India’s top two IT services companies, Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys, could both post double-digit growth in the ongoing fiscal year, with the former moderating expectations after its first quarter results and the latter raising revenue guidance for the full year.
TCS’ platform strategy will likely result in more volatile growth, analysts said. “TCS’ and Infosys’ divergent commentary is a result of a number of issues,” said Peter Bendor-Samuel, CEO of IT consultancy Everest Research. “TCS’ deceleration is largely attributed to the large platform contracts which it signed last year. These create a lumpy dynamic, as the growth tails off after they have been ingested; it is quite possible that once this lumpy impact subsides, TCS will bounce back. This will clearly be a factor if they are able to add more large platform deals.”
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