SAN FRANCISCO, October 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Oracle today presented Infosys with the Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year - North America in both the Financial Management and Human Capital Management categories. It also recognized Ricoh, an Infosys Business Partner, for an Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-Enterprise Innovation.
Oracle Excellence Award: Eco-Enterprise Innovation recognizes customers for reducing their environmental footprints while reducing costs using Oracle products. Working with Infosys and using Oracle's ERP and CRM platform and underlying technology, Ricoh Europe eliminated approximately 1,400 servers as part of its transformation, shrinking its carbon footprint by 85 percent. Ricoh's carbon dioxidereduction of 19,000 tons is equivalent to taking 106 cars off the road.
"We wanted the most secure infrastructure without increasing our carbon emissions," said Ian Winham, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Ricoh Europe. "Infosys helped us achieve these goals. Like Infosys, we firmly believe that sustainability, innovation and profitability sit together at the core of our company."The Oracle Excellence Awards for Specialized Partner of the Year - North America encourages innovation by Oracle Partner Network members that use the company's products and technology to create value for customers and generate new business. "Oracle and Infosys are strategic partners that help clients like Ricoh transform their businesses," said Ravi Kumar S., Vice President and Global Head of the Oracle practice at Infosys. "These awards show just how hard we work to help our clients build tomorrow's enterprises." Infosys also received awards in both the Financial Management and Human Capital Management categories. These awards reflect the success that Infosys has had at adopting the Oracle PartnerNetwork's Specialized approach, a formal review process implemented by Oracle to acknowledge capabilities in key areas.