IT services provider Infosys announced its deal with Welsh Water to manage IT infrastructure in a transformative deal for 10 years.
Bangalore-based Infosys will be responsible for setup, migration and execution of data center facilities and services, managing network links and business applications, server and storage management, transforming and managing internal network communications and IP telephony services and infrastructure.
In addition to core IT infrastructure, Infosys, which competes with Wipro, TCS, Accenture, Cognizant, etc. will be managing virtualization, operating system strategy, database platforms and more. Infosys will partner with telecom operator Vodafone to deliver communications services.
Welsh Water, the sixth-largest of the 10 water and sewerage companies in England and Wales, serves 1.4 million homes and businesses, 3 million people and supplies 828 million liters of water every day.
Rajesh K Murthy, global head of Energy, Communications and Services, Infosys, said: “Ensuring near 100 percent uptime, quality of service and product requires extensive infrastructure and trusted partners such as Infosys that understand and have a track record of supporting utility providers in delivering unwavering dependability.”