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  • Started as the technology arm of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation.
  • Began adding third-party clients and servicing top companies across industry segments.
  • Became first IT company with a strong India base to be listed on NASDAQ.
  • Became the first company to be assessed enterprise-wide against mature industry-process certifications, such as P-CMM 5, BS 7799, SEI-CMMi Level 5.
  • Acknowledged as a leading provider of IT services by industry analysts such as Gartner, Forrester, AMR and IDC. Added to the NASDAQ 100 Index.
  • Reaches $1B revenue mark in 12 years. Fastest global IT services provider to achieve this feat.
  • Acquired MarketRx, Inc, a leading provider of analytics and related software services to global life sciences companies. Revenues top $2 billion.
  • Enters Fortune 1000 and formally inaugurates near shore delivery centers in Argentina and Hungary.
  • Joined Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies’ list.
  • Joins Fortune 500 at #484.
  • Announces 2012 revenue of $7.35 Billion. A growth rate of 20% year over year.
  • 1994 - 2000
  • 2001 - 2007
  • 2008 - 2013


Our passion, innovation and thought leadership is consistently recognized by our customers and independent sources. Read more about some of our successes.

Global Rank of 50
We Take Corporate Responsibility Seriously
Cognizant ranks 13th on Newsweek's 2012 list of greenest U.S. companies, ranks 50th for global companies.
Top Technology Innovator

Recognized as an Innovator
Cognizant makes the InformationWeek 500 list of top technology innovators across America for the 3rd consecutive year.
First to achieve
Cognizant on the Forbes Fast Tech 25 List for a Record Eleventh Consecutive Year
In the 2013 Forbes ranking of America's 25 fastest growing technology companies, Cognizant ranks 12th.
Demonstrated leadership
2013 Informatica Innovation Award Winner
The award recognizes Cognizant’s leadership in Test Data Management/Data Masking solutions to drive business results.