New Delhi, India, April 24, 2014: NIIT Technologies Ltd., a leading global IT solutions organization and MorrisCommunications have won the Outsourcing Excellence Award in the Best Managed Services category by Outsourcing Center, the leading resource of outsourcing best practices. The award recognizes NIIT Technologies’ strategic partnership with Morris Communications to provide integrated IT and BPO services.
The awards, presented in 12 categories were judged by an independent panel of industry experts who evaluated numerous worldwide entries through a rigorous selection process. The award was presented to NIIT Technologies and Morris Communications at the 18th Annual Outsourcing Excellence Awards event.
Lalit Dhingra, President of NIIT Technologies in the Americas, said, “We’re pleased to receive this recognition from Outsourcing Center. This award is a testament to our synergy with Morris Communications and our consistent track record of delivering outstanding value to our clients. Our success is a result of our deep domain expertise in technology and industry knowledge. We have ambitious plans to take this strategic partnership and learnings to other media companies that need technological transformation.”
Steve Stone, Senior Vice President/CFO of Newspapers and Shared Services at Morris Communications says that “When Morris first decided to outsource we wanted to find a partner who could help us commercialize our organization and reduce our costs. In just over three years, our joint venture with NIIT Technologies has optimized our processes and cut our costs by over 15 percent, achieving exactly what we set out to do.”
NIIT Technologies entered into a strategic partnership with Morris Communications in 2011 and has the controlling interest in the joint venture. Under the terms of the agreement of joint venture Morris transferred its key assets including IT infrastructure, people and application landscape to NIIT Technologies.