Infosys Creates IBM Bluemix-powered Innovation Lab to Accelerate Creation of App Solutions

BANGALORE, Oct. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - IBM and Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced a collaboration in which Infosys will tap Bluemix, IBM's Cloud platform to rapidly prototype, develop and deploy the next generation of Cloud apps for its global client base.

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The collaboration includes the launch of Bluemix-powered Innovation Lab for co-creation of apps with clients; training of Infosys developers on Bluemix and cloud app development skills; as well as Infosys' adoption of Bluemix dedicated to leverage its vast library of cognitive computing and analytics solutions and other services to build client apps.

Srikantan Moorthy, Head of Application Development and Maintenance, Infosys, said, "Digital transformation is unleashing the power of smarter processes for our clients. Our goal is to bring these advanced technologies to clients' application landscape in the most rapid and collaborative way possible. Infosys will also incorporate Bluemix-related curriculum into its on-boarding and training process."

Steve Robinson, General Manager, IBM Cloud, said, "Today a massive digital transformation is underway unpinned by the disruptive forces of cognitive computing, analytics and IoT all delivered through the cloud. Through Bluemix, developers can accelerate the deployment of these next-generation apps that leverage the most innovative advancements in technology. This collaboration with Infosys will further advance our joint clients journey and the adoption of Bluemix."

Powered by Bluemix, the Infosys Innovation Lab will function as a place to innovate and co-create apps with a broad range of global clients. Staffed with a dedicated team of designers, extreme agile specialists, and industry and technology architects, the Lab is designed to rapidly deliver app prototypes. IBM launched Bluemix with a US$ 1 billion investment in 2014, that matured quickly to become the largest Cloud Foundry deployments in the world, and providing a developer-friendly catalog of over 120 tools and software-services, combining the most prominent open-source, IBM and third-party technologies.

About Infosys 

Infosys is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. We enable clients, in more than 50 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.

Visit http://www.infosys.com to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with US$ 8.7 billion in annual revenues and 187,000+ employees, is helping enterprises renew themselves while also creating new avenues to generate value.

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SOURCE Infosys


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