Infosys, a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, has been named the “Microsoft 2019 Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year”, for excellence demonstrated in innovation, implementation of Microsoft technologies-based solutions and delivery quality. The company also shared details on its continued efforts to offer clients digital solutions on Microsoft technologies.
The company has entered into a collaboration with Microsoft (microsoft.com) and JCI to deliver smart buildings and spaces solutions (SB&S) that will accelerate the convergence of physical and digital infrastructure. These solutions will benefit from the latest technologies to improve the entire lifecycle of building construction and operations, and the user experiences of those that manage and work in buildings.
With its comprehensive approach to developing smart buildings and spaces, Johnson Controls brings technology and solutions to create value for its customers by working with partners like Infosys and supported with platforms like Microsoft Azure. In addition to providing building solutions specific to a number of vertical markets by optimizing energy and water consumption as well as improving space utilization Johnson Controls delivers significant improvements to help customers achieve their goals. And with Infosys serving as the end-to-end integrator of smart space solutions, the partnership will create an ecosystem that fosters scale and speed globally and a desire to change the work space by providing buildings that are safe, efficient and sustainable.
“Our partnership with Infosys using Microsoft platforms gives customers the power to make faster, intelligent data-driven decisions to run its buildings more safely, efficiently and sustainably, and will increase productivity of their occupants,” said George Oliver, Chairman and CEO Johnson Controls. “Johnson Controls is transforming traditional building systems with services that merge the physical and digital worlds. We are showcasing how the cloud and AI can tap into data from physical spaces to drive better engagement with occupants and achieve new levels of efficiency and sustainability.”
Infosys and Microsoft are strengthening their joint go-to-market relationship with industry solutions focusing on areas of Cybersecurity, Enterprise applications on Azure, Microsoft Business Applications and Data Analytics. In collaboration with Microsoft, Infosys has:
• Established the first ever Microsoft Cloud Business Unit (MCBU) amongst global SI players;
• Been recognized as a Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Services Provider (MSP);
• Formed the Global Azure Migration Factory, providing “AI Ready” enterprises with application assessment, migration, and transformation programs;
• Built Data Estate Modernization offerings;
• Launched several industry solutions, such as Smart Buildings and Spaces.
To deliver secure and sentinel experiences to customers, Infosys has created a Cybersecurity practice that will deliver scalable and futuristic solutions leveraging Microsoft technologies. The companies are also collaborating for SAP on Azure solutions across multiple industries such as life sciences, retail, consumer products and automotive suppliers.
Infosys was also recognized as the 2019 MSUS Partner Award winner for Intelligent Cloud Data Analytics is a testament to the work Infosys is driving in the Data Analytics space.
“Infosys and Microsoft have been strategic partners for several years, and have been helping clients navigate their digital journey,” said Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys. “Being recognized with Microsoft’s 2019 Global Alliance SI Partner of the Year award is a defining moment in the Microsoft-Infosys relationship. Our new investments in smart buildings, cyber security, industry solutions for SAP on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft business applications opens new vistas for us to drive enterprise’s digital transformation. Through our partnership with JCI benefitting from Microsoft technologies we will focus on enabling enterprises to build and run smart spaces and buildings and provide safe, efficient and sustainable workspaces.”
Judson Althoff, Executive Vice President of Microsoft’s Worldwide Commercial Business, said,“We are pleased to be working with Infosys and Johnson Controls to bring strong digital expertise, deep industry focus and a suite of offerings across Microsoft Azure, Data & AI, Digital IoT, and Business Applications, applying them to the growing market for smart buildings and spaces in the Modern Workplace. Infosys has experience with Microsoft technologies and is committed to providing compelling business value for mutual customers. That is why we look forward to deepening our collaboration as Infosys deploys its Innov8 solutions that deliver SAP on Azure for the Intelligent Enterprise.”
Infosys (infosys.com) is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
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