Infosys to Open Digital Technology and Innovation Center in Germany for Automotive, Auto News, ET Auto
BENGALURU: Infosys on Tuesday announced the launch of its digital technology and automotive innovation center in Stuttgart, Germany. The new center brings together automotive and IT experts from across Germany in a space to share knowledge, skills and innovation, said the Bengaluru-headquartered IT services major in a statement.
As part of Infosys’ partnership with Daimler, automotive IT infrastructure experts based in Germany will move from Daimler AG to the new center.
“Encouraging sustainable growth within the German automotive sector, it will provide its customers with tools to meet the country’s growing demand for electric vehicles,” the statement said.
Infosys said it aims to create a gold standard for German auto and manufacturing companies to accelerate and standardize the adoption of the technology.
It will provide training and innovation labs and focus on industry transformation, including the infrastructure required to design future and advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation and electrification, according to the press release.
“With the new center, Infosys will support the German automotive leader, Daimler AG, strengthen its IT and data center infrastructure, and lead to a competitive advantage in line with its ambitions to standardize, consolidate, evolve and transform into ‘Net Zero’ with a seamless customer experience, ”the statement read.
Dr.-Ing Jorg Sommer, formerly Director of the Digital Foundation at Daimler, has been appointed CEO of the Digital Technology and Innovation Center in Stuttgart, which is a separate legal entity and officially called Infosys Automotive and Mobility GmbH & Co.KG.
The center promotes a multi-cloud and carbon neutral approach to IT infrastructure transformation, leveraging Infosys Cobalt, a combination of Infosys services, solutions and platforms that helps businesses accelerate their transition to the cloud, alongside other leading cloud providers, the company said.
Infosys CEO Salil Parekh said the center will offer a wide range of benefits to both Infosys and the German automotive industry.
“By bringing together tremendous skills and expertise across Germany, this center will support Daimler on its journey of multi-cloud and AI-based hybrid digital transformation towards scalability. It will also provide a cloud architecture model that other German manufacturers can emulate as they evolve. through a period of resilient IT transformation, ”he said.
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