(Reuters) - Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS), India's second-biggest IT services provider, said it had signed a partnership agreement with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] to offer enterprise customers cloud computing services.
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. These are expected to help Infosys back to the forefront of India's $100 billion IT outsourcing industry.
Infosys and Huawei will jointly develop IT solutions that combine Huawei's cloud infrastructure and Infosys' service expertise, the companies said in a statement on Thursday.
Under an expanded partnership with Microsoft, Infosys will help companies use and migrate to Microsoft's cloud platform in a more secure manner, Infosys said in a separate statement.
Under an expanded partnership with Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), Infosys and HDS will help clients transition their IT infrastructure to new cloud-based environments, the Indian IT firm also said.
Reporting by Nivedita Bhattacharjee in MUMBAI; Editing by Ryan Woo