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Syntel Named in Gartner Hype Cycle for Application Services

TROY, Mich., Aug. 20, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2000 companies, today announced that it has been identified as a sample vendor in the Gartner "Hype Cycle for Application Services, 2015" report.

Syntel was named in the Application Modernization Services category, which Gartner defines as "activities offered by service providers to preserve and extend the useful life of enterprise applications and to modify underlying infrastructure to achieve desired IT or business outcomes."

Syntel's suite of end-to-end application modernization solutions includes modernization consulting, re-architecture, application re-engineering, transcoding, replication, UI modernization and ecosystem migration services. Syntel's approach to legacy migration focuses on enabling clients to embrace the digital paradigm by combining the power of existing legacy investments with the next generation of digital development capabilities.

Syntel's modernization services are driven by the Exit Legacy portal, a cloud-based modernization platform that provides a complete suite of tools, accelerators and reporting capabilities to enable a fast, low-risk, automated transition from Legacy to modern technologies.

Developed by Syntel based on its experience with complex migration projects, Exit Legacy provides complete lifecycle support for analysis and migration projects and delivers migrations as much as 30% faster, and an estimated 35% cost reduction over traditional migration techniques.

Syntel was also named by Gartner in the Application Testing Services category, which, according to the report, "is a comprehensive term used to capture all types of validation and verification services for the purposes of application quality control and quality assurance."

Syntel's approach to application testing services is driven by SyntBotsTM, a next-generation automation platform. SyntBots can automate infrastructure, application and UI elements across a variety of platforms, including Mainframe, web, desktop, virtualized servers, network, storage, cloud and mobile.

One of the key features of the platform is SyntBots for DevOps, an end-to-end continuous delivery solution that manages application services from environment provisioning through application validation and deployment, enabling clients to adopt Agile testing techniques that are well suited to digital initiatives.

SyntBots for DevOps includes several innovative test automation features, including a test design accelerator, automated code reviews, a "Shift Left" framework for Quality Assurance, and a suite of accelerators for automated functional, regression and UAT testing. The result is a reduction in defects, higher code quality, reduced cost of ownership, and a significant improvement in "first time right."

Syntel leverages the SyntBots automation platform to deliver "always on" service for change the business initiatives and run the business operations, enabling clients to execute transformation programs while reducing cost.

More information about SyntBots can be found at http://www.syntelinc.com/syntbots.

To learn more about Exit Legacy and Syntel's modernization solutions, visit http://www.syntelinc.com/technology-services/legacy-modernization.

Source: Gartner, Inc.: Hype Cycle for Application Services, 2015 by Frances Karamouzis, 16 July 2015.

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About Syntel

Syntel (Nasdaq:SYNT) is a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services to Global 2000 companies. Syntel's mission is to create new opportunities for clients by harnessing our passion, talent and innovation. We combine technology expertise, industry knowledge and a global delivery model to drive business value creation. Syntel's "Customer for Life" philosophy drives our relentless focus to build long-term, collaborative client partnerships. To learn more, visit us at: www.syntelinc.com.

CONTACT: Syntel (North America/Europe): Jon Luebke, (248) 619-3503 jon_luebke@syntelinc.com Syntel (Asia/Pacific): Sikta Samantaray, +91 9167512186 sikta_samantaray@syntelinc.com

Source:Syntel, Inc.