SyntBots Automation Platform Recognized (Twice) as a Top Performer

TROY, Mich., Dec. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global provider of digital transformation, information technology and knowledge process services, today announced that the Company's SyntBots® next-generation automation platform is receiving high praise from IT media and industry analysts.

SyntBots was selected by CRN Magazine as its #1 "Coolest Managed Services Offerings Of 2015." In addition, noted IT analyst firm HfS Research has ranked Syntel in the inaugural "HfS Autonomics Premier League," debuting as the #7 global autonomics service provider.

SyntBots is a next-generation platform that automates repetitive manual processes across IT operations, DevOps and business processes. The platform has delivered a 70% reduction in downtime and up to a 30% reduction in "run the business" costs. SyntBots also powers enterprise digital transformation initiatives by freeing up critical staff and delivering the integrated processes, improved quality and increased agility necessary to change the business.

In addition to adding Syntel and its SyntBots platform to its Premier League rankings, in October, HfS Research published a research report that highlighted Syntel's strategic investment in Intelligent Automation.

In that report, HfS stated SyntBots "provides a critical differentiation to many of its peers and is underpinned by a vertical jumpstart library to accelerate deployments for specific vertical use cases."

According to Syntel CEO and President, Nitin Rakesh, "Intelligent Automation is an important strategic investment for today's enterprises, he said. "It provides the agility, availability and efficiency that enterprises need to stay relevant in the two-speed world."

"This recent recognition of SyntBots substantiates Syntel's vision, understanding and delivery of a proven solution to transform IT and process operations across the enterprise technology stack," added Rakesh.

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:

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