Daimler To Transfer Automotive IT Infrastructure Operations To Infosys
An employee connects an electric charging plug to a Mercedes-Benz AG EQC 400 luxury electric automobile at the Daimler AG factory. (Photographer: Wolfram Schroll/Bloomberg)

Daimler To Transfer Automotive IT Infrastructure Operations To Infosys

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Infosys Ltd. said it has formed a long-term partnership with Daimler AG for a technology-driven information technology infrastructure transformation.

After the receipt of all regulatory approvals, Daimler will transform its IT operating model and infrastructure landscape across workplace services, service desk, data center, networks and SAP basis together with Infosys, a statement said.

"As a part of this partnership, automotive IT infrastructure experts based out of Germany, wider Europe, the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific region will transition from Daimler to Infosys," it added.

The companies, however, did not disclose the number of people who will transition as part of the deal.

"Infosys is well placed to realise this transition as an expert having integrated more than 16,000 employees through other partnerships in recent years with a high acceptance, retention and satisfaction rate," it said.

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The transfer will also enable Infosys to bolster and grow its automotive business, while offering Daimler employees strong prospects for long-term career growth and development, the statement added.

Infosys Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh said the companies will bring together capabilities, ecosystems and a hybrid cloud infrastructure that will shape new experiences for Daimler and the industry at large.

Infosys has deep expertise in helping our clients across the globe navigate their digital journeys, and as part of this strategic partnership, we look forward to setting a new standard for the automotive industry.
Salil Parekh, CEO, Infosys

The partnership will enable Daimler to deepen its focus on software engineering and to establish a fully scalable on-demand digital IT infrastructure and anytime-anywhere workplace, the statement said.

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