videocon, Spice and Sia among many others, giving its millions of customers over 70 lakh products to choose from.

HomeShop18's 6.1 million CRM base is supported by a trained and customer focused 24X7 call centre manned by 750 executives catering to over 35,000 calls a day.




CONTACT DETAILS
Siddharth Bijpuria, PR Pundit, +91 8800922828, siddharth.b@prpundit.com
Ritika Kashyap, PR Pundit, +91 9654283809, ritika.k@prpundit.com
Soumya Chandran, HomeShop18, +91 9811376648, soumya.chandran@network18online.com

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, PEOPLE, IT, RETAIL, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: Ghana Airports Invest $15 Million in Sita Systems Upgrade for Passenger and Bag Management

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: SITA
Friday, September 30, 2011 05:53 PM IST (12:23 PM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, People, Travel & tourism; Business: Business services, Hospitality, Travel & tourism
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Ghana Airports Invest $15 Million in Sita Systems Upgrade for Passenger and Bag Management


New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Tourist hot spot, Ghana, is to benefit from new integrated airport systems from airport IT specialist, SITA, designed to improve passenger flow and baggage management at the country's main airport, Kotoka International Airport. The new systems were commissioned today by Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister for Transport.

The ten-year, $15 million implementation by SITA for the Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) includes technology upgrades such as the introduction of a new baggage reconciliation system, the latest common-use self-service (CUSS) check-in kiosks, and SITA's suite of airport management solutions integrated with a new airport operational data base (AODB) and flight information display system which ensures passengers get a real-time view on flight changes.

The SITA Baggage Reconciliation System will provide Kotoka's 800,000 passengers with a state-of-the-art facility capable of tracking over two million bags from check-in to delivery while ensuring that the right bag is on the right plane for the right passenger.

Speaking at the official commissioning at the airport today, Doreen Owusu-Fianko, GACL Managing Director, said: "The Ghana Airports Company is keen to ensure that all passengers checking in at Kotoka International Airport have a smooth and pleasant passage through the airport with a minimum of queues and delays. SITA's airport management solution will anchor systems integration across the airport and self-service check-in is something that passengers now expect as much as online booking.

"Passengers also place a high value on their baggage arriving safely. SITA's Baggage Reconciliation System now provides us with maximum visibility on baggage movements from check-in to loading. This will also enhance airport and flight security while assuring passengers that we have infrastructure in place that they can rely on."

SITA Airport Management Solution, used worldwide by airports which handle over 400 million passengers, provides intelligent and agile airport applications which improve operational performance through more efficient allocation of resources, such as departure gates, aircraft slots, check-in counters, and baggage carousels. It also provides a state-of-the-art information display for passengers showing arrival, departure and gate information. In addition, SITA's systems give airlines real-time oversight of the billable services provided by the airport.

SITA has already pioneered the successful introduction of CUSS kiosks in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa and Tanzania. The initial deployment in Kotoka International Airport covers 10 CUSS kiosks.

Rob Watkins, SITA Regional Vice President for Africa, said: "Kotoka International Airport will be a showcase for air transport and operational efficiency now that SITA's systems are in place. In a world where passenger numbers are climbing, integrated airport systems are key to making the best possible use of existing resources and infrastructure while maximizing airport revenues and attracting new airlines.

"We expect that the new CUSS kiosks will be capable of handling up to 40% or more of passengers checking-in during peak periods at Kotoka International Airport. This will help the airport to manage increasing passenger flows without having to invest in creating new check-in desks."

Notes to Editors:

About SITA

SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. SITA delivers and manages business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers over the world's most extensive network, which forms the communications backbone of the global air transport industry.

SITA's portfolio includes managed global communications, infrastructure and outsourcing services, as well as services for airline commercial management and passenger operations, flight operations, aircraft operations and air-to-ground communications, airport management and operations, baggage operations, transportation security and border management, cargo operations and more.

With a customer service team of over 2,000 staff around the world, SITA invests significantly in achieving best-in-class customer service, providing integrated local and global support for both its communications and IT application services.

SITA has two main subsidiaries: OnAir, which is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity, and CHAMP Cargosystems, the world's only IT company dedicated solely to air cargo. SITA also operates two joint ventures providing services to the air transport community: Aviareto for aircraft asset management and CertiPath for secure electronic identity management.

SITA is one of the world's most international companies. Its global reach is based on local presence, with services for over 500 air transport industry members and 3,200 customers in over 200 countries and territories. Set up in 1949 with 11 member airlines, SITA today employs people of more than 140 nationalities, speaking over 70 different languages. SITA had consolidated revenues of US$1.46 billion in 2010.


CONTACT DETAILS
Brenda Flinter, Public Relations, SITA, +353 (0) 87 750 6229, Brenda.Flinter@sita.aero
Natasha Georgiev, SITA, + 27 (11) 517 7063 /+27 (0) 83 6760429, natasha.georgiev@sita.aero
Charlie Pryor,Director, Leidar, +44 (0)20 7031 8270, charlie.pryor@leidar.com
Monica Miglani, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, +91124 4744654/+91 9873398590, monica.miglani@ogilvy.com

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, PEOPLE, TOURISM, BUSINESS SERVICES, HOSPITALITY, TRAVEL

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BWI: Grohe Apps for iPads

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Grohe India Pvt. Ltd. (GIPL)
Friday, September 30, 2011 05:34 PM IST (12:04 PM GMT)
Editors: General: People; Business: Business services, Information technology, Telecommunications; Technology
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Grohe Apps for iPads


New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- GROHE from Germany, the world's number 1 brand in sanitary fittings, introduces exciting apps for Apple iPad users - GROHEpro and GROHEbooks. These allow them to view the latest brochures, product information and design examples by GROHE at any time.

Talking about the applications, Mr. Mathew Job, Vice President & Managing Director Grohe India Pvt. Ltd said,' The iPad is increasingly becoming an everyday work tool for installers, showroom staff, architects and planners. GROHE launched GROHEpro and GROHEbooks with a view to provide our customers with professional support in their work. The GROHE apps make accessing detailed information about our products and services even easier than before. Whether you use them in your studio or showroom or for off-site client presentations, the new GROHE apps will turn your iPad into a portable any-time reference tool.'

The GROHEbooks app for the iPad provides direct, access to PDF versions of all GROHE brochures for the respective market. Short update messages inform users when new brochures and additions to the product catalogue are available, ensuring the app is always up to date. Users may also add their own PDF files if required.

The GROHEpro app for the iPhone has been available for one year - now it is also available for the iPad. It offers comprehensive product information, planning and installation advice and much more. The GROHEbooks function is integrated into this useful application. A well-structured, self-explanatory user interface ensures easy and quick operation. And it does so, on an international scale as the app is available worldwide for download, with the language and product ranges matched to the respective country.

Both apps can be downloaded in the iTunes App Store. By extending its apps to the iPad, GROHE demonstrates its continued commitment to mobile Internet applications. Both the GROHEpro app for the iPhone and the interactive GROHEcard greeting card, which is available for the iPhone and the iPad, are already popular with users.

About Grohe AG

Grohe AG is headquartered in D├╝sseldorf, Germany and is world's largest manufacturer of single brand sanitary fittings. It employs close to 5100 employees worldwide, out of which 2600 are based in Germany. Grohe has six production plants of which three are located outside Germany, namely in Portugal, Thailand and Canada.

About Grohe India Pvt. Ltd. (GIPL)

Grohe India Pvt. Ltd. (GIPL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grohe, Germany and has completed five years of direct operations in India. In this time has acquired a significant position in the Indian market as one of the largest selling foreign brands. Grohe recently launched its first Indian 'Grohe Technology Centre' in Bangalore in November 2009. This centre is a great opportunity for people to come and experience the world of Grohe. Besides featuring the entire range of Grohe products, the Technology Centre also showcases the Grohe elements of Quality, Technology and Design.


CONTACT DETAILS
Kapila Sethi, Grohe India Pvt. Ltd. (GIPL), Kapila.Sethi@grohe.com
Tanya Singh, 20:20 MEDIA, +91 9910085036, Tanya.singh@2020msl.com
Madhu Taneja, 20:20 MEDIA, +91 8800672858, madhu.taneja@2020msl.com

KEYWORDS
PEOPLE, BUSINESS SERVICES, IT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: 1st Cloud Optimized Backup Vault in India Launched

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Ace Data
Friday, September 30, 2011 03:28 PM IST (09:58 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, People; Business: Business services, Information technology, Telecommunications; Technology
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1st Cloud Optimized Backup Vault in India Launched
Ace Data Devices Pvt. Ltd Unveils Cloud Optimized Backup Vault

New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Delhi & NCR-based Ace Data Devices Pvt. Ltd (Ace Data) today announced the launch of a next generation, cloud-based backup & recovery solution "Backup Vault" for the Indian businesses. The product is launched with the technical support of Toronto, Canada-based Asigra Inc.

With this Ace Data become one of the first organizations in the country to address the Indian market for such a product.
Backup Vault - is a next generation SLA driven solution designed to free the IT administrator from the challenges of managing agents, backup schedules and polices and multimedia media for daily backup.

Mr. Neeraj Mediratta, Chief Executive officer, Ace Data while announcing the launch of the service said, "The complexities involved in the management of the data protection are numerous. Backup Vault is positioned as an answer to such complexities."

With every organization investing heavily in security,Backup Vaultis expected to provide benefits such has architecture for backing up desktops, laptops and servers including online backup of databases, de-duplication of data travelling on cloud, AES 256 bit encryption compliant with SOX, HIPPA, Basel II and FIS standards, automatic archiving of older backups on low cost disks & deletion of older backup with destruction certificates and local data backup and faster recoveries.

According to Mr. Mediratta, "Backup Vault is multi-featured solution with an optimized architecture which resolves concerns such as bandwidth utilization, data security & recovery. The solution comes with committed recovery assurance"

Backup Vault is the complete solution for your business or personal backup needs. Featuring unmatched security, robust version control, and online restore of data 24 hours a day is what the Backup Vault is. Backup Vault is committed to provide highly effective services to all customers, from home computers to multiple office businesses with highly complicated business needs. The solution is monitored by 24x7 monitoring services from Ace Data.

Mr. Mediratta further added: "As a premier storage integrator, the company provides the critical link between the customer and the manufacturer that ensures successful implementations utilizing comprehensive project management". He further added that "Service with Backup Vault is the most economical, secure and automatic way to insure your data."

About Ace Data

Today the world and its people are running ceaselessly to achieve success, money, power and peace of mind but in the process are forced to give up what they most want to achieve - peace of mind. Our inability to relax but willingness to do so leaves us with constant stress for company. Enterprises deal with issues ranging from data management to storage, loss to retrieval, problems that keep our minds occupied and tense all the time. But at last you can breathe a sigh of relief, literally. Ace Data, India's leading data storage, backup and protection expert helps you relax by guaranteeing high availability of business critical applications and data storage, protection and retrieval with surety of specialists.

Ace Data Devices is India's only data storage expert. The brainchild of two forward-looking IT professionals, Neeraj and Anuj Mediratta, Ace came into being in 1995, long before the term 'data storage' was coined and has since effectively worked towards ensuring you peace at work!

About Asigra

Asigra transforms the way businesses manage and protect their data by delivering market leading cloud backup solutions that seamlessly and efficiently manage, scale and deliver data protection services. Asigra Cloud BackupT is built for new and existing MSPs/VARs who focus on data protection, IT constrained organizations, and industries with compliance mandates that are looking to improve their backup with a secure, reliable and predictable data protection cloud backup model. With more than 25 years of experience as backup/recovery pioneers, Asigra technology protects more than 400,000 sites globally ranging from the Global 100 to SMBs. Asigra manages one of the largest business-class backup service provider ecosystems in the world who power their cloud backup services using Asigra technology. Asigra is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. For more information, visit www.asigra.com.


CONTACT DETAILS
Sukhwinder Kaur, Absolute Factor, +91 9999619499, sukhwinder@absolutefactor.com
Rajesh Prothi, Absolute Factor, +91 9810209123, rajesh.prothi@absolutefactor.com

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, PEOPLE, BUSINESS SERVICES, IT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: Ramco ERP Enjoys Highest Brand Loyalty Amongst its SME Customers - According to PCQuest Users' Choice Awards

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Ramco Systems Limited
Friday, September 30, 2011 03:00 PM IST (09:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, People; Business: Business services, Information technology; Technology
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Ramco ERP Enjoys Highest Brand Loyalty Amongst its SME Customers - According to PCQuest Users' Choice Awards


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Ramco Systems (BSE - 532370, NSE - RAMCOSYS, MSE - RSST); a software company focused on consulting, products and managed services, announced that according to the PCQuest Users' Choice Awards survey 2011, Ramco Systems enjoys the highest brand loyalty amongst its customers. Brand loyalty is measured as the percentage of existing customers of a particular brand, who're likely to continue using the same brand in the near future as well.

In the ERP software category, Ramco Systems has received the highest brand loyalty of 75%, in the 100-499 employees segment, according to PCQuest's Users' Choice awards which was published in its recent issue. Ramco ERP received the highest brand loyalty in this segment amidst stiff competition from other reputed ERP brands like SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft.

Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Garima Sinha, Head - Corporate Marketing, Ramco Systems said, "We are delighted to see the results of the PCQuest survey. It is a testimony to the hard work and dedication shown over years by Ramco Systems to our customers. I would like to thank our customers for their loyalty and support."

The PCQuest Users' Choice awards have been determining the strength of various IT brands for more than a decade.These awards are decided based on a survey that determines the mind share that various IT brands enjoy in the minds of IT decision makers, who decide what IT hardware, software, services, and solutions to buy for their organizations. This mind share is by response to five very simple questions - which IT brands come to top of mind, which ones do users currently own and why, and which IT brand are they likely to buy in the future, and why. They provide some amazing insights about the strength of various IT brands in the minds of the users.

About Ramco Systems:

Ramco Systems, a part of the USD 952 million Ramco Group, is a leading software company focused on consulting, product and managed services business. Headquartered in Chennai, Ramco Systems was started as an R&D division of Ramco Industries Limited in 1992, and later established as an independent company in 1999. The company focuses on providing innovative business solutions that can be delivered quickly and cost-effectively in complex environments. Globally, Ramco has over 125,000 users from 800+ customer organizations since inception. The company currently has offices spread across India, USA, Canada, Europe, Middle East, South Africa and APAC and employs over 1,500 employees.

Ramco's key differentiator is its innovative approach to develop products through its revolutionary enterprise application assembly and delivery platform - Ramco VirtualWorksT. Ramco Systems has seven major product suites - Ramco Enterprise Suite, Ramco Enterprise Asset Management Suite, Ramco Aviation, Ramco OnDemand ERP (ERP on Cloud), Ramco Enterprise Information Management Suite, Ramco Advanced Process Control, and Ramco Mine Management. Strong domain knowledge coupled with proven implementation expertise enables Ramco to provide specialized solutions in verticals such as Manufacturing, Real Estate & Construction, Energy & Utilities, Logistics, Service, BFSI, Aviation, Government and Defense.

Ramco Systems has been assessed for ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2005 information security standards. Ramco's BPO unit is SAS 70 Type II certified.

"Ramco Systems Limited ("the Company") is proposing, subject to receipt of requisite approvals, market conditions and other considerations, a rights issue of its equity shares and has filed a draft letter of offer ("DLOF") with the Securities and Exchange Board of India ("SEBI"). The DLOF is available on the website of SEBI at www.sebi.gov.in, on the website of the lead manager at www.centrum.co.in and of the Company at www.ramco.com. Investors should note that investment in equity shares involves a high degree of risk and for details relating to the same, see the section titled "Risk Factors" of the aforementioned DLOF. The distribution of the DLOF to persons in certain jurisdictions outside India may be restricted by legal requirements prevailing in those jurisdictions. Persons into whose possession the DLOF may come will require them to inform themselves about and observe such restrictions. The equity shares proposed to be issued have not been and will not be registered, listed or otherwise qualified in any other jurisdiction outside India (including but not limited to any securities laws in the United States) and may not be offered or sold, and persons in any such jurisdiction shall not participate in the proposed issue except in compliance with the applicable laws of such jurisdiction".

For more information, please visit www.ramco.com

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Vinitha Ramani, Ramco Systems Ltd., +91 9840368048, vinitharamani@rsi.ramco.com
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BWI: Expedia Air Asia JV set to Redefine Travel Landscape for India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Expedia.co.in
Friday, September 30, 2011 11:37 AM IST (06:07 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Economy, People, Travel & tourism; Business: Business services, Hospitality, Travel & tourism
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Expedia Air Asia JV set to Redefine Travel Landscape for India


New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- - First partnership of this nature between an Online Travel Company and a low cost carrier globally -
- JV to provide consumers in India enhanced booking and travel experience with a suite of compelling deals and offers -
- Aims to tap the buoyant growth in the Asia travel market -

Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, and AirAsia, the world's best low cost airline today announced the launch of a new joint venture company offering a complete range of great value flights, hotels, and holiday options for the Indian consumer. A first of its kind alliance between an online travel company and a low cost carrier globally, this JV will herald a new phase in the travel space in India, catapulting Expedia's global leadership position to emerge as the world's largest and most intelligent travel market place. The JV would be headquartered out of Singapore with Dan Lynn as the new CEO of AirAsia Expedia.

Under the terms of the agreement, the JV Company has been formed to operate Expedia, Inc.'s Expedia® branded businesses in Japan, India, Southeast Asia and other East Asian markets, as well as AirAsia's AirAsiaGo and GoRooms businesses. The new venture will build on AirAsia's unique local marketing expertise, along with Expedia's world leading technology, and both companies' quality travel products in the region and beyond. Basis the agreement, Expedia Inc. will have the exclusive distributorship right (outside of AirAsia.com) to sell AirAsia standalone flights and packages with AirAsia flight components in all other markets. The JV brings unparalleled value for Indian travelers by combining together Expedia's over 1,40,000 hotel inventory with Air Asia's wide network across the region to offer incredibly affordable rates to destinations in this region.

Travel packages include:

-- While flying from Delhi to Kuala Lumpur for 3 nights 4 days will cost as low as Rs. 12, 500; Delhi to Bali and Phuket will now be available at Rs.17, 000 only for the same duration
-- Mumbaities have a reason to rejoice too especially when Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur will come at the same price point of Rs. 12, 500 for a 3 nights/ 4 day package
-- For residents of Bangalore, flying to South East Asia doesn't get cheaper then Rs. 9,000 for a 3 nights/ 4 days package to Malaysia while their Chennai counterparts can enjoy the same package for Rs. 7500 only
-- Travelers from Kolkata can now fly to Malaysia again for as low as Rs. 7, 500 only!

*Package includes stay at 4 star hotels for 3 nights 4 days

Commenting on the occasion, Scott Durchslag, President, Expedia Worldwide, 'As the world largest and most intelligent travel marketplace, Expedia is focused on delivering an incredible value and travel experience to its global audience of consumers. The company has set new benchmarks with innovative and unique offerings, including exciting options like "build your trip, Zero fee" for its consumers worldwide. With this JV we have yet again, redefined the Indian travel landscape to deliver to travelers to South East Asia a 'never before experience' at the click of a button."

Speaking on the importance of the JV, Mr. Dan Lynn CEO, AirAsia Expedia said, "The Asian travel market is set to explode. One of the strongest regional contributors to this growth is the buoyant Indian travel market. Expedia is focused on democratizing travel by bringing amazing value holidays to the Indian travelers. We are delighted to realize this JV with Air Asia to deliver our consumers with a compelling suite of exciting offers promising incredible value."

Preceding the JV, the company has also conducted a proprietary consumer survey to understand the need gaps in servicing the South East Asian travel market and defining the unique opportunities therein. The study has identified distinct travel segments within the region, the first time traveler, the family traveler, the SME/ business traveler and the frequent traveler. The findings include:

-- Over 75% of travelers wished to explore more destinations across south east Asia
-- Over 47% wished to enjoy a better level of flexibility to buy flight + hotel + holiday activities
-- Less than 20% of the respondents consider traveling abroad as an expensive proposition
-- 55% of people think the deals offered via Expedia AirAsia alliance for South East Asia couldn't get cheaper
-- The study also indicates a whopping 70% wishing to upgrade to 5 star hotels within the same budget
-- Over 65% Indians find south east Asian destinations as accessible as traveling locally while over 55% of respondents felt traveling to certain destinations in South East Asia involves the same cost as traveling in India for weekend breaks
-- Better holiday packages is gaining prominence with over 70% travelers looking for options like scuba diving, snorkeling, theme park tickets, water sports, spa included in their travel packages

Commenting on the JV, AirAsia Regional Head of Commercial, Kathleen Tan said, "This partnership between AirAsia and Expedia will definitely provide great benefits to travelers in India, fulfilling dreams to travel and discover the wonders of various enlivening destinations with us. This energetic partnership allow focused services to suit the needs of the local market in India, providing utmost ease and excellent access to our low fares and holiday packages. As an exclusive online travel partner for AirAsia, Expedia provide everyone with access to our great deals and any of AirAsia inventory on any of Expedia's travel sites worldwide."

The JV will make South East Asia truly affordable with a slew of offers.

About Expedia.co.in

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, operates Expedia.co.in (http://www.expedia.co.in/) in India. Expedia.co.in provides Indian consumers with a distinctive suite of travel solutions comprising a wide selection of holidays, destination attractions, flights, hotels and car rentals supported by a 24x7 call centre. With products like 'Build your trip' consumers not only have the freedom to create their own packages but also receive the best discounts on creating packages from Expedia's inventory of hotels, travel activities and car. Expedia currently operates localized websites across 25 points of sale in India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, US, Canada, France, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Switzerland, South Korea, Brazil and Indonesia.

Link to the Expedia.co.in press centre - http://press.expedia.co.in/

Expedia is a registered trademark of Expedia, Inc. in the US and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.

About Expedia, Inc.

Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes more than 90 localized Expedia.com®- and Hotels.com®-branded sites; leading U.S. discount travel site Hotwire®; leading agency hotel company Venere.comT; Egencia®, the world's fifth largest corporate travel management company; the world's largest travel community TripAdvisor® Media Network; destination activities provider ExpediaLocalExpert®; luxury travel specialist Classic Vacations®; and China's second largest booking site eLongT. The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel, drives incremental demand and direct bookings to travel suppliers, and provides advertisers vast opportunity to reach the most valuable audience of in-market travel consumers anywhere through TripAdvisor Media Network and Expedia Media Solutions. Expedia also powers bookings for some of the world's leading airlines and hotels, top consumer brands, high traffic websites, and thousands of active affiliates through Expedia® Affiliate Network. (NASDAQ: EXPE)

About AirAsia

AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia for three consecutive years (2009, 2010, 2011), services the most extensive network with approximately 139 routes covering destinations in Asia, Australia and Europe. A prominent champion of low fares with an impressive fleet of brand new Airbus A320s, the biggest route network in the region, excellent flight frequencies, convenient booking and payment channels and 'choose-your-own features' for meals, seats and baggage allowances, in 8 plus years of operations, AirAsia has carried more than 100 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to approximately 100. The airline today is proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries, China, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Australia. This is further complemented by AirAsia X, its low-cost long-haul affiliate carrier that currently flies to destinations in China, Australia, Taiwan, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, France and the UK. AirAsia was named World's Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for two consecutive years, in 2009 and 2010.

Known for its innovations, the airline popularizes technology-backed travel services such as web and mobile bookings; web, mobile and kiosk check-in services; no admin fees and the use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and its blog in communicating with guests in real-time throughout the globe.

AirAsia's operations are anchored in its mission to democratise travel, encapsulated in its tagline 'Now everyone can fly'. It has carried more than 120 million guests to date. AirAsia has also established itself as the Truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline, with its unmatched connectivity in the region and its "sky bridges" - routes - that link the capitals and communities of Southeast Asia and beyond. Together with its low-cost, long-haul affiliate AirAsia X, the airline now links three continents - Asia, Australia and Europe.


CONTACT DETAILS
Beedisha Chakrabarti, Text 100, +91 9899003192, beedishac@text100.co.in
Nipunta Khashu, Text 100, +91 9811465973, nipuntak@text100.co.in
Saba Sinha, Text 100, +91 9810976439, saba.sinha@text100.co.in

KEYWORDS
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BWI: EXPEDIA AIRASIA JV SET to REDEFINE TRAVEL LANDSCAPE for INDIA

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Expedia.co.in
Friday, September 30, 2011 11:37 AM IST (06:07 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Economy, People, Travel & tourism; Business: Business services, Hospitality, Travel & tourism
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EXPEDIA AIRASIA JV SET to REDEFINE TRAVEL LANDSCAPE for INDIA


New Delhi, Delhi, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- - First partnership of this nature between an Online Travel Company and a low cost carrier globally -
- JV to provide consumers in India enhanced booking and travel experience with a suite of compelling deals and offers -
- Aims to tap the buoyant growth in the Asia travel market -

Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company, and AirAsia, the world's best low cost airline today announced the launch of a new joint venture company offering a complete range of great value flights, hotels, and holiday options for the Indian consumer. A first of its kind alliance between an online travel company and a low cost carrier globally, this JV will herald a new phase in the travel space in India, catapulting Expedia's global leadership position to emerge as the world's largest and most intelligent travel market place. The JV would be headquartered out of Singapore with Dan Lynn as the new CEO of AirAsia Expedia.

Under the terms of the agreement, the JV Company has been formed to operate Expedia, Inc.'s Expedia® branded businesses in Japan, India, Southeast Asia and other East Asian markets, as well as AirAsia's AirAsiaGo and GoRooms businesses. The new venture will build on AirAsia's unique local marketing expertise, along with Expedia's world leading technology, and both companies' quality travel products in the region and beyond. Basis the agreement, Expedia Inc. will have the exclusive distributorship right (outside of AirAsia.com) to sell AirAsia standalone flights and packages with AirAsia flight components in all other markets. The JV brings unparalleled value for Indian travelers by combining together Expedia's over 1,40,000 hotel inventory with Air Asia's wide network across the region to offer incredibly affordable rates to destinations in this region.

Travel packages include:

-- While flying from Delhi to Kuala Lumpur for 3 nights 4 days will cost as low as Rs. 12, 500; Delhi to Bali and Phuket will now be available at Rs.17, 000 only for the same duration
-- Mumbaities have a reason to rejoice too especially when Mumbai to Kuala Lumpur will come at the same price point of Rs. 12, 500 for a 3 nights/ 4 day package
-- For residents of Bangalore, flying to South East Asia doesn't get cheaper then Rs. 9,000 for a 3 nights/ 4 days package to Malaysia while their Chennai counterparts can enjoy the same package for Rs. 7500 only
-- Travelers from Kolkata can now fly to Malaysia again for as low as Rs. 7, 500 only!

*Package includes stay at 4 star hotels for 3 nights 4 days

Commenting on the occasion, Scott Durchslag, President, Expedia Worldwide, 'As the world largest and most intelligent travel marketplace, Expedia is focused on delivering an incredible value and travel experience to its global audience of consumers. The company has set new benchmarks with innovative and unique offerings, including exciting options like "build your trip, Zero fee" for its consumers worldwide. With this JV we have yet again, redefined the Indian travel landscape to deliver to travelers to South East Asia a 'never before experience' at the click of a button."

Speaking on the importance of the JV, Mr. Dan Lynn CEO, AirAsia Expedia said, "The Asian travel market is set to explode. One of the strongest regional contributors to this growth is the buoyant Indian travel market. Expedia is focused on democratizing travel by bringing amazing value holidays to the Indian travelers. We are delighted to realize this JV with Air Asia to deliver our consumers with a compelling suite of exciting offers promising incredible value."

Preceding the JV, the company has also conducted a proprietary consumer survey to understand the need gaps in servicing the South East Asian travel market and defining the unique opportunities therein. The study has identified distinct travel segments within the region, the first time traveler, the family traveler, the SME/ business traveler and the frequent traveler. The findings include:

-- Over 75% of travelers wished to explore more destinations across south east Asia
-- Over 47% wished to enjoy a better level of flexibility to buy flight + hotel + holiday activities
-- Less than 20% of the respondents consider traveling abroad as an expensive proposition
-- 55% of people think the deals offered via Expedia AirAsia alliance for South East Asia couldn't get cheaper
-- The study also indicates a whopping 70% wishing to upgrade to 5 star hotels within the same budget
-- Over 65% Indians find south east Asian destinations as accessible as traveling locally while over 55% of respondents felt traveling to certain destinations in South East Asia involves the same cost as traveling in India for weekend breaks
-- Better holiday packages is gaining prominence with over 70% travelers looking for options like scuba diving, snorkeling, theme park tickets, water sports, spa included in their travel packages

Commenting on the JV, AirAsia Regional Head of Commercial, Kathleen Tan said, "This partnership between AirAsia and Expedia will definitely provide great benefits to travelers in India, fulfilling dreams to travel and discover the wonders of various enlivening destinations with us. This energetic partnership allow focused services to suit the needs of the local market in India, providing utmost ease and excellent access to our low fares and holiday packages. As an exclusive online travel partner for AirAsia, Expedia provide everyone with access to our great deals and any of AirAsia inventory on any of Expedia's travel sites worldwide."

The JV will make South East Asia truly affordable with a slew of offers.

About Expedia.co.in

Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, operates Expedia.co.in (http://www.expedia.co.in/) in India. Expedia.co.in provides Indian consumers with a distinctive suite of travel solutions comprising a wide selection of holidays, destination attractions, flights, hotels and car rentals supported by a 24x7 call centre. With products like 'Build your trip' consumers not only have the freedom to create their own packages but also receive the best discounts on creating packages from Expedia's inventory of hotels, travel activities and car. Expedia currently operates localized websites across 25 points of sale in India, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, US, Canada, France, Italy, Austria, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, UK, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Switzerland, South Korea, Brazil and Indonesia.

Link to the Expedia.co.in press centre - http://press.expedia.co.in/

Expedia is a registered trademark of Expedia, Inc. in the US and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.

About Expedia, Inc.

Expedia, Inc. is the largest online travel company in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes more than 90 localized Expedia.com®- and Hotels.com®-branded sites; leading U.S. discount travel site Hotwire®; leading agency hotel company Venere.comT; Egencia®, the world's fifth largest corporate travel management company; the world's largest travel community TripAdvisor® Media Network; destination activities provider ExpediaLocalExpert®; luxury travel specialist Classic Vacations®; and China's second largest booking site eLongT. The company delivers consumers value in leisure and business travel, drives incremental demand and direct bookings to travel suppliers, and provides advertisers vast opportunity to reach the most valuable audience of in-market travel consumers anywhere through TripAdvisor Media Network and Expedia Media Solutions. Expedia also powers bookings for some of the world's leading airlines and hotels, top consumer brands, high traffic websites, and thousands of active affiliates through Expedia® Affiliate Network. (NASDAQ: EXPE)

About AirAsia

AirAsia, the leading and largest low-cost carrier in Asia for three consecutive years (2009, 2010, 2011), services the most extensive network with approximately 139 routes covering destinations in Asia, Australia and Europe. A prominent champion of low fares with an impressive fleet of brand new Airbus A320s, the biggest route network in the region, excellent flight frequencies, convenient booking and payment channels and 'choose-your-own features' for meals, seats and baggage allowances, in 8 plus years of operations, AirAsia has carried more than 100 million guests and grown its fleet from just two aircraft to approximately 100. The airline today is proud to be a truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline with established operations based in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand, servicing a network stretching across all Asean countries, China, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Australia. This is further complemented by AirAsia X, its low-cost long-haul affiliate carrier that currently flies to destinations in China, Australia, Taiwan, India, Iran, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, France and the UK. AirAsia was named World's Best Low Cost Airline in the annual World Airline Survey by Skytrax for two consecutive years, in 2009 and 2010.

Known for its innovations, the airline popularizes technology-backed travel services such as web and mobile bookings; web, mobile and kiosk check-in services; no admin fees and the use of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and its blog in communicating with guests in real-time throughout the globe.

AirAsia's operations are anchored in its mission to democratise travel, encapsulated in its tagline 'Now everyone can fly'. It has carried more than 120 million guests to date. AirAsia has also established itself as the Truly Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) airline, with its unmatched connectivity in the region and its "sky bridges" - routes - that link the capitals and communities of Southeast Asia and beyond. Together with its low-cost, long-haul affiliate AirAsia X, the airline now links three continents - Asia, Australia and Europe.


CONTACT DETAILS
Beedisha Chakrabarti, Text 100, +91 9899003192, beedishac@text100.co.in
Nipunta Khashu, Text 100, +91 9811465973, nipuntak@text100.co.in
Saba Sinha, Text 100, +91 9810976439, saba.sinha@text100.co.in

KEYWORDS
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BWI: Godfrey Phillips Joins Forces with Women in Leadership Forum India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: naseba
Friday, September 30, 2011 11:00 AM IST (05:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: People; Business: Business services, Education & training, Information technology, Media & entertainment; Technology
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Godfrey Phillips Joins Forces with Women in Leadership Forum India


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Friday, September 30, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Leading French business information group naseba has confirmed that Godfrey Phillips India Limited, one of India's leading corporate houses and flagship company of the K K Modi Group, is the official 'CSR Partner' of their 2nd Annual Women In Leadership Forum India.

The two-day platform, taking place on October 13th and 14th 2011 in Mumbai, is a cutting-edge forum for businesswomen from all backgrounds, industry sectors and countries around the world.

Godfrey Phillips India has been consistently proactive with corporate social responsibility, both inside and outside the office. Some of their initiatives include the Godfrey Phillips Bravery Awards, Women's Empowerment Projects, a variety of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and supporting programmes for tobacco farmers and environmental management.

Speaking at the occasion, Ms Nita Kapoor, EVP Marketing and Corporate Affairs, said, "Women have the ability to balance many roles that they are expected to perform in today's time. Key to success is not substituting one role for another, but instead taking on additional roles. I cherish the multiple roles womanhood has to offer"

"Through our initiative Amodini, we aim recognize the inherent potential of the Indian woman and the significant role she plays in the progress of the society, Amodini endeavors to re-unite every woman with her share of happiness and fulfillment, irrespective of her social or financial standing", she added.

The 2nd Annual Women In Leadership Forum India is part of a global series that takes place in India, the UAE, Saudi Arabia and the Asia Pacific region. Each event hosts leading politicians, global business leaders, policy makers, industry visionaries, knowledge thought leaders and entrepreneurs.

"We are proud to announce Godfrey Phillips' support of the forum, and are confident our shared vision of empowering women to take on leading roles across India can inspire future women leaders. Allowing women to recognise the opportunities at their disposal will enable them to harness their potential and lead the country towards greater growth and success," declared creator of the Women In Leadership series and CEO of naseba, Sophie Le Ray.

In line with the theme for this year's conference: 'My career - a cornerstone of my identity' - speakers during the two days include: Sangita Singh, Senior Vice President, Wipro Technologies; Shahnaz Husain, Chairperson, Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies; Gitanjali Rao, Film Director; Kanika Dewan, Group President, Bramco, and Nandini Vaidyanathan, Founder and Mentor, Carma Venture Services (I) Pvt Ltd.

The forum culminates with the prestigious Women In Leadership Forum India Achievement Awards in partnership with Monster India. The ceremony recognises the achievements of prominent businesswomen and gender-diverse organisations.

Event Details:

Venue: JW Marriott, Mumbai, India
Date: October 13th - 14th
Log on to www.wilforumindia.com to register

About WIL series

naseba's Women in Leadership (WIL) is a business networking and experiential knowledge-sharing platform for successful businesswomen. WIL supports women development and enhancement of their role in society and workplace. Featuring exclusive and high profile forums, WIL engages women leaders representing diverse industries through key-note speeches, interactive discussions, networking sessions, educational workshops and recognise their achievements through award ceremonies.

WIL works in partnership with leading media, associations and government authorities including: Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council, Dubai Businesswomen Council, Confederation of Indian Industry , Radio City 91.1 FM, Bloomberg UTV, Sharjah Businesswomen Council, Cartier Women's Initiative Awards, , Khaleej Times, International Herald Tribune, , The Wall Street Journal Asia, Grant Thornton, and French Business Group among others.

Upcoming WIL forums include:

3rd Annual WIL Forum Middle East:
November 23rd - 24th 2011
Under the patronage of Her Highness Shaikha Shamsa Bint Suhail, Wife of His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE and Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces.
Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
www.wilforum.com

2nd Annual WIL Forum KSA: December 4th - 5th 2011
Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2nd Annual WIL Forum Asia: February 22nd - 23rd 2011
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
www.wilforumasia.com

About NASEBA

naseba produces, promotes and hosts business summits, professional training courses and business exhibitions targeting executive level attendees across multiple industries. Each event is focused on re-education, networking and creating a deal-flow platform for all participating organisations. Whether it is raising capital, expanding to a new market, vendor sales contracts or sourcing a strategic partner, naseba facilitates and supports clients' business development.
Our team of experts conducts extensive research in conjunction with recognised thought leaders to ensure that all events are relevant, timely and at the forefront of market and industry trends.

naseba collaborates with leading media, industry and local authorities, such as International Data Corporation (IDC), International Business Consultancy Group (IBCG), Saudi Trading and Resources Co. Ltd. (STAR Group Holdings), HIL International Lawyers & Advisers (HIL), International Herald Tribune, CNBC Arabia, Zawya, Council of Saudi Chambers, Asharqia Chamber, Abu Dhabi Health Authority, Ministry of Health - UAE, Ministry of Economy - UAE, Ministry of Environment and Water - UAE, Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning - Qatar, Privatization and Investment Board (PIB) - Libya, Principality of Monaco, Singapore Tourism Board, Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad, Department of Civil Aviation - Malaysia and many others.

Since its inception in France in 2002, naseba has organised over 400 events and played host to 58,000 executive delegates globally. Operating from four strategically located offices, naseba has on-the-ground presence in Monaco, Cairo, Riyadh, Dubai, Bangalore and Kuala Lumpur.

For more information on naseba, please visit www.naseba.com


CONTACT DETAILS
Mitha Ittycheriah, Marketing Manager, naseba, +91 (80) 30222017, mithai@naseba.com

KEYWORDS
PEOPLE, BUSINESS SERVICES, EDUCATION, IT, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY

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Thursday, September 29, 2011

BWI: GetIt Engages with AdLift to Drive Search Market share and Dominate the Directional Media Space in India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: AdLift.com
Thursday, September 29, 2011 05:02 PM IST (11:32 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, People; Business: Advertising, PR & marketing, Business services, Information technology, Media & entertainment, Telecommunications; Technology
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GetIt Engages with AdLift to Drive Search Market share and Dominate the Directional Media Space in India
AdLift.com delivers search ROI for online local search engine

Gurgaon, Haryana, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- AdLift, the leading search engine marketing firm in the US & India, announced that GetIt.com, India's largest directional media company, has selected AdLift.com to grow its market share within the SEO and PPC space. GetIt appointed AdLift.com as its search partner of choice because of AdLift's extensive experience in the directional media space coupled with AdLift's team of exceptional search marketers that live and breathe internet marketing.

As a leading internet marketing firm, AdLift promises to deliver search ROI by carefully analyzing the website and competition, thereby coming up with unique recommendations that move the needle.

"AdLift believes in deciding with data, we work hand-in-hand with our clients to make sure they grow their search revenue by leaps and bounds" said Vivek Pahwa, CEO AdLift.com

About AdLift.com

AdLift.com is an award-winning online advertising firm with office in Palo Alto, CA and Gurgoan, India. Founded in 2009 by Vivek Pahwa & Prashant Puri, AdLift.com has helped over 300 clients grow their businesses online. AdLift.com works with 10 of the top 25 comscore websites to dominate search rankings. AdLift offers a wide range of online marketing services from expert SEO strategy consulting, Link Development to PPC management, social media marketing and more.

About GetIt

Established in 1986, GETIT Infoservices (P) Ltd pioneered Yellow Pages and later free-classifieds in India. GETIT focuses on bringing buyers and sellers together through information products and services. To users it offers high quality local search and classified services that can be accessed through any media - online, voice, mobile & print. Alongside it helps local businesses grow by bringing quality customers and enquiries. GETIT facilitates local businesses to be present across all media and new social platforms and benefit from the same in a transparent and measurable manner while taking away their pain and pressure of keeping up with changing media and trends.



CONTACT DETAILS
Susomoy Sinha,VP, AdLift.com, +91 (124) 4091111 Extn: 261/ +91 9899067566, ssinha@adlift.com

KEYWORDS
CONSUMER, PEOPLE, MARKETING, BUSINESS SERVICES, IT, MEDIA, TELECOMMUNICATIONS, TECHNOLOGY

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BWI: Kosher Tissue Products releases a special version of it Face Wipes Paper Tissue pack with the message: ‘Thank you, Shri Anna Hazare’

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Kosher
Thursday, September 29, 2011 02:00 PM IST (08:30 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Lifestyle, Social issues; Business: Business services, Household & personal care products & services
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Kosher Tissue Products releases a special version of it Face Wipes Paper Tissue pack with the message: 'Thank you, Shri Anna Hazare'


Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Kosher Tissue Products, a Bangalore based firm engaged in the business of making and marketing a range of paper tissue personal care products has released a special version of its [ Face Wipes ] pack - to facilitate people to thank Shri Anna Hazare for his arduous struggle in reclaiming the recognition and respect for the CIVIL SOCIETY.

The firm has also put out a structured 'Thank you' note in its website; http://www.koshertissue.com elucidating the invaluable accomplishment of Shri Anna Hazare for the people of India.

The thanks giving Kosher [ Face Wipes ] packs are being made available to the public through the company's dealer network and also through certain retail chain stores and other selected retail outlets. Considering the purpose, 'Thank you, Shri Anna Hazare' packs are priced at Rs.47/-, Rs.10/- lower than the maximum retail price of the regular Kosher [ Face Wipes ] packs.

Mr. Shashi Kant Tiwari, founder and Chief Executive of the firm believes, lakhs of people wanted to participate in the movement against corruption led by Shri Anna Hazare and the special thanks giving Kosher [ Face Wipes ] pack would help them all to achieve a sense of pride and involvement and to also actively propagate the cause.

Thank you, Shri Anna Hazare - program was conceptualized and is being implemented for Kosher Tissue Products by its Management consultant Mr. Adve Srinivasa Bhat whose expertise areas are; Innovation research, growth strategies and branding.

Please visit http://www.koshertissue.com to read the structured 'Thank you' note and to know more about Kosher Tissue Products.


Company Contacts:

Kosher Tissue Products
6, Byrappa Garden Industrial Estate
Ramachandrapura, Jalahalli post
Bangalore-5600013
Tel: 080 2345 8097,
e-mail: sktiwari@koshertissue.com

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CONTACT DETAILS
Adve Srinivasa Bhat, Management Consultant, Innovation Project, +91 9341934922, srini@innovationprojects.com

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BWI: Infor Customer Roadshow Comes to Mumbai

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Infor
Thursday, September 29, 2011 03:31 PM IST (10:01 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Entertainment, People; Business: Business services, Information technology, Media & entertainment; Technology
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Infor Customer Roadshow Comes to Mumbai
Infor's 2011 Flagship Customer Event in India to be Held at Grand Hyatt

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Infor, a leading provider of business application software with operations serving more than 75,000 customers, today announced the details for the Indian leg of Infor10 On the Road. The event will bring together senior Infor executives, channel partners, press and both Infor and Lawson customers, as Infor shares its new corporate and product strategy.

News

-- The all day event is set for Tuesday 11th October 2011 at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai IBM is the Global Gold Sponsor for the Infor10 events worldwide, whilst Tata Consulting Services is the Regional Gold Sponsor for the event in Mumbai. Other sponsors in Mumbai include Godrej, Merino, Xoriant and BWIR.

-- Chip Coyle, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Infor, will outline Infor's new corporate strategy, and Soma Somasundaram, Senior Vice President, Development will discuss the company's latest product developments in the Infor10 release.

-- Afternoon seminar sessions will provide more detailed insight into product developments pertaining to enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise asset management (EAM), performance management (PM), Financial Management (FM) and IBM System i-based solutions.

-- The event will also be the first opportunity for many Infor customers to network directly with Lawson customers.

Infor Quote

"Attendees to Infor On the Road will see evidence of Infor's strong business momentum, and witness our innovative new solutions that provide real value to our customers," said Souma Das, MD and Sales VP for India, Infor. "We have charted the path we'll take to serve our customers, build our products and grow our business for years to come. 'Infor On the Road' is all about taking this strategy out to our customers."

Additional Resources

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About Infor

Infor is a leading provider of business software and services, with operations helping more than 75,000 customers in 164 countries improve operations and drive growth. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.


CONTACT DETAILS
Pranali Arora, 20: 20 MSL, +91(22)39651705, pranali.arora@2020msl.com
Ritesh Shete, 20: 20 MSL, +91(22)39651706, ritesh.shete@2020msl.com
Deepti Gwalani, 20: 20 MSL, +91(22)39651723, deepti.gwalani@2020msl.com

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BWI: Amul sponsors Sauber F1 Team in India

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: Amul
Thursday, September 29, 2011 02:15 PM IST (08:45 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest, Food & drink; Business: Media & entertainment
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Amul sponsors Sauber F1 Team in India


Anand, Gujarat, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- India's largest food brand Amul is the official partner of Sauber F1 team at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix. Monisha Kaltenborn, Chief Executive of the Sauber F1 Team, said: "We are proud that we can announce this partnership with Amul, one of India's leading brands. Amul products are present in practically every household. Having spent my childhood in Dehradun, India, I have fond memories of Amul, especially the Amul butter."

R S Sodhi, Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd., welcomed Sauber F1 Team to the first ever F1 Grand Prix in India.

He added that Amul's vision for success through teamwork, technology, speed and innovation matches the core values of Formula 1. For instance, technology has been the driving force for over 6 decades at Amul, be it for breed improvement, IT integration at village level for procurement, processing of milk and for development of several products for the first time in the world like milk powder from buffalo milk in 1960's to pro-biotic and sugar free ice creams in recent times.

Talking about the Amul's sponsorship of a F1 Team, Mr Sodhi said that milk is the healthiest natural beverage known to mankind since time immemorial. We could not have lost this opportunity to showcase this to the world at first ever F1 race in India, the largest producer of milk in the world.

The association with Sauber F1 Team will enhance the Asia's largest milk brand -Amul's global brand presence. Currently, there is no food brand associated with any F1 team with on-car presence.

Amul logo will appear prominently on the two Sauber F1 Team race cars the rear wing front face and the drivers' helmets. Several product integrations too are being planned.

Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation is India's largest food products marketing organization. It procures 4 billion litres of milk annually from 3 million milk producers in more than 15000 villages, twice a day, and processes and markets its product range comprising Amul butter, cheese, ice cream, fresh milk, yoghurt, milk powders, UHT milk, flavoured milk, ghee, paneer etc in 3000 cities and towns of India and 40 countries around the world. Its annual sales turnover in 2010-11 was US$ 2.2 billion.

Peter Sauber founded his company, PP Sauber AG, in 1970 for the design and construction of racing sportscars. In 1988, Sauber became the Mercedes works team in the sportscar world championship. One year later, Sauber-Mercedes celebrated a one-two victory in the famous 24-hours race at Le Mans and won the world championship title for drivers and teams only one year later. The Sauber Team has been in Formula One since 1993. In 2007 the team finished second in the constructors world championship, and in 2008 Robert Kubica won the Canadian Grand Prix ahead of his team mate Nick Heidfeld. The Sauber F1 Team's race drivers in 2011 are Kamui Kobayashi and Sergio Perez.

Website : www.amul.com

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CONTACT DETAILS
R S Sodhi, Managing Director, GCMMF Ltd., Amul, +91 9375032201, sodhi@amul.coop

KEYWORDS
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BWI: Wipro Technologies Recognized as 2011 Microsoft Software Development Partner of the Year

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: WIPRO
Thursday, September 29, 2011 01:51 PM IST (08:21 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Business services, Information technology, Media & entertainment; Technology
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Wipro Technologies Recognized as 2011 Microsoft Software Development Partner of the Year


Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing business of Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced that it has won the 2011 Microsoft Software Development Partner of the Year Award. The company was honored among a global field of top Microsoft partners for demonstrating excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions, based on Microsoft technology.

According to Srini Pallia - Senior Vice President & Global Head, Business Application Services, Wipro Technologies, "We believe that this recognition is testimony to our ability to seamlessly deliver comprehensive solutions across Microsoft technology platforms. We have been able to leverage our capabilities in Microsoft technology to adapt the enterprise system landscape to the present needs of business users. With the right expertise, blend of talent, tools and methodologies, Wipro has been able to deliver complex programs with defined business outcomes. We would also attribute this recognition to the significant investments that Wipro has made in delivering measurable business value to our clients."

The awards were presented by Microsoft in multiple categories, with winners chosen from a set of more than 3,000 entrants worldwide. Wipro Technologies was recognized for providing outstanding solutions and services in Microsoft Software Development for the year. The Software Development Partner of the Year Award honors exceptional innovation from a partner who developed a custom application infrastructure solution on and with Microsoft technologies. This award recognizes Wipro Technologies for providing a highly customized solution to support unique business practices, including enhancement of existing systems, integration with new technologies and developing an extension to existing Microsoft solutions.

"Microsoft is honored to award Wipro Technologies as Software Development Partner of the Year for development of infrastructure solutions based on Microsoft technologies and customized to meet the needs of customers in the financial industry," said Walid Abu-Hadba, Corporate Vice President of Developer and Platform Evangelism Group at Microsoft. "This cloud-based solution has allowed customers to incorporate new technologies into their existing systems to better support business practices, improving overall performance."

The Microsoft Partner Awards recognize Microsoft partners that have developed and delivered exceptional Microsoft-based solutions over the past year.

About Wipro Technologies

Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 120,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com.

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and profits, our ability to generate and manage growth, intense competition in IT services, our ability to maintain our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies in which we make strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal governmental incentives, political instability, war, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property, and general economic conditions affecting our business and industry. Additional risks that could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at www.sec.gov. We may, from time to time, make additional written and oral forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us or on our behalf.


CONTACT DETAILS
Dirk Lewis, India, Wipro Technologies, +91 7760983976, dirk.lewis@wipro.com
Kathleen Ulrich, US, Wipro Technologies, +1 (732) 509-1337, kathleen.ulrich@wipro.com
Rahul Kadavakolu, UK, Wipro Technologies, +44 7920205496, rahul.kadavakolu@wipro.com

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BWI: Nitesh Estates Launches Nitesh Cape Cod at Marathahalli Bangalore – a Luxurious 2BHK, 3BHK Apartments Scheme

Press release from Business Wire India
Source: DiscountedFlats
Thursday, September 29, 2011 01:35 PM IST (08:05 AM GMT)
Editors: General: Consumer interest; Business: Construction, Real estate
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Nitesh Estates Launches Nitesh Cape Cod at Marathahalli Bangalore - a Luxurious 2BHK, 3BHK Apartments Scheme


Bangalore, Karnataka, India, Thursday, September 29, 2011 -- (Business Wire India) -- Nitesh Cape Cod, launching hybrid homes with real "WOW" factor. Balancing sustainability and stunning design, Nitesh Cape Cod is a landmark strategically located on the Outer ring road and is accessible from Sarjapur Road. It sets an example for sustainable green building with a modern and forward looking design with its great environmental credentials. Here we celebrate the birth of Hydrid Homes with sophisticated modern interiors along with our signature amenities like Club-house, swimming pool, fitness center and facility management.

Nitesh Cape Cod Marathahalli Offering 2BHK, 3BHK Apartments, sizes ranges from 1260-1750 sq ft at the price of 3950 per Sq. ft and the budget ranges from 49.77-69.13 Lacs. Nitesh Cape Cod launch with the amenities like Club-house, swimming pool, Fitness center and facility, Rain water harvesting system, Soft and Hard landscaping on podium levels, natural ground levels, around entrance areas and main driveway. Browse more Bangalore Properties here.

About Nitesh Estates

Nitesh Estates the real estate arm of the Nitesh Group, is an integrated property development company headquartered in Bangalore, India, with presence across 4 asset classes.

Nitesh Estates develops state-of-the-art Homes, Hotels, Office Buildings and Shopping Malls. In barely 7 years of operations, the company has more than 18 million sq ft of premium living, retail and work spaces under various stages of development.

Nitesh Estates is India's most recognized Luxury Real Estate Brand, and is responsible for many of South India's most recognized developments. Superior Quality, Attention to Detail and Perfection are the standards that Nitesh Estates demands throughout its projects - from Homes to Hotel and from Office Buildings to Shopping Malls. The experience of owning a Nitesh Estates property and living the Nitesh lifestyle is unparalleled. One can sense the Nitesh Brand in every aspect of the properties that bear its name - from the design driven, cutting edge facades created in collaboration with the world's best architects, to the flawless interiors - no detail is overlooked. With each of its properties, Nitesh Estates continues to raise the bar of super luxury living consistently.

Other Projects from Nitesh Estates

-- Nitesh Garden Enclave
-- Nitesh Mayfair
-- Nitesh Wimbledon Park
-- Nitesh Columbus Square
-- Nitesh Caesar's Palace

About DiscountedFlats:

Discountedflats (India Properties) is a Pan-India group booking channel, which groups individual residential buyers based across India to avail discounts of up to 35%. DF has consolidated all residential projects of metros and sub-metros (including even the smallest residential project) for sales purpose. DF does not charge their customers anything but instead charges brokerage from the builders. DFs USP is "customer empowerment" including tangible discounts, state-of-the-art services, single source for the residential primary market of the country, and advanced analytics.

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Naveen Sharma, DiscountedFlats, +91 9886558867

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