September 27, 2011

Syntel Enhances BI and Analytics Offerings With QlikView Business Discovery Platform

TROY, Mich., Sept. 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global Information Technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, today announced it has signed a business consulting and systems integration partnership with QlikTech, a leader in Business Discovery — user-driven Business Intelligence (BI).  

Syntel will now offer QlikTech's software platform, QlikView, as part of its existing suite of BI and analytics offerings. These solutions will not only empower clients to make faster, smarter business decisions, but will also provide more control and better predictability over their projects and operations.

QlikTech pioneered the in-memory, associative search and analytics technology that has been at the forefront of more advanced dashboards, reporting and mobile BI applications. This powerful technology platform also facilitates visualization of data in a simple, intuitive user interface to interactively explore and analyze information.

"Our business consulting and system integration partners clearly view QlikView's Business Discovery solutions as strategic to their business," said Peter McQuade, QlikTech's VP of Global Alliances. "QlikView will make a strong addition to Syntel's portfolio of BI and Analytics services, and will enable Syntel's clients to consolidate and streamline their enterprise reporting with a cost effective, multi-platform solution." 

Syntel currently provides a suite of services that span the entire Business Intelligence and Analytics lifecycle, including assessment and evaluation, data warehouse architecture and implementation, enterprise data management, maintenance and support, as well as upgrade and migration.

"It's no secret that today's businesses run on data, and partnering with QlikView will provide our clients with a powerful tool to rationalize their enterprise reporting activities," said Syntel CEO and President Prashant Ranade.

"For more than 30 years, flexibility and innovation has been the hallmark of Syntel, and we are proud to offer this unique solution that will enable our clients to leverage their enterprise data to uncover new business insights and build competitive advantage."

For more information about Syntel's Analytics service offerings, visit www.syntelinc.com/analytics/.

About Syntel

Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) solutions spanning the entire lifecycle of business and information systems and processes. The Company is driven by its mission to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing the passion, talent and innovation of Syntel employees worldwide. Syntel leverages dedicated Centers of Excellence, a flexible Global Delivery Model, and a strong track record of building collaborative client partnerships to create sustainable business advantage for Global 2000 organizations. Syntel is assessed at SEI CMMi Level 5, and is ISO 27001 and ISO 9001:2008 certified. As of June 30, 2011, Syntel employed more than 18,000 people worldwide. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.

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This news release includes forward-looking statements, including those with respect to the future level of business for Syntel, Inc. These statements are necessarily subject to risk and uncertainty. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in these forward-looking statements as a result of certain risk factors set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, or from other factors not currently anticipated.

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CONTACT: North America/Europe:

         Jon Luebke

         Syntel

         248/619-3503

         jon_luebke@syntelinc.com

         AsiaPac:

         Suruchi Sharma

         Syntel

         +91 9833691415

         suruchi_sharma@syntelinc.com


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