Infosys & GE Digital Join Forces for Energy Solutions

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Infosys has announced a strategic collaboration with GE Digital to accelerate grid transformation for the utilities sector. The two companies will work together to deliver value-added solutions for grid-related products and services for both new and existing clients.

Infosys and GE Digital will work together to bring solutions to the utilities industry to improve the reliability, resilience, and sustainability of the grid. They will use an industry-leading grid orchestration software platform and AI-powered applications to bring together energy data, network modelling, and AI.

This collaboration leverages GE's expertise in the energy sector and investment in grid equipment and platforms, combined with Infosys' capabilities in business transformation, system integration, and advanced technology, to enable efficient grid orchestration.

This partnership builds on the 18-year relationship between Infosys and GE and adds to the innovative technology work they have already done together. Infosys will establish a GE Digital Center of Excellence to expand the talent pool and bring best practices to service delivery.

They will also invest in accelerators to integrate the GE platform and applications into enterprise ecosystems and address client needs. Infosys will bring digital capabilities in AI, cloud, cybersecurity, and industrial IoT to support utility transformation. With this broad partnership, the companies will be able to bring the benefits of Information Technology and Operational Technology (IT-OT) convergence to utilities.

“With energy transition driving increasing complexity on the grid, alignment between IT and OT is becoming very important,” said, Mahesh Sudhakaran, General Manager, GE Digital Grid Software. “Our collaboration with Infosys will help accelerate the adoption of grid software that bridges these disciplines, equipping the next generation of grid operators with the tools they need to keep the grid stable, resilient, and sustainable. The utility's ability to not only manage but also orchestrate the clean energy grid is based on a unique combination of software and partnerships for strategy development and solution execution. Infosys’ clear understanding of GE solutions and a strong commitment to leadership will enable significant productivity and service level improvements, along with critical cost efficiencies.”

"We are delighted to collaborate with GE Digital to drive the digital transformation of the electric grid, which is very important for energy transition," said Ashiss Dash, EVP & Global Head - Services, Utilities, Resources, and Energy, Infosys. "Through our GE Digital Center of Excellence, we plan to bring product depth, scale, and service delivery best practices to this rapidly growing market. With a comprehensive understanding of utility business requirements and challenges, we look forward to leveraging our technological prowess and domain expertise to enable this transformation as part of this 360-degree collaboration.”

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