KASSEL, Germany and BANGALORE, India, March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced a strategic long term partnership with K+S AG, world's largest salt manufacturer and Europe's biggest supplier of Potash, to support its 'Shaping 2030 Strategy' - by preparing an agile and flexible IT infrastructure foundation to enable their digital roadmap. As part of this partnership, Infosys will help K+S become more sustainable by navigating them to a next generation hybrid cloud datacentre.
Infosys will set up two state-of-the-art, centralized and dedicated datacentres in Kassel, Germany and 16 regional datacentres in Europe, USA, Canada, and South America along with a public cloud ecosystem. Infosys will deliver critical infrastructure services in a hybrid cloud and manage these centres end-to-end. This will ensure seamless operations, value and consistency in the quality of services delivered across locations worldwide. Infosys will also be responsible for managing the IT landscape of K+S across 100+ sites for over 9000 end users, across 25+ countries globally.
Jasmeet Singh, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Manufacturing, Infosys, said, "We are excited to be working with K+S AG as a strategic partner to drive their IT infrastructure transformation and support programs. We will continue to leverage the perfect blend of people and software to deliver superior experiences for K+S users. This partnership will enable K+S reimagine their workplace and bring in agility of cloud infrastructure to help them achieve their business goals."
Dr. Berthold Kröger, Head of IT, K+S, said, "At K+S, we're excited to work with Infosys to accomplish our key business goals, transform the current IT infrastructure, and future-proof our digital workplace. Infosys' expertise in the next-gen hybrid cloud will enable us to streamline our operations across datacentres, global networks, workplace and end-user support services. This partnership will help us cope with the evolving times by transforming our IT infrastructure with new age technology adoption for flexible service delivery in a cost-effective and timely fashion."
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 46 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.
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