BENGALURU, September 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced that it has launched a private cloud solution in collaboration with Micro Focus SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, providing software-defined data center infrastructure and application delivery solutions.
This solution will help businesses significantly accelerate their digital transformation journey by being hardware agnostic, enabling faster time to market through rapid adoption, providing faster delivery of services, and greater infrastructure agility and control.
Infosys and Micro Focus SUSE have jointly invested in a center of excellence to develop validated reference architectures, accelerators and factory-based migration solutions which will help customers in rapid adoption of private cloud built on SUSE OpenStack. This partnership aims at strengthening Infosys' association with Micro Focus SUSE and positions Infosys as a strategic Global Platinum partner, backed by over 500 architects and consultants having data center transformation and migration capabilities.
SUSE OpenStack Cloud is an automated cloud computing platform that enables organizations to innovate, rapidly deploy and manage cloud architecture. With this association, Infosys will be able to further strengthen its presence in Europe and generate new businesses and insights.
Ravi Kumar, President and Deputy Chief Operating Officer, Infosys
"This new solution will empower Infosys' clients with extreme automation backed by best-in-class professional services, which will not only provide enhanced agility but also create newer experiences. Organisations will be able to invest much more in digital transformation by reducing cost of services through open source adoption. We believe that this collaboration will impact businesses positively and help them propel their digital strategy especially in sectors such as financial services, life sciences, retail, manufacturing, energy and utilities."
Ronald de Jong, Micro Focus SUSE, President of Sales
"Together Infosys and Micro Focus SUSE can help customers attain cost efficiency through leading-edge development of open source technology while transitioning their data centers to the next generation of software-defined infrastructure. System integrators like Infosys are critical in bridging legacy IT with emerging cloud-native technologies using SUSE OpenStack Cloud."
About Micro Focus SUSE
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT, Security and Risk Management, and Predictive Analytics. SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, provides reliable, software-defined infrastructure and application delivery solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. More than 20 years of engineering excellence, exceptional service and an unrivaled partner ecosystem power the products and support that help SUSE's customers manage complexity, reduce cost, and confidently deliver mission-critical services.
For more information visit http://www.microfocus.com
Infosys is a global leader in technology services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, we help our clients find the right problems to solve, and to solve these effectively. Our team of 198,000+ innovators, across the globe, is differentiated by the imagination, knowledge and experience, across industries and technologies that we bring to every project we undertake.
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