Sunday, October 22, 2017


Infosys accelerates private cloud adoption with micro focus SUSE OpenStack solution



Infosys (NYSE: INFY) has today announced that it has launched a private cloud solution in collaboration with Micro Focus SUSE, open source software platform 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, said: “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, said: “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.”