India based Infosys Technologies has bagged a deal with IT giant Microsoft which involves Infosys providing it’s services to Microsoft’s Internal IT Management in over 104 countries. This includes Infosys looking after Microsoft’s global internal IT services like helpdesk, desk-side services, IT infrastructure and applications support.
This deal will not only help Infosys to expand it’s operations but it would also provide Infosys an unique opportunity to partner with the IT division of Microsoft and gain the much required technical and more importantly early expertise in the implementation and management of the latest Microsoft technologies and ultimately enhance Infosys’s capabilities of helping it’s other customers to leverage Microsoft’s innovation and adopt these technologies.
Although the official value of the deal has not been disclosed yet but some analysts believe that the deal can be easily worth over 100 million dollars. Infosys has initial plans of running Microsoft’s in-house services for applications, devices and databases in 450 locations. Infosys has also tied up with Unisys to provide global desk-side support and service desk services.
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