June 20, 2013
The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) announced today that
, a global consulting and technology leader, has joined ODCA as a contributing member.
Infosys will contribute its proven expertise in cloud and big data to ODCA's mission of developing a unified vision for an enterprise's cloud and big data requirements based on open, interoperable standards. Infosys will contribute to working groups that will focus on strengthening industry standards in areas like interoperability, manageability, businesses processes and governance.
- With the addition of Infosys, ODCA membership has now grown to include more than 320 companies from around the world.
- ODCA is led by a steering committee which includes IT leaders from BMW, Capgemini, China Unicom, Deutsche Bank, Disney Technology Solutions and Services, JPMorgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Marriott International, Inc., National Australia Bank (NAB), NTT Data, T-Systems, Terremark and UBS. Companies join ODCA as Contributor Members, Solution Provider Members and Adopter Members.
, Executive Director, Open Data Center Alliance:
"Leading organizations worldwide are adopting ODCA usage models to solve some of the most pressing issues enterprises face when moving operations to the cloud. We welcome the deep industry experience Infosys brings to ODCA where hundreds of leading IT experts, cloud solution providers and service providers are working together to develop the next generation of enterprise-ready cloud and big data implementations based on ODCA requirements."
Vishnu Bhat, Vice President and Global Head, Cloud, Infosys:
"As a cloud ecosystem integrator, this collaboration with ODCA allows Infosys to connect with industry leaders in the areas of cloud and big data while contributing to standards that will accelerate cloud adoption. As enterprise adoption of hybrid cloud environments gain momentum, orchestrating and governing cloud services, while also addressing the need for interoperability and integration, gain significance. Collaborating with ODCA will accelerate our efforts to establish enterprise-ready cloud ecosystems for our clients."