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Photon Infotech Announces Launch of the Windows 8 Development Practice
[August 24, 2012]

Photon Infotech Announces Launch of the Windows 8 Development Practice

NEW YORK, NY, Aug 24, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Photon Infotech, the largest global provider of Cloud-to-Consumer User Experiences today announced the launch of its Windows 8 and Windows Phone development practice.

With a leadership position in iOS and Android development expertise, the launch of the Windows 8 and Windows Phone practice enables Photon Infotech to offer true cross-platform and cross-channel expertise to its customers, who span over 22% of the Fortune 100. Within the largest pool of mobile trained engineers in the world (over 1500 engineers), Photon will build one of the largest Windows 8 and Windows Phone development practices globally, with a current team size of over 100 trained engineers. The company announced that it had over 10 active projects with its leading enterprise customers underway on the new Windows 8 platform, aimed at launching the apps in time for the Windows 8 rollout in Oct 2012.

"With the upcoming launch of Windows RT and the Surface products, Microsoft is arriving as a major force in the mobile space," said Srinivas Balasubramanian, Chief Executive Officer, Photon Infotech.

"We have launched a Windows 8 Development Practice alongside our IOS and Android practices. We are able to offer our customers a complete set of technology capabilities across all the major mobility platforms." "Whether through use of modern HTML5 responsive frameworks or native porting, Photon has the experience and insight to lead Windows 8 and Windows Phone development projects," said Mukund Balasubramanian, CTO of Photon Infotech. "We're the only company in the industry focused on C2C-UX, which enables us to deliver and grow so quickly on emerging platforms like the up and coming Windows 8 and Windows Phone." About Us Photon is the largest global provider of Cloud-to-Consumer User Experiences (C2C-UX).

Cloud-to-Consumer User Experiences (C2C-UX) are cross-platform, multichannel solutions that include mobile, social, web, kiosk, and in-store consumer touchpoints. Innovative global organizations use C2C-UX to create a sustainable competitive advantage that leverages the scale and cost efficiency of a Central IT cloud platform with the long tail of app developer and business channels that drive exponential user and revenue growth.

Photon is the largest provider of C2C-UX in market share with over 22% of the Fortune 100 served, largest in dedicated mobile engineers with over 1500 across US, India and Indonesia, and largest in consumer touchpoints with over 60 million. Photon is growing aggressively with sales growth (from March 2009 to today) of 65% year over year, profit growth over the same period at 81% and a Customer Base exceeding 700 customers.

The challenge of C2C-UX is in crossing the deep divide between the IT department's Enterprise Cloud technology and the Marketing department's potentially explosive mix of Global, Mobile, Social, Local, and Viral creative designs. Photon bridges this gap by bringing the creative design capabilities of an agency but with a scalable Global IT services capability. As the leading company in this emerging space, Photon is uniquely able to guide its customers from ideation to deployment and beyond. Photon has offices in the US, India, Indonesia, and the Netherlands. For more information, visit Contact: Email Contact +1 408 404 3301 SOURCE: Photon Infotech id=A95B743E3D9DBF9A

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