Infosys Technologies, a global IT consulting and software
services company, has announced its partnership with Fujitsu
Ltd, a leading provider of information technology and
communications solutions for the global marketplace.
with its global experience, will provide co-development
and functionality enhancement services to the Fujitsu
suite of software products. Infosys will enhance Fujitsu
processes by bringing in new technology and IT skills.
Through its association with Fujitsu, Infosys has entered
the arena of product development in the Asia Pacific region.
will partner with Fujitsu in the area of middleware product
development. The Infosys-Fujitsu relationship started
in February 2002 and is expected to grow in the coming
years. Fujitsu hopes to use Infosys' global experience
and presence to roll out its products to new geographies
across the globe.
recently opened an offshore development centre in India
totally dedicated to Fujitsu projects. Started with 50
professionals, the centre will scale up to meet business
requirements. Using its Global Delivery Model (GDM)
a proven framework for distributed project management
and multi-location engagement teams Infosys provides
clearly defined process guidelines on software development
standards that reduce engagement risk and ensure quality
as the company accelerates the pace of product development.
are very happy with the value addition Infosys has brought
to Fujitsu. Their expertise and skills have helped us
to cost-effectively respond to business and market changes,
and adapt in real-time to constantly changing requirements
from our customers. Their strong process orientation along
with domain knowledge has helped Fujitsu reduce time to
market and significantly improve customer service and
loyalty. Their experience in working across geographies
will be an asset to Fujitsu in the global roll out of
the Fujitsu strategic middleware products, Interstage
and Systemwalker. We look forward to a long-term relationship
with Infosys," says Fujitsu group president (software
group) Yoshiyuki Tanakura.
Infosys director and member of board (Asia Pacific region)
Srinath Batni: "Our partnership with Fujitsu has
enabled us to innovate with technology and IT solutions
to bring tangible business benefits to the product development
company. We have been able to creatively use technology
to make the Fujitsu products more robust and flexible
to meet rapidly changing market requirements."
Infosys business development manager (Asia Pacific) Prasanna
Vatkar: "As we move ahead, Infosys will continue
to help Fujitsu deliver high-quality and aggressive time-to-market
solutions. The GDM, pioneered by Infosys, will empower
Fujitsu to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing market
by leveraging IT to be a competitive advantage for them."