In a groundbreaking move to reshape the financial landscape, digital services and consulting leader Infosys has joined forces with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s most comprehensive and widely adopted cloud platform. The strategic collaboration, spanning three years, aims to propel the cloud transformation efforts of financial institutions across the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.
As part of Infosys Cobalt, a suite of services, solutions, and platforms designed to accelerate enterprise cloud journeys, this collaboration will focus on delivering technology transformation and industry-specific solutions. Joint investments into go-to-market and delivery capabilities are poised to redefine the financial sector’s digital landscape.
Dennis Gada, EVP, Global Head of Banking & Financial Services at Infosys, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, “By leveraging Infosys Cobalt’s industry cloud solutions, assets, and frameworks, we are committed to helping financial organisations accelerate their business outcomes.” The collaboration is set to support financial entities like NatWest Group in expediting their cloud adoption journeys through specialized end-to-end cloud migration and modernization services.
Infosys and AWS will pool their strengths to offer industry-specific use cases, tapping into AWS’s cloud-native innovation, including cutting-edge technologies like generative AI and data analytics. Clients, such as NatWest Group, will benefit from production-ready shared toolsets, certified architectural and security blueprints, ensuring accelerated adoption and compliance.
The collaboration extends beyond immediate client solutions, emphasizing a broader impact on the financial industry’s agility in responding to market conditions and regulatory changes. The alignment of skills between AWS and Infosys aims to provide a seamless customer journey, focusing on outcome-based delivery to align technology and reduce business risks.
To catalyze growth across EMEA, Infosys and AWS will jointly devise go-to-market strategies and make co-investments over the next three years. Key areas of collaboration include accelerating large-scale transformations, collaborating with FinTech partners to introduce innovative cloud-based solutions, and investing in co-innovation to deliver new products and services.
Wendy Redshaw, CDIO, Retail NatWest Group, emphasized the importance of the relationship, stating, “This relationship between Infosys and AWS embodies these elements and will help us to better support and protect our customers by leveraging cloud reliability, security, and scalability.”
Mark Jopling, Director of GFS EMEA Sales at AWS, echoed the sentiment, highlighting the collaboration’s potential to help financial institutions innovate more quickly and increase agility in the face of rapidly changing economic conditions. The partnership aims to combine cutting-edge cloud innovation with Infosys’ technology transformation expertise, offering customers enhanced capabilities and solutions to specific challenges within the financial industry, all delivered with speed and scale.