Press Release

November 20, 2003

Bank One Honors Virtusa with the 2003 Diversity/Small Business Award

Bank One Honors Virtusa with the 2003 Diversity/Small Business Award

Global Software Development and IT Services Provider Recognized for Outstanding Performance, Superior Quality and Innovation

Westborough, Mass. - November 20, 2003 Bank One Corporation (NYSE: ONE) honored Virtusa Corporation ( with the 2003 Diversity/ Small Business Award at its annual Information Technology Supplier Award Ceremony held at Bank One Plaza in Chicago.

Bank One's Diversity/Small Business Award recognizes a small business for outstanding performance in demonstrating superior quality, partnership and innovation.

The winner must exhibit "best-in-class" performance against service level agreements; consistently engage in proactive monitoring for quality and customer service issues; and offer new solutions, approaches and designs that help Bank One stay competitive in the marketplace.

"Virtusa was the right choice because of their commitment to Bank One," said Jay Parsons of Bank One's Corporate Internet Group. "They came into the company, learned our business and put their knowledge to work day in and day out. Their strong work ethics, quality work product and unwavering budget discipline have earned them the 2003 Diversity/Small Business Award.

"We are honored that Bank One has recognized Virtusa for this award,"said Jim Moran, Virtusa's Chief Operating Officer. It further validates the global software development efficiencies and productivity improvements that more than 1800 Virtusa employees worldwide are delivering for Global 2000 companies each and every day.

About Bank One

Headquartered in Chicago, Bank One Corporation is the sixth-largest bank holding company in the United States, with assets of $290 billion. Bank One Corporation currently has more than 51 million credit cards issued, nearly seven million retail households, and over 20,000 middle market customers. It also manages $175.5 billion of client's investment assets. Bank One Corporation's common and preferred stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol ONE.


About Virtusa

Virtusa Corporation is a global provider of digital business strategy, digital engineering, and information technology (IT) services and solutions that help clients change, disrupt, and unlock new value through innovative engineering. Virtusa serves Global 2000 companies in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Communications, Media, Entertainment, Travel, Manufacturing, and Technology industries.

Virtusa helps clients grow their business with innovative products and services that create operational efficiency using digital labor, future-proof operational and IT platforms, and rationalization and modernization of IT applications infrastructure. This is achieved through a unique approach blending deep contextual expertise, empowered agile teams, and measurably better engineering to create holistic solutions that drive the business forward at unparalleled velocity enabled by a culture of cooperative disruption.

Virtusa is a registered trademark of Virtusa Corporation.  All other company and brand names may be trademarks or service marks of their respective holders.


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