2009 Winner Profile

Firstsource Solutions

Project Description:
As an outsourcing company headquartered in India, Firstsource used desktop and server virtualization to expand its operations to locations where IT systems have not been available. A central data center hosts more than 400 virtual servers and 1,000 virtual desktops. In all remote locations, users connect via secure thin clients. The company says the initiative has reduced power consumption by 40 percent and saved the company $200,000 per year in operational costs.
Project type:
Virtualization, Desktop, Social Responsibility
Business Functions:
Asset management/maintenance, IT operations
Business Goal:
Operational
CEO:
Ananda Mukerji, Managing Director & CEO
Headquarters:
Mumbai
Industry:
Business Services
Revenue (2008):
$322 million
Website:
www.firstsource.com
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