Coforge Selects Black Watch Data as Partner

Strategic Partnership Brings Data Sustainability to the Banking & Financial Services Markets

Atlanta , April 11, 2012 – : Coforge, a leading global IT solutions organization, announced today that it has selected Black Watch Data, a strategic provider of expert methodologies and technologies in data governance and data management , as its strategic partner for Coforge’ banking industry vertical and business intelligence practice.

Ravi Nimmagadda, Senior Vice President of Coforge, said, "This partnership brings innovative business solutions, which address data governance, data sustainability and data management for our clients. Black Watch Data’s award winning solutions will help meet the needs of today’s banking and financial services industry.

Lalit Dhingra, President of Coforge, said, “We are delighted to work with Black Watch Data, and believe our partnership will also help to bring standardized solutions to other industry verticals.

Steve Strout, CEO of Black Watch, said, “We are excited to partner with Coforge, given their position as a leading IT services provider in the banking and finance service industry. We are proud that they selected our patent-pending methodologies and technologies to bring to market and look forward to working together

Under the terms of the agreement, Coforge will have the ability to resell and customize Black Watch Data’s Suite of Armour ™ products and services, as well as to bundle them into Coforge’ current industry specific solutions. The partnership will help clients the ability to achieve reference data management with better governance, measure and baseline data quality and sustainability, prepare for big data opportunities and improve their ability to meet multiple compliance requirements around the world.

About Coforge
Coforge is a leading IT solutions organization, servicing customers in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. It offers services in Application Development and Maintenance, Managed Services, IP Asset or Platform Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing to organizations in the Financial Services, Travel & Transportation, Manufacturing/Distribution, Healthcare and Government sectors. The Company adheres to major global benchmarks and standards, having secured the ISO 9001:2000 certifications and the ISO: 27001 Information Security Management accreditation. Coforge also follows global standards of development. It has been assessed at Level 5 of SEI CMMi version 1.2. Coforge Business Process Outsourcing conforms to the highest quality standards such as COPC and Six Sigma. Its data centre operations are assessed at the international ISO 20000 IT management standards.

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About Black Watch Data
Black Watch Data is a strategic provider of expert methodologies and technologies in data governance and data management to corporations and government organizations so that they may attain a competitive business advantage. Data is their business. Black Watch created this organization after spending decades working as CIO’s and CTO’s in large corporations and not finding a solution that really worked. So we created them. They focus all of their efforts on data. Black Watch is becoming a leading provider offering of purpose built data governance and data synchronization software, data migration and integration services, data cleansing and enrichment, strategic consulting and full-service data governance and data management implementation services. This combination affords theire clients a full range of services for any size enterprise data management project. These projects include mergers and acquisitions, systems implementations and roll-outs, systems (including ERP) consolidations, data quality, business intelligence, data governance, master data management and data warehouse.
Black Watch is also a charter member of the Data Governance Society and is a member of the board of directors.

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