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Infosys partners with Microsoft to accelerate adoption of GenAI

  • IBEF
  • September 27, 2023

Infosys and Microsoft are cooperating to develop industry solutions that employ Infosys Topaz, Azure OpenAI Service, and Azure Cognitive Services. Both companies are combining their unique artificial intelligence (AI) skills in order to improve enterprise functions with AI-enabled solutions across numerous industries.

The integrated solutions are designed to accelerate the rapid democratisation of data and information, which will assist organisations in increasing efficiency and driving new revenue growth. Infosys stated that it is offering solutions in numerous application areas, including semantic search, document summarization, contact centre transformation, AI-augmented software development lifecycle, and marketing content creation. Generative AI (GenAI) has created new possibilities for AI applications.

Infosys Topaz is leveraging Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service and Azure Cognitive Services as part of the collaboration to help enterprise customers shift from digital to AI solutions.

Global Head of AI and Automation, Application Development & Maintenance, Infosys, Mr. Balakrishna DR, said “Infosys Topaz is empowering businesses with improved operational efficiencies and reduced time-to-market for launching new products and services. It converges the power of Infosys Cobalt and data analytics to AI-power business and deliver cognitive solutions and intuitive experiences that revitalise growth. Through our strategic collaboration with Microsoft, we will continue to lead the generative AI revolution, helping businesses amplify human potential and navigate their next steps towards becoming AI-first enterprises”.

Chief Partner Officer, Microsoft, Ms. Nicole Dezen said “We are pleased to expand our collaboration with Infosys to deliver innovative solutions, utilising Azure OpenAI Service and Azure Cognitive Services, that will help customers develop new business models and realise new revenue streams. Infosys will assist customers accelerate growth and innovation by using the power of generative AI".

Recently, Infosys also announced a collaboration with Nvidia of the United States to assist organisations in improving productivity using GenAI apps and solutions. Through this collaboration, the models, tools, runtimes, and GPU systems from the Nvidia AI Enterprise ecosystem will be integrated into Infosys Topaz. Additionally, Infosys announced plans to set up an Nvidia Centre of Excellence to train and certify 50,000 of its workers in Nvidia AI technology and offer GenAI knowledge to its network of clients in a variety of industries.   

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