Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced it has joined the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), an open membership group established to improve the integration between the physical and the digital worlds and accelerate the adoption of Internet of Things. The goal of the Consortium is to amplify the development and availability of connected, intelligent industrial automation.
In the Industrial Internet Consortium, Infosys will focus on the development of future IIC testbeds with key ecosystem partners, leveraging its expertise in predictive analytics as applied to maintenance, operations, information, service and energy. Its work on predictive analytics solutions for asset efficiency will be anchored on open-source and open-access ingredients for rapid innovation by the community. Testbeds are central to the Consortium’s mission to support innovation and new ideas. They enable member companies to collaborate on new solutions and test these in real -world conditions.
Infosys recently announced the launch of the Infosys Information Platform, an open-source-based analytics engine. This has already been deployed to support industrial enterprises to improve the maturity of their Industry 4.0 implementations.
Sudip Singh, Global Head, Engineering Services, Infosys
“The industrial Internet enables enterprises to use technology to amplify their physical environments in new and unprecedented ways. Membership of the IIC enables us to bring the lessons we have learnt from deploying solutions at the intersection of atoms and bits. We will leverage our open-source-based analytics platform and IOT capabilities to enable the creation of smart, connected machine-to-machine systems that will transform the maturity of cyber-physical deployments.”
Dr. Richard Mark Soley, Executive Director, Industrial Internet Consortium
“The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) is delighted to welcome Infosys as a Large Industry Member. Infosys has deep and broad experience in software - the key ingredient to building Internet of Things solutions for industrial systems, and brings an expertise that will be central to future successful IIC testbeds.”
Infosys (infosys.com) is a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services. We enable clients, in more than 50 countries, to stay a step ahead of emerging business trends and outperform the competition. We help them transform and thrive in a changing world by co-creating breakthrough solutions that combine strategic insights and execution excellence.
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Cristin Balog - Infosys, USA
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