Infosys signs MoU with Japanese firm

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Bangalore, Feb 19 (UNI) Eyeing non-US markets following the recent turbulence in the world's largest economy, India's second largest software exporter Infosys Technologies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan's Nihon Unisys for a marketing alliance.

According to a release here today, the companies would leverage Infosys' global delivery model to market software solutions, product development and maintenance contracts.

At present, the Japan market was dominated by Japanese IT majors like NTT Data, Fujitsu Ltd and NEC Corp.

This alliance followed Infosys' partnership with Nihon Unisys, struck in June 2007 to execute large-scale system upgrades of Oracle E-Business suite for Nihon Unisys' customers, the release said.

The deal would help Infosys to secure bigger contracts and expand its Japanese market share. For Nihon Unisys, it would fetch bigger global opportunities.

Infosys was keen to double its revenue from Japan by 2010.

The alliance would bring together Nihon Unisys' experience in the Japanese market and Infosys' global delivery model and experience in open systems to deliver high-quality, high-value solutions, the release added.

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