Infosys Limited is one of the most well-known Multinational Tech Companies in India, headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka. The company is known for services like Business Consultation, IT and Outsourcing.
Infosys was established in 1981 and is now NYSE listed global consulting and IT company with more than 2,49,000 employees all around the world. The company is also considered to be the second-largest IT Company in India after Tata Consultancy Services. Infosys is also ranked 602nd largest company in the world according to the Forbes Global 2000 ranking.
Infosys first started out with a capital of $250 but now has grown into a company that generates over $14.22 billion in revenue in the year 2021, with a market capitalization of approximately $90.25 billion.
The company is over 40 years old and made a lot of development for the IT industry in India over the past years. It has played a role in the country’s emergence as a hub for software services. The company presently has over 123 development centres all over the world but is well known in countries like India, the US, China, Australia, Japan, Middle East and Europe.
Over 60%, 24% and 3% of its revenue was generated from North America, Europe and India in 2019, while the rest 13% comes from other parts of the world. Infosys is the first Indian company to be listed on NASDAQ. It has also created many salaried millionaires over the years.
The company works in domains like finance, insurance and manufacturing and provides services like NIA (Net generation AI platform), Infosys Consulting, Infosys Information platform, EdgeVerve Systems, Panaya Cloud Suite, Engineering services and digital marketing. Another well-known product is Finacle which is a universal banking solution.
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A Brief History of Infosys
By 1987, the company had already opened its first international office in Boston, US. In 1992, the company went public so had to change its name from Infosys Technologies Private Limited to Infosys Technologies Limited. Later, the company was renamed Infosys Limited in 2011.
The company received the ISO 9001/TickIT certification and opened a development centre at Fremont in 1994. In the next year, Infosys also opened its first European office in the United Kingdom and will also set up its business practice.
The tech company established the Infosys Foundation and was assessed at CMM level 4 in 1997. It wasn’t until 1999 that Infosys got listed on the NASDAQ. Infosys becomes the 21st company in the world to achieve a CMM level 5 certification and opens offices in countries like Germany, Sweden, Belgium, and Australia.
Infosys has its offices in France and Hong Kong and development centres in Canada and UK in 2000 and has also expanded its offices in UAE, Argentina in 2001. The same year the company goes on to launch Finacle which is a universal banking solution.
In 2002, the company expanded its offices to countries like Netherlands, Singapore and Switzerland. The company finally reached the US $1 billion mark in revenue and then launched Infosys Consulting Inc in 2004.
Infosys crossed the $5 billion revenue mark in 2010 and even gets listed on the NYSE in 2012. According to Forbes, Infosys became the world's most innovative company. It provided $250 million to help the “Innovate in India” and in order to support startups in India in 2015.
The company finally launched the awaited Infosys Maya. It is a platform that helps drive automation and innovation in companies. It has also launched Skava Commerce, a modular for e-commerce platforms in 2016.
In 2019, Forbes ranks Infosys as No. 3 in the best-regarded companies list and also launches the Infosys Live Enterprise Suite. In 2020, the company targets to attain carbon neutrality and even announces its ESG Vision 2030 where it would measure targets across the environment, social and governance.
Infosys Limited has been ranked number 1 in the 2021 HFS Top 10: Banking and Financial Services as per The Best of the Best Service Providers report.
The Acquisitions of Infosys
Some of the most well-known acquisitions of Infosys are:
|Announced||Acquiree Name||Acquisition Amount||Business|
|Jan 2021||Carter Digital||-||Digital Design Agency|
|Oct 2020||Guide vision||EUR 30 million||ServiceNow Partner|
|Sep 2020||Kaleidoscope||US$42 million||Product Design and Development|
|Apr 2019||Stater N.V.||EUR 127.5 million||Mortgage Services|
|Oct 2018||Fluido Oy||EUR 65 million||Salesforce Advisor and Consulting Partner|
|Apr 2015||Skava||US$120 million||Digital Experience solutions|
|Mar 2015||Panaya||US$200 million||Automation Technology|
|Sep 2012||Lodestone Holding AG||US$ 345 million||Management Consultancy Company|
|Dec 2009||McCamish Systems||US$38 million||Insurance and Financial Services|
|Dec 2003||Expert Information Services||US$23 million||IT Service Provider|
Some of the Popular Infosys Subsidiaries
EdgeVerve Systems Limited
EdgeVerve is one of the most popular Infosys subsidiaries that is known for its products and services. It is an innovative software product and offers an on-premise or cloud-hosted business platform. The company is a global leader when it comes to Automation and AI.
The company works in sectors like banking, digital marketing, interactive commerce, distributive trade, and credit servicing, and even enterprise buying and customer service. The company has a portfolio of AI which includes Infosys Nia, automation with AssistEdge and business applications like TradeEdge and ProcureEdge.
EdgeVerve also helps other companies in developing deeper connections with stakeholders and make innovations. Nowadays global companies from financial services, insurance, retail, life science, manufacturing and telecommunication use the company’s products.
One of its most known services is the Finacle, a universal banking solution that serves over 547 million customers nearly 16.5% of the world’s adult banked population. By providing these services the company is creating possibilities and helping other enterprises grow.
Panaya is an international subsidiary of Infosys which is a software company based in the US. Some of its popular products and services are automated code remediation, collaboration test management and test execution and ALM acceleration.
The company is a leader in providing Automation technology, especially to large-scale enterprises. Panaya is a popular software as a service (SaaS) company and has its presence in the US, EMEA and Asia and also has its subsidiaries in Israel, Germany, Japan and Australia.
Infosys BPM Limited
Infosys BPM became a subsidiary in 2002 and is known for business process management. The company mainly operates in countries like India, Poland, Netherlands, South Africa, Brazil, Mexico, the US, Puerto Rico, China, Philippines, Australia and others.
The company focuses on providing end-to-end outsourcing and other benefits at lower costs, productivity improvements and process reengineering. The company also has other subsidiaries under it that are Infosys Portland and Infosys McCamish Systems.
The company is headquartered in Bengaluru, Karnataka and is mainly popular for integrated outsourcing and transformative services. More than 60% of the company’s business comes from the overlapping clients of their parent Infosys.
Infosys BPM has so far opened 33 delivery centres in 14 different countries and 44,443+ employees from more than 110 nationalities. The company has also won over 60 awards and recognition in the past 5 years.
Infosys Consulting Holding AG
This company was initially called Infosys Lodestone. It is a global company known for providing consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. The company is now a global advisor to leading companies on things like process engineering and also managing tech-enabled transforming programs.
The company offers various customized solutions to the businesses that their clients face and also helps them renew their existing IT landscapes along with bringing in new technology and innovation to their business.
One of their most well-known services is the Infosys Aikido which includes working with clients in order to leverage the knowledge of systems. The company has so far conducted over 150 design thinking workshops and is actively engaged in 50 plus global companies and using Aikido to transform programs.
Infosys consulting holding tries to combine human-centric approaches with advanced technology and help companies to reimagine their future and create lasting business value.
Infosys Public Services Inc
The company is a US-based subsidiary of Infosys known for providing services like business consultation, technology solutions and even advanced digital service.
Infosys Public Services, Inc. helps public sector organizations mostly in the countries like the US and Canada to stay ahead by innovating new things.
Their services allow their customers to renew their companies and come up with new avenues to generate value. The company has over 40 plus years of cross-industry experience and is also adapted for the public sector. The company also provides flexible delivery models for predictable and on-time execution.
Infosys Consulting Ltd
This is another well-known international Infosys subsidiary that was established in Brazil in 2009. The company is said to have many offices in cities like Sao Paulo, Rio De Janeiro and Nova Lima.
Infosys Consulting helps its clients by providing business solutions, leverage technology, and global infrastructure. Their main vision is to show courtesy to their clients, employees including vendors, and society at large.
The company has so far been respectful and successful in Brazil and is also considered to be one of the fastest-growing subsidiaries of Infosys. With the help of this company, Infosys has managed to expand in the Latin American market which is important as the region has huge potential in the IT and enterprise applications market with a booming economy.
Kallidus Inc, a US subsidiary of Infosys, is headquartered in San Francisco, California. The company is known for developing and providing mobile commerce and also helping its clients with digital marketing.
Kallidus is good at developing applications, websites and various other digital shopping experiences for devices like mobile, tablet, desktop, etc. It also helps its clients at all stages of the value chain including design, implementation and managed services for retailers.
Kallidus owns SkavaONE, which is a cloud-based tech platform well known for creating mobile commerce websites, mobile apps, online marketing campaigns and social media experiences for their clients.
This also includes services like Mobile commerce suite, in-store suite, digital commerce suite, and Skava studio. The company offers maximum flexibility in e-commerce integration with API, raw data adaptors in order to create an Omnichannel experience.
Noah Consulting, LLC
Noah Consulting, LLC is a global leader when it comes to management consulting services. The company helps oil and gas companies in managing, creating and deploying the information solutions for the business to generate value from their oil and gas assets. It focuses on providing the best data management, data warehousing, data integration, business intelligence, information quality and even data management solution.
The company has over 15 years of experience in delivering practical solutions to the most complex information challenges the industry faces. Noah Consulting has its headquarters in Houston, Texas with over 50-100 employees. The company has a deep knowledge of the industry, information strategy planning, data governance which is why it is one of the most important subsidiaries to Infosys.
Infosys is now a successful conglomerate known in more than 50 countries and popular among countries like India, the US, China, Australia, Japan, Middle East and Europe. The company has played a main role in the development of the IT Industry of the country and was pioneered by a lot of innovations.
The company is now a global leader when it comes to consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. They help their clients to always stay ahead in the industry by helping them attain the business trends by providing various solutions.
Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs
What are the main services of Infosys?
The company is known for services like Business Consultation, IT and Outsourcing Services.
Where is the headquarters of Infosys?
The headquarters of Infosys is in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
What are the main subsidiaries of Infosys?
- EdgeVerve System Limited.
- Infosys BPM Limited.
- Infosys Consulting Holding AG.
- Infosys Public Services Inc.
- Infosys Consulting Ltd.
- Noah Consulting LLC.
What are the main acquisitions of Infosys?
- Expert Information Company in 2003.
- McCamish System in 2009.
- Lodestone Holding AG in 2012.
- Skava in 2015.
- Fluido Oy in 2018.
- Stater N. V. in 2019.
- Kaleidoscope in 2020.
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