Keane (company)

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IndustryIT consulting
Software Services
Application Outsourcing
Business Process Outsourcing
HeadquartersBoston, MA
Area served
Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Noida and Hyderabad
Key people
President and CEO John W. McCain
Employees = 12,500 in 12 countries[1][2][3]
ProductsApplication Services, Business Process Outsourcing, Infrastructure Services
ParentNTT Data

Keane NTT is a Boston-based Information Technology services unit of NTT Data Corporation, itself a subsidiary of the Japanese national phone company, NTT (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone) Group. It offers Application Services, as well as Infrastructure and Business Process Outsourcing solutions delivered through onsite, nearshore, and offshore resources.

It ranked 70 on the 2010 InformationWeek 500, a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S.[4] Keane was recognized for advancing the practice of application management outsourcing (AMO) with its DynAMOSM solution, and was listed as an industry finalist for the Consulting & Business Services category.


Keane was founded in 1965 in Boston, Massachusetts by John F. Keane. The company's initial focus was in the healthcare technology sector. The company grew to over 100 employees within ten years. By the 1990s Keane had become a publicly traded company and expanded into software engineering, application maintenance, program management and consulting services.[citation needed]

September 11, 2001 - One of the company's locations was the South Tower in New York City that collapsed because of the 9/11 terror attacks.

February 7, 2007 - Caritor acquired Keane, Inc. The combined entity retained the name of Keane. The corporate headquarters was relocated to San Francisco, CA and then to Boston, MA.[citation needed]

On January 3, 2011, it was announced that Keane had become a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Data Corporation of Japan.[5] and came to be known as Keane, an NTT Data Company [6] The company was at the time of its acquisition by NTT, approximately half-owned by.


Keane Care, Inc (part of the Healthcare Solutions Division of Keane, Inc) provides clinical and financial software information systems to the long-term care industry.[citation needed]

Kamco (Keane Australia Micropayment Consortium) is providing the myki ticketing system for Victoria, Australia's Public Transport System.[7] although the Myki roll-out has been suspended and is not available on V/Line Long Distance services.[8]

Figtree Systems is a provider of Claims & Risk Management software.[citation needed]

Kamco consortium[edit]

High level discussions between Keane CEO John McCain and the Government of Victoria were held in February 2010 about the Myki implementation, a project carried out by the Kamco consortium (comprising Ascom, ERG, Keane and Giesecke & Devrient Australasia) that was significantly delayed and over budget. During those discussions, Keane committed to dedicating additional resources and software experts to set the project back on track.[9]


Keane Foundation donated $1.67 million as funds for the establishment of the Institute for Global Work at the Boston University School of Management.[10]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About NTT DATA".
  2. ^ Press Release. “Keane Appoints Industry Veteran John W. McCain as President and CEO.” August 12, 2009. Retrieved on August 17, 2009.
  3. ^ Keane Asia Pacific website (cites number of countries Keane is located in)
  4. ^ "Press Releases".
  5. ^ NTT DATA Completes Acquisition of Keane International, Inc., January 3, 2011
  6. ^ "Press Releases".
  7. ^ "Transport" (PDF).
  8. ^ myki and VLine Archived 2013-01-20 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ Archived February 19, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ "NTT DATA Americas Home".

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