Infosys Recognized as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking

Named a Leader in This Magic Quadrant for the Ninth Time in a row

BANGALORE, May 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Infosys Finacle, part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of Infosys (NYSE: INFY), today announced that it has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking (GRCB)[1]. Infosys Finacle has been named a Leader in this Magic Quadrant for the ninth time in a row. The assessment evaluated 17 global vendors on two key parameters: ability to execute and completeness of vision. Infosys has been placed furthest in completeness of vision within the Leaders Quadrant. Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking report can be accessed here.

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According to Gartner, "Leaders in the GRCB market tend to possess a high-order market understanding - that is, they make it their business to monitor market trends, funneling progressive innovation into their product road maps. About half of this group either possesses software development quality certifications (such as CMMI) or is pursuing them. Without exception, the Leaders are progressively 'thinking small' or targeting component-based architecture as a gateway to providing increased accessibility to the granular functionality that banks need to drive the basis for differentiation."


Andy Dey, President - Customer and Operations, EdgeVerve:   

"We believe that being recognized as a Leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for nine times in a row is a recognition of our commitment to building world-class banking solutions. Today, significant number of banks need to modernize their core banking systems to keep pace with the evolving banking environment. Infosys Finacle offers an advanced and componentised banking solution to enable progressive modernisation that can give banks the agility for innovation and growth, simultaneously helping them achieve operational excellence."


[1]Gartner, Inc., "Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking," Don Free, 21 April, 2016.

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About Infosys Finacle:   

Finacle is the industry-leading universal banking solution from EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys. The solution helps financial institutions develop deeper connections with stakeholders, power continuous innovation and accelerate growth in the digital world. Today, Finacle is the choice of banks across 92 countries and serves over 848 million customers - nearly 16.5 percent of the world's adult banked population.

Finacle solutions address the core banking, e-banking, mobile banking, CRM, payments, treasury, origination, liquidity management, Islamic banking, wealth management, and analytics needs of financial institutions worldwide. Assessment of the top 1000 world banks reveals that banks powered by Finacle enjoy 50 percent higher returns on assets, 30 percent higher returns on capital, and 8.1 percent points lesser costs to income than others.

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About EdgeVerve Systems Ltd:  

EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Infosys, develops innovative software products and offers them on premise or as cloud-hosted business platforms. Our products help businesses develop deeper connections with stakeholders, power continuous innovation and accelerate growth in the digital world. We power our clients' growth in rapidly evolving areas like banking, digital marketing, interactive commerce, distributive trade, credit servicing, customer service and enterprise buying. 

Today EdgeVerve products are used by global corporations across financial services, insurance, retail and CPG, life sciences, manufacturing, and telecom. Finacle, our universal banking solution, is the choice of financial institutions across 92 countries and serves over 848 million customers - nearly 16.5 percent of the world's adult banked population.

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