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WNS's CIO Recognized for Industry Leadership; Receives Special Award for Innovation in IT Infrastructure for Storage Solutions by CIO Magazine

Monday, October 12, 2009

MUMBAI, INDIA, Oct 12, 2009 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global business process outsourcing (BPO) services, today announced it has been awarded both the CIO 100 Award 2009 and a special award for Innovation in IT Infrastructure for Storage Solutions by IDG's CIO magazine.

In its fourth year, the CIO 100 Awards honors the best IT leaders in the industry across a range of categories. The 2009 theme, "Ingenious Ones," recognizes the top 100 CIOs who have been successful despite tough economic conditions and instilled the highest degree of service delivery in their teams.

WNS was presented with the CIO 100 Storage Award on September 4, 2009 in recognition of outstanding initiatives in storage deployment, acknowledging organizations that deployed exemplary storage solutions which protect, optimize and leverage information. WNS was specifically recognized for IT infrastructure consolidation projects which virtualized and consolidated multiple domains and servers. This resulted in a significant reduction in operating expenses and the carbon footprint of its data centers.

"It is an honor to receive this award from CIO magazine for the second consecutive year," said Sanjay Jain, CIO, WNS Global Services. "WNS focuses on leveraging information technology in innovative ways to deliver long-term business value for our clients. This award recognizes our track record integrating technology with business processes to deliver transformation solutions to clients across industries."

Vijay Ramachandran, Editor-in-Chief of IDG India, added, "The Ingenious 100 honorees stand out because they have beaten the odds in challenging business climates. The CIOs leading these projects are smart, inventive and determined -- I congratulate them on their success."

About WNS
WNS is a leading global business process outsourcing company. Deep industry and business process knowledge, a partnership approach, comprehensive service offering and a proven track record enable WNS to deliver business value to some of the leading companies in the world. WNS is passionate about building a market-leading company valued by our clients, employees, business partners, investors and communities. For more information, visit

About CIO 100 Awards
CIO magazine has a long and proud tradition of honoring leading companies for business and technology leadership and innovations through its premiere award program -- CIO 100. Now in its 21st year in the USA, it is an acknowledged mark of enterprise IT excellence. It's a celebration of 100 organizations (and the people within them) that are using information technology in innovative ways to deliver business value, whether by creating competitive advantage, optimizing business processes, enabling growth or improving relationships with customers.

Hosted in countries such as Canada, Sweden, Australia, Singapore, Vietnam, Hungary and India, the CIO 100 Awards is a truly global recognition. It is an acknowledged mark of excellence in enterprise IT. According to a survey by PR Week magazine, CEOs named CIO 100 among the top 10 most influential corporate scorecards anywhere, compiled by any publication or organization.

For more information on the awards, please visit


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