Infosys Reorganizes to Leverage Growing Business Opportunities in a Flat World




    Broadens Senior Management Team

    BANGALORE, INDIA, October 26 /CNW/ - Infosys (NASDAQ:   INFY) today
announced that the company has reorganized its business units to anticipate
changes in the global IT Industry and differentiate vis-a-vis its competitors.
The reorganization, effective November 2007, will help Infosys enhance the
"One Infy" experience and will in turn deepen Infosys' transformational
capabilities. The restructuring will also help Infosys broaden its customer
base and strengthen its current portfolio through scale benefits. The new
opportunities will leverage the strengths of the next generation of leaders at
Infosys.

    Highlights:

    
    -- Infosys business units realigned: Forms 6 vertical Industry
       Business Units (IBUs) and 5 Horizontal Business Units (HBUs) that
       cut across all the vertical units

       -- The European business has been divided into industry verticals,
           which will be integrated within the proposed IBUs
    

    
    Industry Business Units (IBUs)   Horizontal Business Units (HBUs)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Banking and Capital Markets      Consulting Solutions (CS)
     (BCM)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Communications Media and         Enterprise Solutions (ES)
     Entertainment (CME)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Energy, Utilities and Services   Infrastructure Management Services
     (EUS)                            (IMS)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Insurance, Healthcare and Life   Product Engineering and Testing
     Sciences (IHL)                   Services (PETS) - PED, PLES, IVS
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Manufacturing (MFG)              Systems Integration (SI)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    Retail, Consumer Product Goods
     and Logistics (RETL)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    New Growth Engines (NGE)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    India Business Unit (IND)
    ----------------------------------------------------------------------
    

    
    -- Increased focus on growth markets: The New Growth Engines (NGE)
       unit has been formed to expand business in Australia, China, Japan,
       Middle East, Canada, South America and Latin America

    -- Separate business unit to focus on India: To tap the growing
       domestic market

    -- Increased focus on delivery excellence: To be headed by Srinath
       Batni, Member of the Board

    -- Consolidate consulting skills: Infosys Consulting (IC), the
       existing Domain Competency Group (DCG) and various solutions groups
       within units will become part of Consulting Solutions (CS) to
       create, deliver and coordinate global best practices for enhanced
       solutions to all our customers

    -- Consolidated sales and marketing functions: To synergize its focus
       on sales and marketing, Infosys will consolidate the sales
       effectiveness, marketing, alliances and Strategic Global Sourcing
       (SGS) functions under Corporate Sales and Marketing

    -- Increased focus on R&D and commercialization of IP

    -- Broaden Senior Management Team: An Executive Council (EC), chaired
       by the CEO, has been constituted and it consists of the CEO, COO,
       CFO, executive board members and select unit heads

    -- Increased participation of younger leaders in company strategy:
       Budding leaders below the age of 30 will be part of the management
       council of the business units
    

    Commenting on the advantages of restructuring, Mr. Kris Gopalakrishnan,
CEO and Managing Director, Infosys Technologies said, "Over the last several
years, Infosys has grown significantly and has been universally recognized as
a highly customer-focused, world-class corporation. Today, we are at the cusp
of becoming a USD 4 billion organization. There is a need to realign to create
a structure that can meet the new challenges of our strategic direction,
increased customer expectations and higher levels of competition. I am
confident that this reorganization will enable us to compete better in the
global markets."

    About Infosys Technologies Ltd.

    Infosys (NASDAQ:   INFY) defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business
solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a flat world. These solutions
focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to
clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent business partner,
world-class processes, speed of execution and the power to stretch their IT
budget by leveraging the Global Delivery Model that Infosys pioneered. Infosys
has over 80,000 employees in over 40 offices worldwide. Infosys is part of the
NASDAQ-100 Index. For more information, visit www.infosys.com

    Safe Harbor

    Statements in connection with this release may include forward-looking
statements within the meaning of US Securities laws intended to qualify for
the "safe harbor" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act. These
statements include, but are not limited to, statements made in relation to our
ability to anticipate changes and compete in the global IT industry and those
made in relation to the proposed business reorganization enhancing our ability
to leverage growing business opportunities; deepen our customer base and
strengthen our current portfolio; and expand our business in Australia, China,
Middle East, Canada, South America, Latin America, India, the United States
and Europe. These and other forward-looking statements made in connection with
this release are subject to risks and uncertainties including those described
in our SEC filings available at www.sec.gov including our Annual Report on
Form 20-F for the year ended March 31 2007, our quarterly report on Form 6-K
for the quarter ended June 30, 2007 and other recent filings, and actual
results may differ materially from those projected by forward-looking
statements. We may make additional written and oral forward-looking statements
but do not undertake, and disclaim any obligation, to update them.




For further information:

For further information: North America Infosys Technologies Ltd, US
Peter McLaughlin, 213-268-9363 Peter McLaughlin or Asia Pacific Infosys
Technologies, India Bani Paintal Dhawan, 080 51563373 Bani Paintal Dhawan or
Australia Infosys Technologies Australia Roger Langsdon, 61 417 376 433 Roger
Langsdon or EMEA Infosys Technologies Nathan Linkon, +44 (0) 207 715 3445
Nathan Linkon

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