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Infosys partners with China's Huawei for cloud-based projects
September 18, 2014 / 7:42 AM / 3 years ago

Infosys partners with China's Huawei for cloud-based projects

A man walks past a logo during the presentation the Huawei's new smartphone, the Ascend P7, launched by China's Huawei Technologies in Paris, May 7, 2014.Philippe Wojazer

(Reuters) - India's Infosys Ltd said it signed a global partnership with China's largest telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. to offer enterprise customers cloud, big data and communication solutions.

Huawei and Infosys will also provide other enterprise-oriented services to combine Huawei's cloud infrastructure and global IT service expertise from Infosys, the companies said in a statement.

Infosys, led by Chief Executive Vishal Sikka, has been planning to boost investment in cloud computing, smartphone apps and other new technologies to win more high-margin outsourcing contracts.

Huawei and Infosys will explore setting up a joint lab in China to enable better delivery in all areas of the partnership, the companies said.

(This version of the story corrects headline to say it is a partnership, not deal; also removes reference to deal in second paragraph)

Reporting by Nivedita Bhattacharjee in Mumbai; Editing by Sunil Nair

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