Infosys 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. As part of the program, Infosys will be able to deploy technical expertise from IBM to support clients in their move to IBM public cloud.
It will also offer its clients access to Red Hat's portfolio of open source offerings on the IBM public cloud. This will provide enterprises a greater level of scale, resources and capabilities to accelerate the impact of their cloud-driven digital transformation.
IBM, meanwhile, will work with Infosys and its clients to speed efforts such as proof of concepts, running cloud pilots, staffing client innovation centers and other mechanisms designed to deliver value quickly and securely.
Infosys employees from the cloud practice will participate in training and become certified on IBM public cloud; they will also implement solutions on the financial services-ready public cloud to help clients address their need for regulatory compliance, security and resiliency.
Finally, Infosys will offer its clients services around IBM's cloud native and open technologies, such as AI, blockchain, analytics and more.
With its security leadership, enterprise-grade capabilities and support for open source technologies, the IBM public cloud is designed to extend the hybrid cloud strategies for complex enterprise workloads.
Infosys will help clients migrate, modernize and transform workloads and solutions on IBM public cloud including application modernization (VMware Cloud Infrastructure and Red Hat OpenShift), mainframe modernization on public cloud, SAP HANA running on IBM Power Systems technology, IBM QRadar security analytics, e-commerce and an assortment of Infosys-led Industry Solutions.