Biznextindia : Indian IT major Infosys has launched its Automotive Digital Technology and Innovation Center in Stuttgart, Germany, building on its strategic commitment to drive innovation and IT infrastructure transformation in the sector.
The new center will support leading German automotive company, Daimler AG, strengthen its IT & data center infrastructure, and drive competitive edge in line with its ambitions to standardize, consolidate, scale and transform to Net Zero with seamless customer experience.
The new center brings together automotive and IT experts from across Germany into a space for shared knowledge, skills and innovation. As a part of Infosys’ partnership with Daimler, automotive IT infrastructure experts based in Germany will transition from Daimler AG to the new Digital Technology and Innovation 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.
Infosys aims to create a gold standard for Germany’s automotive and manufacturing companies to accelerate and standardize technology adoption. 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. The center will also spotlight Infosys’ commitment to championing sustainability, leveraging resources such as a data center operating on 100 percent renewable energy and zero water consumption.
Dr.-Ing. Jörg Sommer, formerly Director of Digital Foundation at Daimler has been designated as the 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 Digital Technology and Innovation Center in Stuttgart will provide a wide range of benefits for both Infosys and the German automotive sector. By bringing together the formidable skills and expertise across Germany, this center will support Daimler in its hybrid multi-cloud and AI-driven digital transformation journey to scalability. It will also provide a cloud architecture blueprint for other German manufacturers to emulate as they move through a period of resilient IT transformation. Amidst the rising demand for electric cars, we’re committed to supporting the German automotive industry as it addresses these changes in behavior,” said Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer, Infosys.