Car manufacturer Daimler AG has entered into a multi-year agreement with Infosys that will see the consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions specialist manage its infrastructure services and data centres.
Infosys will also provide e-collaboration and middleware services, as well as overseeing Daimler AG's database operations.
This collaboration is said to lay the foundation for optimising data centre operations using secure cloud technologies. The service will be delivered out of Daimler's Enterprise Operations Office in Bangalore, India
Ruchir Budhwar, associate VP and head of automotive in Europe, Infosys: "Radically changing markets and customer demands are making manufacturers relook at their technology backbones to seek solutions that enable rapid response at manageable costs and without disruption.
"Such solutions allow companies to react quickly, at low cost and without downtime. Infosys will manage the day-to-day data center operations driven by a shared vision to innovate and transform these facilities. This engagement reflects our proven expertise in managing large infrastructure programs, reinforces our strategic focus on the automotive sector and significantly expands our growing presence in the German market."