Infosys (NSE, BSE, NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced that it has received the 2020 Google Cloud Global Industry Solutions Partner of the Year award for Media & Entertainment.
Infosys was recognized for its achievements in the Google Cloud ecosystem, helping clients in the Media & Entertainment industry across multiple regions to accelerate their digital transformation journey, by co-developing customized cloud-native solutions and services on Google Cloud’s platform.
Together, Infosys and Google Cloud have jointly developed a media workflow and metadata orchestration solution leveraging the Infosys Media Platform, an AI-led media offering, to transform studio and broadcast operations. This has the potential to disrupt the traditional media business. The Infosys Media Platform is part of Infosys Cobalt, a set of services, solutions and platforms for enterprises to accelerate their cloud journey. The Infosys-Google Cloud partnership also involves a strategic play of digitizing and monetizing studio and broadcast customers’ assets and archives on YouTube globally, through an integrated media supply chain orchestrated on Google Cloud’s media services, AI/ML and data analytics.
Kevin Ichhpurani, Corporate Vice President, Global Partner Ecosystem, Google Cloud said, “We’re excited to recognize Infosys as our Industry Partner of the Year for Media & Entertainment based on their deep knowledge and proven experience in helping Media & Entertainment customers succeed. Infosys has demonstrated strong technical and service capabilities in Media & Entertainment over the past year, and we look forward to expanding our work together to drive the digital transformation of Media & Entertainment businesses.”
Anand Swaminathan, EVP & Global Industry Leader, Communications, Media & Technology, Infosys said, “We are proud to receive this recognition from Google Cloud, and together we are powering disruptive plays with Google Cloud and YouTube which will transform the media production and distribution supply chain. As a strategic partner to Google Cloud, along with Infosys Cobalt, we offer solutions and services such as the Infosys Media Platform, creating a scalable, on-demand cloud model that will help enterprises navigate digital transformation and adopt a cloud-first strategy.”