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Calsoft Labs Selected to Join the Elite “Azure Circle” Program

September 11, 2012

BANGALORE, India, September 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Calsoft Labs, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALTEN, the EUR1.07 billion European leader
in Engineering and Technology consulting, announced today that it has been selected by
Microsoft to join the prestigious Windows Azure Circle Program in recognition of its
technology expertise in Cloud Computing.

The “Azure Circle” is the highest level of Microsoft’s Cloud Accelerate Partner
program designed to validate the credentials of highly trained and tested partner
organizations. This is in recognition of Calsoft Labs’ continued focus, achievements and
services around the Windows Azure(TM) Platform.

With expertise across all three layers of the cloud stack (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
[http://www.calsoftlabs.com/software-product-engineering/saas-enablement.html ]), Calsoft
Labs’ Cloud Computing practice focuses on accelerating business transformation and
innovation for Enterprises, ISVs and OEMs by offering a complete portfolio of services,
viz. Cloud Strategy Consulting, Cloud Enablement, Enterprise Application Integration
[http://www.calsoftlabs.com/software-product-engineering/application-development-management.html ]
, Mobile enablement
[http://www.calsoftlabs.com/software-product-engineering/mobile-enablement.html ], Big Data
& Analytics
[http://www.calsoftlabs.com/software-product-engineering/business-intelligence-analytics.html ]
, and Cloud Operations support. Calsoft Labs has successfully delivered several
cloud-based applications and cloud-ready products for Education, Healthcare, Media &
Entertainment and Telecom Service Provider markets.

Calsoft Labs [http://www.calsoftlabs.com ] has a dedicated Azure Center of Excellence
that aims to help Enterprises and ISVs quickly build, deploy and manage applications
across Microsoft-managed datacenters. As a result of the Azure Circle empanelment, Calsoft
Labs will have access to additional Microsoft technical resources and support to deliver
faster, secure and cost effective cloud solutions to customers.

“The Azure Circle program enables partners with strong skills on Windows Azure to
provide customers the exclusive benefit of structured consulting engagements to build new
Azure based applications and migrate existing on-premises applications to the cloud. We
are very happy to welcome Calsoft Labs to this elite group of partners and look forward to
a strong engagement in the market together,” said Mr. Vikram Bhatia, Director – Windows
Azure at Microsoft.

Mr. Ramandeep Singh, CEO, Calsoft Labs said, “We are very excited to be part of the
prestigious Azure Circle program. We look forward to work closely with Microsoft to offer
best of breed Cloud consulting and Cloud migration services to our Indian and global

About Calsoft Labs

Calsoft Labs [http://www.calsoftlabs.com ] is the product design arm of the EUR 1.07
billion ALTEN Group. Calsoft Labs offers technology consulting and product engineering
services globally to equipment manufacturers (OEMs/ODMs), independent software vendors
(ISVs) and enterprises. Calsoft Labs operates state-of-the-art product design and
development centers at Bangalore, Chennai and Mysore in India, and Maynard, MA in USA;
with sales & support offices worldwide including North America, Europe and Asia.

For more information visit http://www.calsoftlabs.com.

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