MindTree Expands Middle East Operations

Released on: February 4, 2008, 2:33 am

Press Release Author: Nirmala D\'souza/OAK Consulting

Industry: Software

Press Release Summary: Opens new office in Dubai Airport Free Zone to strengthen its
Middle East presence and serve its regional customers better

Press Release Body: Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 4, 2008: MindTree
Consulting Ltd., a global IT and R&D Services Company, today announced its expansion
plans in the Middle East region with the opening of its office in Dubai Airport Free
Zone (DAFZA). The new office will help the company further strengthen its presence
in the Middle East as well as serve its regional customers better by offering more
local support.

"The Middle East is growing at a rapid pace with a high demand for IT services in
the region. Dubai, being centrally located, acts as the gateway between the East and
West and hence it is an ideal location for our new office," said MindTree Consulting
Regional Director and head of Middle East operations Arif Irfanullah. "MindTree has
been highly successful in this region and we plan to continue to invest and expand
to meet client demand. We already serve customers such as Emirates, Dubai World,
Dubai Customs, and Qatar Petroleum, to name a few."

"We have chosen Dubai Airport Free Zone as our base in the Middle East as it
provides the best business-environment coupled with state-of-the art facilities,
including the most advanced online services, which are crucial to our growth in the
region," added Mr Irfanullah.

"We are happy that MindTree Consulting has chosen Dubai Airport Free Zone for their
Middle East office," said Dr. Mohammed Al Zarouni, Director General, DAFZA. "We
wholeheartedly welcome them and commit to lend them every possible support. Due to
the quality of services provided by us and the ease of setting up businesses, DAFZA
remains the top choice among the investors in Dubai. We look forward to associating
with partners like MindTree who are keen in making Dubai their port of entry into
the Middle East region."

MindTree provides end-to-end project execution onshore, offshore, or in a hybrid
delivery model it calls OneShore. It also sets up offshore development centers
(ODCs) to serve as an extension of the customer\'s development and engineering
organizations. The company has proven expertise in a wide range of domains including
Internet and Enabling Technologies, Data Warehousing/Business Intelligence, Supply
Chain Management (SCM), ERP, Product Engineering, Product Assurance and Testing,
Infrastructure Management, Technical Support, Mainframe and System i, Web Services
and Application Maintenance. MindTree provides its services with a focus on
industries such as manufacturing, travel and transportation, banking, financial
services, insurance and Hi-Tech.

"The Middle East is one of the fastest growing regions for MindTree. The opening of
the MindTree Middle East office in Dubai is a testimonial of our commitment to
better serve our customers in this region," said MindTree Consulting Chief Operating
Officer Subroto Bagchi. "As has been our practice, we will work closely with the
CIOs and IT decision makers in the region to understand the unique aspects of
technology adoption that organizations in the region face, and provide appropriate
solutions and services to them."

About MindTree Consulting

MindTree Consulting is a global IT and R&D Services Company co-headquartered in the
U.S. and India. With a passion for customer satisfaction, MindTree partners with
its clients to create a transparent, value-based relationship. Our domain experts
deliver business-enabling solutions by leveraging a consulting led, framework-based
and IP-driven approach. MindTree\'s IT Services business provides a range of
services to CIOs across a variety of industry segments. Our R&D Services business
works with Technology companies to help build innovative products by providing
Product Realization services.

MindTree was named among the Top 30 offshore service providers by the International
Association of Outsourcing Professionals and Fortune Magazine. Widely known for its
focus on human capital development, MindTree has been consistently rated as the most
admired employer by several industry surveys, including Hewitt Associates and
Mercer/TNS, and is also the winner of the MAKE Award for knowledge management.
MindTree has been selected as one of the Top 25 companies for good Corporate
Governance practices. MindTree is publicly listed in India. Please visit us at

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that
could cause our actual results to differ materially from those in such
forward-looking statements. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking
statement that may be made from time to time by us or on our behalf.

Web Site: http://www.mindtree.com

Contact Details: Nirmala D\'souza
OAK Consulting

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