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In another groundbreaking development in the Indian tech industry, NVIDIA has announced a partnership with Infosys for revolutionising the world of enterprise AI. The collaboration will see the integration of the NVIDIA AI Enterprise ecosystem, encompassing models, tools, runtimes, and GPU systems into Infosys Topaz, which is a trailblazing AI-centric suite of services, solutions, and platforms built on generative AI technologies.
This integration will empower Infosys to create offerings that enable businesses worldwide to seamlessly incorporate generative AI into their operations, fostering unprecedented innovation and productivity gains.
In a significant move, Infosys has also unveiled plans to establish the NVIDIA Center of Excellence’, dedicated to training and certifying 50,000 of its employees in NVIDIA AI technology. This initiative will equip Infosys with a formidable workforce capable of providing expert generative AI solutions across diverse industries.
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Infosys has fully embraced the NVIDIA generative AI platform, leveraging both hardware and enterprise-grade software to drive innovation across its operations and deliver generative AI applications that enhance business operations, sales, and marketing.
With access to NVIDIA AI Enterprise frameworks, pretrained models, and toolkits, Infosys has already rolled out multiple AI-first solutions across various industries:
Retail Transformation: By integrating the Infosys Video Analytics platform with NVIDIA Metropolis, Infosys is going to revolutionise the retail industry. This partnership enables frictionless shopping experiences, improved merchandising, enhanced planogram compliance, reduced shrinkage, real-time inventory monitoring, health and safety compliance checks, and more. It also has applications in logistics, manufacturing, and utilities.
Language Models for Enterprises: Through the pairing of Infosys Generative AI Labs with the NVIDIA NeMo framework, organisations can now fine-tune and expedite the deployment of large language models tailored to meet various enterprise needs. This collaboration also incorporates NVIDIA NeMo Guardrails to enhance the Responsible AI Toolkit, ensuring protection against potential risks associated with generative AI.
Next-Generation Contact Centers: Using Infosys Cortex with NVIDIA Riva speech and translation AI, is aiming to craft AI-driven contact centre solutions. These solutions offer language-neutral features for seamless multilingual support, real-time customer intent and sentiment analysis, ultimately boosting customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.
The partnership extends beyond these applications, encompassing digitalization solutions for 3D workflows, design collaboration, digital twins, world simulation, and other innovative use cases. Furthermore, Infosys and NVIDIA are collaborating on AI-powered solutions in emerging domains such as 5G, cybersecurity, and energy transition.
Speaking about the partnership, Nandan Nilekani, co-founder and chairman of Infosys, stated, “Infosys is transforming into an AI-first company to better provide AI-based services to our clients worldwide. Our clients are also looking at complex AI use cases that can drive significant business value across their entire value chain. Infosys Topaz offerings and solutions are complementary to NVIDIA’s core stack. By combining our strengths and training 50,000 of our workforce on NVIDIA AI technology, we are creating end-to-end industry-leading AI solutions that will help enterprises on their journey to become AI-first.”
Jensen Huang, founder and CEO of NVIDIA, emphasised the impact of generative AI on enterprise productivity, saying, “Generative AI will drive the next wave of enterprise productivity gains. The NVIDIA AI Enterprise ecosystem is ramping quickly to provide the platform for generative AI. Together, NVIDIA and Infosys will create an expert workforce to help businesses use this platform to build custom applications and solutions.”