India, October 05, 2012 — Capgemini Spain S.L., part of the Capgemini Group, one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services, today announced it has been awarded the Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global in the Oracle on Oracle category at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year – Global recognize customers and partners that have driven business value together with Oracle in six different award categories including database, middleware, applications, industry, server and storage systems and Oracle-on- Oracle solutions. The nominees are judged by a renowned team of IDC executives and analysts.
Capgemini won the Oracle on Oracle category in recognition of its solution innovation and a track record for delivering customer value, simplifying IT and providing cost savings. In particular, the award highlights Capgemini’s work on an IT transformation project with Azkar, a Spanish leading company in transportation and distribution logistics. As part of the project, Capgemini provides a range of services including hardware, software, administration, and monitoring.
Francisco Bermudez, Senior Vice President and Leader of Infrastructure Services for Capgemini Spain said, “We are delighted to win this award, which is testament to our collaborative work with Oracle to help define the technology solutions needed to deliver simplification, cost reduction and above all IT transformation. It recognizes our close relationship with Oracle to work as a team to solve core customer issues.”
Andy Bailey, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances from Oracle said, “Capgemini have been credited with the award because of its outstanding level of innovation, deep knowledge and expertise in leveraging Oracle technology. Capgemini has demonstrated its relationship with us to help find quality customer solutions for systems and applications consolidation based on Oracle architecture.”
This is the first time that Capgemini has been recognized in this “Oracle on Oracle” category. In 2011 Capgemini won the global award as Oracle Applications Partner of the Year.
About Capgemini India
Capgemini in India is more than 37,000 people strong across 7 cities (Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Pune and Delhi). A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 43 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries. Please visit www.in.capgemini.com for more details.
With around 120,000 people in 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world’s foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2011 global revenues of EUR 9.7 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience TM, and draws on Right shore ®, its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com
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