Top Software Companies in India

The following are the details of some of the top Software Companies in India. The order of the companies given below is not necessarily the Ranking of the same in business parameters. We can know the origin/founders/heads of some top IT companies in India. The list is not exhaustive, and there are many more good Software companies in India.:-TCS/TATA Consultancy Services:- TCS was founded in the year 1968, and TCS is one of India’s largest corporate houses. It is also India’s largest IT employer with a staff strength of 1,12,000 employees. The company was starteded as a division of the Tata Group, and was initially called the “Tata Computer Centre”. Its main business was to offer computer services to other group companies. Soon the company was spun off as “Tata onsultancy Services” after realising the huge potential of the booming ITservices. Mr.S. Ramadorai, is the chief executive officer and Managing Director of TCS.Wipro Technologies:-Wipro was started as a “Hydrogenated Cooking Oil Company” and Wipro is today is one of the top IT, BPO and R&D services organisation with presence in over 50 countries. Mr. Azim Premji started Wipro with the ‘idea of building an organisation which was deeply committed to values, in the firm belief that success in business would be its inevitable, eventual outcome’. The company has over 75,000 employees. Wipro was the only Indian company to be ranked among the top 10 global outsourcing providers in IAOP’s 2006 Global Outsourcing 100 listing. Wipro has also won the International Institute for Software Testing’s Software Testing Best Practice Award.Infosys:-Infosys Technologies Ltd was started in 1981 by seven people with a very small investment. Today, the company is one of the top IT companies in India with about 1 lac employees.Under the leadership of Mr.N R Narayana Murthy, the company has become a global brand. The company is now headed by Mr.Kris Gopalakrishnan. Forbes magazine named Infosys in its list of Global High Performers. Waters magazine rated Infosys as the Best Outsourcing Partner. The Banker magazine conferred two Banker Technology Awards on Infosys to acclaim its work in wholesale and capital markets in two categories, Payments and Treasury Services, and Offshoring and Outsourcing.Satyam Computer Services:- Established in 1987 by Mr.Ramalinga Raju, Satyam has a staff strength of 51,000 employees. ‘A simple, yet extensive management model to create value, which promotes entrepreneurship, a focus on the customer, and the constant pursuit of excellence,’ is the company’s mantra for success. Satyam is among the youngest IT service companies to reach very high annual revenues. It is ranked No. 1 in the ASTD (American Society for Training and Development) BEST Award, 2007.HCL Technologies:- HCL was founded in the year 1976. The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India, HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. HCL team comprises 53,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, operating across 18 countries.Tech Mahindra:- Tech Mahindra was incorporated as a joint venture between Mahindra & Mahindra and BT plc in 1986 under the name of ‘Mahindra-British Telecom’. Later, the name was changed to ‘Tech Mahindra’, in order to reflect the diversification and growth of the client base and service offerings. The company was incorporated in 1986. Tech Mahindra is a global systems integrator and business transformation consulting firm focused on the communications industry. At the helm of the fast expanding organisation is Mr.Vineet Nayyar.Patni Computer Systems:- Patni Computer Systems Ltd was incorporated in 1978 and became a public limited company in 1983..The company has clients across the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific locations. The company has serviced more than 400 Fortune 1000 companies, for over two decades. The company was founded by Mr.Narendra K Patni. Patni has a staff strength of over 15,000 professionals.
i-flex Solutions:– iflex started as a division of Citicorp/Citigroup, wholly owned subsidiary called Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd. (COSL) in 1991. Later, a separate company Citicorp Information Technologies Industries Ltd. (CITIL) was formed and Mr.Rajesh Hukku was appointed as its head. CITIL started off with the universal banking product, MicroBanker which became very successful. In the mid-90s, CITIL developed Flexcube at its Bangalore development centre. After the launch of Flexcube, all of CITIL’s transactional banking products were brought under a common brand umbrella. CITIL changed its name to i-flex solutions to reflect its growing independence from Citicorp and to strengthen its Flexcube brand. In 2006, i-flex became a majority-owned subsidiary of Oracle Corporation. MphasiS:- MphasiS Limited was formed in June 2000 after the merger of the US-based IT consulting company MphasiS Corporation,founded in 1998 and the Indian IT services company BFL Software Limited founded in 1993. Mr.Jeya Kumar is CEO of MphasiS, which has a staff strength of 27,000 people.L&T Infotech:- L&T Infotech is a global IT services and solutions provider. It is a subsidiary company of is Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (L&T), an engineering, manufacturing and construction conglomerate, with global operations.Mr.A M Naik is the chairman of the company. Originally founded as L&T Information Technology Ltd (LTITL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T), the company changed its name to L&T Infotech on 1st April, 1997. In 2004, it tied up with Fidelity Information Services, a division of Fidelity National Financial to provide banking solutions for the Indian banking industry.

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