Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global consulting, technology and next-generation services firm, announced on Monday it has formed a global alliance with IBM (NYSE: IBM) in order to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation journey using the IBM public cloud.
According to Infosys, the collaboration will help enterprises, which include those in highly regulated industries such as financial services, insurance and healthcare, to transition, modernize and transform their enterprise workloads and applications by tapping into the security, open innovation and enterprise capabilities of the IBM public cloud.
Infosys also reported that through the partnership, it will also offer clients access to Red Hat’s portfolio of open source offerings on the IBM public cloud,which will provide enterprises a greater level of scale, resources and capabilities to accelerate the impact of their cloud-driven digital transformation. Bob Lord, Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications and Ecosystems, IBM, spoke about the collaboration by stating the following:
“As businesses today continue to migrate critical workloads to the public cloud, they are also demanding the highest levels of security and control to ensure their data is not compromised. To help clients achieve this balance, we are collaborating with Infosys to provide clients – including those in highly regulated industries – with a seamless path to the IBM public cloud, which was built with their specific needs in mind.”
Infosys added it will be the first Global System Integrator to join the new IBM Public Cloud Ecosystem, to help bring IBM public cloud services to clients via service providers.