Flextronics Earns a Spot on 2011 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America

September 14, 2011

MONARCH BEACH, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), today announced that it is among the InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology for the fourth consecutive year. The 2011 list was revealed last night at a gala awards ceremony at the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference taking place at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, CA.


"We are honored to have earned a spot in InformationWeek's list of top technology innovators across America," said David Smoley, CIO at Flextronics. "At Flextronics we are committed to continuous improvement in business processes and leveraging innovative technologies that create value for our customers and have a positive effect on the company's bottom line."

Flextronics is being recognized for its innovative use of creating, implementing and demonstrating Cloud solutions, such as streamlining a revolutionary intake process, eliminating data entry into multiple systems, and providing integrated, real-time reporting solutions that are fast, flexible and cost effective.

"For 23 years, the InformationWeek 500 has chronicled and honored the most innovative users of business technology," said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. "In this day and age; however, being innovative isn't enough. Companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever before to stay a step or two ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors. This year's ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators."

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation's most innovative users of information technology with its annual 500 listing and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of America's best-known companies. Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at: www.informationweek.com/iw500/.

About Flextronics

Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical, clean tech and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit http://www.flextronics.com/.

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