Infor Recieves Honor for Highest Quality Standard from Hyderabad Software Exports Association

Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2007 --( Infor today announced its facility in Hyderabad, India has been recognized by the Hyderabad Software Exports Association (HYSEA) for the “Highest Quality Standard – CMMI Level 5” award. Presented by Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, honorable chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, the award acknowledges Infor for the highest quality in process standardization throughout the local development organization, a plan which was executed in a span of 18 months.

“Infor is committed to the highest standards of quality across all areas of software development and maintenance, and we are honored for the recognition of that fact by HYSEA,” said Ranga Pothula, vice president of Hyderabad development, Infor. “This is a significant award for us from one of the region’s most respected professional associations.”

Each year, HYSEA awards IT and ITeS companies in Hyderabad with honors in several categories including E-governance, Best Company, Outstanding Social Service, Best Exporter, and Best Offshore Center. Companies are reviewed every year and selected by a judging panel from reputed international consultants such as Ernst & Young. Infor’s development center in India has been selected for the successful appraisal and implementation of CMMI Level 5. The development center continues its focus on adherence and continuous improvements to the software development life cycle processes to meet the objectives of on-time delivery and quality of products and services.

Capability Maturity Model® Integration (CMMI) is a process improvement approach developed by the Carnegie Mellon® Software Engineering Institute (SEI), which provides organizations with the essential elements for effective processes. It can be used to guide process improvement across a project, a division, or an entire organization. CMMI helps companies integrate traditionally separate organizational functions, set process improvement goals and priorities, provide guidance for quality processes, and provide a point of reference for appraising current processes. Level 5 is the highest level of quality standards attainable.

The Hyderabad Software Exporters Association (HYSEA) is a registered apex body representing the IT & ITeS in Andhra Pradesh, India, under the Andhra Pradesh Public Societies Registration Act. HYSEA aims to promote co-operation and good business practices among the member software companies by representing and resolving issues and problems affecting the business interests of the member companies.

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