Tata Consultancy Services Honored as 2013 SAP® Pinnacle Award Recipient

Frankfurt am Main and New York - 9 May 2013

Global Partner Awards Recognize Top SAP Partners for Delivering Outstanding Value to Customers in Partnership with SAP

In recognition of its strong partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP),Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, today announced it has received a 2013 SAP® Pinnacle award as the Run SAP Partner of the Year. SAP Pinnacle awards are presented annually to the top SAP partners that have excelled in developing and growing their partnership with SAP and driving customer success. Finalists and winners in 19 categories were based on field recommendations, customer feedback and performance indicators in the following four categories: co-innovation, market expansion, service delivery and sustainability.

"TCS is proud to be recognized as the Run SAP Partner of the Year," says Akhilesh Tiwari, global head, SAP Practice for TCS. "Our global teams of certified consultants are dedicated to helping ensure that our shared clients utilize SAP solutions to optimize business value, innovate, and drive operational efficiency. We view this award as confirmation of our dexterity in leading our clients through their implementation journey, as a true partner helping to drive their success."

TCS is a provider of solution implementation based on the Run SAP methodology. It has incorporated the methodology into its implementation standards, aligning with SAP's approach to application lifecycle management and utilizing SAP Solution Manager with its implementations. Run SAP provides best practices, content, services, training and tools for the set up and delivery of end-to-end solution operations.

The SAP Pinnacle awards showcase SAP's commitment to its partner ecosystem strategy, which delivers unmatched value to customers and enables SAP to reach its business goals. Award winners will be formally recognized at SAPPHIRE® NOW, SAP's international customer conference being held in Orlando, Florida.

"We congratulate TCS on its well-deserved receipt of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award and for its outstanding partnership with SAP," said Eric Duffaut, corporate officer and president, Global Ecosystem and Channels, SAP. "SAP is an innovative and fast-growth company. We put customer success at the center of everything we do. Our vibrant and expanding ecosystem of partners is critical to the company we are now and the company we want to become in the future. Together with our partners - who are co-innovating with us, reselling and implementing our solutions - we offer choice and deliver transformational value to our joint customers of all sizes. Partners like TCS are our force multipliers, and today, more than ever, they are essential to our customers' success."

TCS partners with SAP to help organizations operate with greater agility, collaborate with increased mobility around the world, and make profitable decisions faster. TCS delivers the expertise and experience that its clients need to enhance their SAP solutions, enabling leaner, smarter business.

As a recipient of a 2013 SAP Pinnacle award, TCS has been invited to participate in the SAP Leadership Forum at SAPPHIRE NOW. During the forum, winners will receive their 2013 SAP Pinnacle awards. The SAP Leadership Forum will bring together an exclusive group of executives from SAP's top customers, prospects and partner organizations, providing an opportunity to network and exchange business ideas.

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