Digital consultancy leader Infosys has announced a collaboration with Microsoft that will see the firms jointly develop smart buildings and spaces (SB&S) solutions for the construction, architecture, engineering, facilities management and real estate development industries.
The work will leverage Microsoft’s Azure, edge and IoT technology along with Infosys’s global array of innovation hubs to develop robust connected ecosystems.
"Physical spaces and buildings are the latest in adopting Digital Transformation. We are excited to have Microsoft as a partner in creating market leading solutions in real-estate management and services built on Microsoft technologies,” said Corey Glickman, Vice President and Head of Strategic Design Consulting at Infosys, in the firm’s press release.
“Together, we will accelerate sustainable solutions that release immediate operational efficiencies for our customers, innovate on the edge to fuse mature and emerging technologies to incubate space changing offerings that we can then begin to deploy at scale."
Rimes Mortimer, General Manager of Applied Innovation at Microsoft, added:
"We are energized by this new collaboration with Infosys. It combines the incredible work we have done on energy smart buildings, space optimization and planning and workplace analytics with the strength and reach of Infosys' expertise in solution design and systems integration to unlock new accelerated business value for our joint customers.
“Physical spaces and cities are critical to almost every company's operations and our digital innovation will accelerate the transformation of these spaces with end-to-end solutions, new operating models, all powered by high-quality delivery, speed and scale that Infosys is known for."