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Persistent Systems Attains ISO 13485:2003 Certification, the International Quality Management Systems Standard for Medical Device Software



10/9/2013 10:37:32 AM

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SANTA CLARA, CA and PUNE, INDIA--(Marketwired - October 09, 2013) -

Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT), the global leader in software product and technology services today announced it has been successfully certified according to ISO 13485:2003, the international standard for quality management systems for medical devices. The certification bestows official recognition on the company for its quality management system governing software product design, development, testing, enhancement and support for Medical Device Software.

Persistent Systems was awarded certification by DNV, one of the world's leading certification bodies/registrars offering the latest in management systems certification services.

"ISO 13485:2003 certification reinforces our commitment to deliver added value in a systematic and predictable manner to our customers in the medical device software market," said Haresh Amre, Global Head - Quality, Persistent Systems. "This certification sets the stage for Persistent Systems to expand its Medical Device Software and related service offerings."

"Persistent has made a significant investment in the quality systems required to develop and manufacture medical devices, and ISO 13485:2003 represents one of these key investments," said Peter Boler, Senior Vice-President, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Persistent Systems. "Obtaining certifications like this allows us to better understand the challenges our customers face and provide them with innovative solutions that are in full compliance with their requirements and those of global regulators."

Additional Persistent Systems ISO certifications include ISO 9001:2008: Quality Management System; ISO 27001:2005; Information Security Management System, ISO 14001:2004; Environment Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007; Occupational Health and Safety Management System.

About ISO 13485:2003
ISO 13485: 2003 is an international standard, globally recognized for establishing quality management systems that consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements for safe and effective medical devices. ISO 13485 is based on quality management principles that have been proven to enhance organization performance. These principals relate to customer focus, management, internal processes and external relationships.

About Persistent Systems
Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT) is a global company specializing in software product and technology services. For over two decades, Persistent has consistently been selected as the trusted innovation partner for the world's largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering start-ups. Persistent has a global team of more than 7,000 employees worldwide including offices and delivery centers in North America, Europe, and Asia. Persistent develops best-in-class solutions in key next-generation technology areas including Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobility and Social, for the telecommunications, life sciences, healthcare, and banking & financial services verticals. For more information, please visit: http://www.persistentsys.com.

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Persistent Systems Ltd.
Tel: 91 83083 39400
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