MELBOURNE, Australia, September 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --
Three-year partnership to elevate the tennis experience for fans and players leveraging latest digital innovations
The Australian Open, one of the world's most popular sports and entertainment events, has continued to evolve its digital experiences in recent years. Infosys, as the Official Digital Innovation Partner of the Australian Open, will leverage its expertise in emerging technologies like Big Data & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence as well as Virtual & Augmented Reality, to provide unique, innovative and engaging experiences for fans.
Craig Tiley, Tournament Director, Australian Open, said, "Partnering with Infosys is an exciting next step in our ongoing quest to innovate the Australian Open and engage new audiences across the world. We have long understood the importance of using data and insights to improve connections with our fans, players, coaches and the rest of the tennis community and we look forward to working with Infosys to change the way we all experience our great sport in the future."
Salil Parekh, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys, said, "This partnership is about creating new ways of experiencing the Australian Open. We're really excited about the opportunity to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament, to change the way the Australian Open is watched, analysed and played. This association with Tennis Australia also reaffirms our strategic commitment to the region where we partner with some of the leading enterprises in driving their digital transformation agenda."
About Infosys Ltd.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
About Tennis Australia and the Australian Open
Tennis Australia is the governing body of tennis in Australia, promoting and facilitating participation in tennis at all levels, as well as conducting national and international tournaments and events. The Australian Open is the biggest sports and entertainment event in the world in January. All Australian Open 2019 tickets, including ground passes which allow access to Melbourne Arena, go on sale on Tuesday 9 October 2018. Visit ausopen.com for more information.
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