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Microland Announces Appointment of Rakesh Bhardwaj as Chief Delivery Officer

BANGALORE, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Microland Limited, India's leading provider of IT Infrastructure Management Services, announced today the appointment of Rakesh Bhardwaj as the Chief Delivery Officer of Microland with the global responsibility of delivering Microland's services to its worldwide customers.

Rakesh joins Microland from GE and brings with him two decades of rich experience across several industry sectors - financial services, aviation, locomotives and healthcare, in operational as well as strategic roles.

Prior to joining Microland, Rakesh has spent 18 years at GE, where he held leadership positions in operations, IT and finance. His prior responsibilities in GE included being the CIO of GE Healthcare India, CIO of GE Transportation India and Director GDC Operations as well as E-business leader at GE Corporate. His last assignment was Director Enterprise Business where he led a commercial team for overall South Asia GE Healthcare business.

Speaking on his appointment, Pradeep Kar, Chairman & Managing Director of Microland said, "Rakesh brings with him global experience of setting up delivery centers, managing transnational workforces and running global operations with focus on quality, process and automation. His experience with GE will help us deliver enhanced value to our customers."

Speaking on his appointment as Chief Delivery Officer, Rakesh said, "I believe that remote infrastructure management is a strongly emerging IT services category that will accelerate as companies recognise the tremendous benefits and ROI that is attainable. Microland is very well positioned in that market and I look forward to the opportunity to accelerate Microland's growth in these exciting times."

About Microland:

Microland is India's leading specialist IT infrastructure, virtualisation and cloud services provider with a global footprint. Microland's services address the complete IT Infrastructure needs of an organisation through the SmartFutureTM offering which includes cloud computing, collaboration, virtualisation, and mobility services and the SmartNowTM offering which includes infrastructure management services and IT modernisation services. Through a unique IP built into its service delivery platform, Microland leverages analytics, automation and assurance to deliver reduced TCO, greater IT-Business Alignment and higher performance for customers.

The recent awards won by Microland are - rated amongst the Top 10 Infrastructure Management Providers by Global Services in 2012; the Best Infrastructure Partner (India) for the 8th time by Microsoft since 2005; ranked 8th and 2nd amongst The Top 20 Remote Infrastructure Management vendors and for Data Centre Management capabilities respectively by the Black Book of Outsourcing.

Microland is headquartered in Bangalore and employs over 2,500+ professionals worldwide. Microland provides a proven and reliable alternative to global customers in managing their enterprise IT infrastructure. For more information, please visit www.microland.com.

Microland®, SmartFuture™, SmartNow™are trademarks of Microland Limited. All rights reserved.

Primary Media Contact: Pradeep Menon, pradeepbm@microland.com, 91-80-39180000

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