Nokia partners Infosys to digitise organisations using AI, IoT

Nokia partners Infosys to digitise organisations using AI, IoT
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9 Nov, 2018

Telecom network equipment maker Nokia said it is partnering information technology firm Infosys to help companies across industries digitise their operations.

The partnership will help drive digital transformation in sectors such as transport, energy, manufacturing, education and media and entertainment, said Nokia in a statement. 

For digitisation, Nokia and Infosys will use artificial intelligence, lean management, mobile broadband and Internet of Things (IoT), said Nokia in the statement. 

"...this integrated partnership aims at delivering Industry 4.0 solutions to customers worldwide," said Laurent Le Gourrierec, head of strategic partnerships at Nokia. 

Gourrierec added that the collaboration will marry technology, products and services from Nokia with platform solutions, engineering and operations management expertise from Infosys.

Also, the collaboration will see the two companies develop solutions designed to address the specific needs of particular customer sets.

The initial area of focus will be the development of digital asset management solutions, which will enable enterprises to more effectively anticipate maintenance and operational requirements, Nokia said in the statement.

Anand Swaminathan, senior vice-president for communications, media and technology at Infosys, said that the alliance will help Nokia in dealing with challenges for its customers so they can stay competitive.

He said, "The rapidly changing technology landscape with a focus on digital, software-defined networking, machine learning, and IoT, to name a few, is constantly challenging organisations to transform their business and operating models."