The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) announced Thursday that Indian software services company Infosys has joined ODCA as a contributing member.
Infosys will contribute for cloud and big data to ODCA’s objective of developing a unified vision for an enterprise’s cloud and big data requirements based on open, interoperable standards.
The Indian company 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.
“Leading organizations worldwide are adopting ODCA usage models to solve some of the most pressing issues enterprises face when moving operations to the cloud,” said Marvin Wheeler, executive director, ODCA.
The Alliance 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.
“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,” said Vishnu Bhat, VP and global head, Cloud, Infosys.
Companies join ODCA as Contributor Members, Solution Provider Members and Adopter Members.
It is an independent IT consortium comprised of global IT leaders who have come together to provide a unified customer vision for long-term data center requirements.
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