06 June 2019, India:
Infosys today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deliver smart buildings and spaces (SB&S) solutions for the architecture, engineering, construction, facilities management and real estate development markets.
The solutions aim to improve the entire lifecycle of building construction and operations, and the user experiences of those that manage and work in buildings, the company said in a statement.
Built on Azure, IoT and intelligent cloud and edge technologies, the solutions will include building system monitoring, analysis and predictive maintenance, building occupancy and space utilization analytics, as well as enhanced owner, operator, and tenant experiences.
As part of this announcement Infosys and Microsoft will open an Innovation Lab in Redmond that will focus on developing and co-creating new solutions for SB&S that cross industries.
Corey Glickman, Vice President & Head – Strategic Design Consulting, Infosys, said, “Physical spaces and buildings are the latest in adopting Digital Transformation. We are excited to have Microsoft as a partner in creating market leading solutions in real-estate management and services built on Microsoft technologies.”
Corey Glickman, added, “Together, we will accelerate sustainable solutions that release immediate operational efficiencies for our customers, innovate on the edge to fuse mature and emerging technologies to incubate space changing offerings that we can then begin to deploy at scale.”
Rimes Mortimer, GM, Applied Innovation, Microsoft, said, “We are energized by this new collaboration with Infosys. It combines the incredible work we have done on energy smart buildings, space optimization and planning and workplace analytics with the strength and reach of Infosys’ expertise in solution design and systems integration to unlock new accelerated business value for our joint customers.”
Rimes Mortimer, added, “Physical spaces and cities are critical to almost every company’s operations and our digital innovation will accelerate the transformation of these spaces with end-to-end solutions, new operating models, all powered by high-quality delivery, speed and scale that Infosys is known for.”
(Source – Infosys)