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Syntel Expands Mobile Application Capabilities With Pyxis Mobile

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Syntel Expands Mobile Application Capabilities With Pyxis Mobile05:00 EST Wednesday, November 09, 2011TROY, Mich., Nov. 9, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global Information Technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, today announced it has signed an implementation partnership with Pyxis Mobile, provider of the only cross-device mobile application development platform designed to meet keep pace with today's fast-paced mobile technology environment. The partnership will enable Syntel to leverage the unique Pyxis Mobile platform to provide greater flexibility, speed and interoperability in the mobile applications it develops and delivers for devices including iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, and Android smartphones and tablets. "More and more Syntel clients are seeking robust, secure, full-featured mobile solutions, not just to reach customers, but also to enable their enterprises to work smarter and with greater flexibility," said Syntel CEO and President, Prashant Ranade. "By partnering with Pyxis Mobile, Syntel is able to extend our clients' enterprises by quickly rolling out new consumer and business applications to a wide variety of mobile devices, without the time consuming and costly step of creating new code for each platform." "We are very excited to have Syntel on board as a Pyxis Mobile implementation partner so that they can begin delivering our comprehensive mobility solutions to their customers," said Steven Levy, Chief Executive Officer of Pyxis Mobile. "Syntel has been providing business value through innovative technology solutions for more than three decades, and by working together, Pyxis Mobile and Syntel can bring a new level of value to today's businesses and consumers." Syntel's current suite of mobility solutions includes mobile strategy consulting, application development and porting, usability, mobile security, mobile business intelligence and mobile testing and support for the banking, insurance, healthcare, retail, logistics and telecom industries.About Pyxis Mobile Pyxis Mobile provides the only mobile application platform designed for today's constantly changing needs. Using Pyxis Mobile's innovative platform software, companies are able to build rich native client applications that run on the most widely used smart devices including BlackBerry, iPhone, iPad, Android, and Android tablets. The Pyxis Mobile platform allows non-developers to create rich, complex mobile apps without coding, dramatically reducing the time it takes customers to build and deploy mobile applications. The platform enables customers to update applications quickly and easily (no code recompilation or redeployment is required), integrate with unlimited data sources using a plug-in-based architecture, and implement enterprise-grade security. With pricing that is transparent and scales with your mobility needs, Pyxis Mobile is able to mobilize companies of all sizes across industry verticals. For over 10 years, Pyxis Mobile has powered mobile initiatives for customers around the globe, including companies such as Halliburton, Deloitte, Thomson Reuters and Audi. For more information, contact Pyxis Mobile at (781) 997-0300 or visit www.pyxismobile.com.About Syntel Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information systems and processes. The Company is driven by its mission to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified. As of September 30, 2011, Syntel employed more than 18,000 people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.Safe Harbor Provision This news release includes forward-looking statements, including those with respect to the future level of business for Syntel, Inc. These statements are necessarily subject to risk and uncertainty. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, or from other factors not currently anticipated.CONTACT: North America/Europe: Jon Luebke Syntel 248/619-3503 jon_luebke@syntelinc.com AsiaPac: Suruchi Sharma Syntel +91 9833691415 suruchi_sharma@syntelinc.com