Hyderabad, May 8th, 2008 - Infotech Enterprises Limited, a Global Technology Solutions provider, head quartered at Hyderabad, announced today that it has been awarded a three year contract to provide solutions in GIS & data management services to Powercor Australia Ltd, one of the largest electricity distribution companies in Australia. This will take the relationship between the two companies to over five years of successful collaboration. This reflects Powercor Australia's continued confidence in Infotech's abilities to deliver high-quality database management services. The company has been consistently meeting the aggressive performance criteria set down by Powercor Australia.
Mr. B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Chairman and Managing Director, Infotech Enterprises Limited said that "We are proud to have won this contract from Powercor Australia. This agreement strengthens and reinforces the successful, long-term relationship Infotech has enjoyed with Powercor Australia. We believe that we are providing tremendous value to Powercor Australia with our domain knowledge in GIS & data management."
Mr. Craig Hobbs, Engineering Manager, CitiPower & Powercor Australia, said, "We are delighted with the service that Infotech had provided in the past & that both parties would look for ongoing improvement opportunities. We have found Infotech to be an easy organization to work with and the establishment of this longer term contract will make it easier to strengthen this relationship. The awarding of the 3 year contract continues the relationship established with Infotech in 2005."
John Renard, President of Infotech's Utility, Telecommunications and Government Division, said "It is a privilege to be chosen again by Powercor Australia for this significant contract which represents an important milestone for Infotech's business in Australia. By successfully proving our onshore production capability, we now offer greater choice of outsourcing options that deliver operational and cost-saving benefits for our customers".
The Powercor Australia engagement reinforces Infotech's significant presence in the utility markets in Australia. As well as Powercor, customers include SP Ausnet, Energy Australia and Origin Energy.
About Infotech Enterprises Limited
Infotech Enterprises Limited, (BSE & NSE: INFOTECENT), a Global Technology Solutions provider, provides Engineering Services and Geographic Information Services to manufacturing, aerospace, transportation, telecom, utilities and government customers worldwide. Infotech currently employs over 7000 professionals across 25 global locations and is certified to SEI CMMi Level 5 version 1.2, ISO 9001:2000, AS 9100 and ISO-27001 standards.
www.infotech-enterprises.com to know more.
About Powercor Australia:
Powercor Australia is one of the largest electricity distributors, which supplies electricity to regional and rural centres in central and western Victoria, and Melbourne's outer western suburbs. Together with Citipower & Powercor, services close to one million customers in the region. Cheung Kong Infrastructure Ltd (CKI) and Hongkong Electric Holdings Ltd (HEH) together own 51 per cent of CitiPower and Powercor.
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Asst. General Manager- Corporate Communications
Infotech Enterprises Limited
Tel.: +91 40 23112501
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