Bangalore: Infosys today announced that it has been honoured with the coveted Daimler Supplier Award 2014 at the Mercedes-Benz Centre in Stuttgart, Germany at a ceremony attended by 450 representatives of the major suppliers and about 200 representatives of Daimler management.
Infosys received the prestigious Daimler Supplier Award in the Outstanding Quality category, for professionalism in the provision of IT Data Centre Services. The award was presented by Wilfried Porth, Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Human Resources and Director of Labour Relations and Mercedes-Benz Vans and Wendelin Wolbert, Head of International Procurement Services.
Infosys has been working with Daimler for over 12 years with its cars, trucks and financial services business units across the globe. As a trusted partner for Daimler, Infosys has been delivering on key projects such as consulting for key business functions along with application development & support for both SAP-based and custom technology platforms.
Last year, Infosys successfully completed a large & complex transition program to take over support operations of Daimler’s European Data Centre based in Stuttgart. Infosys has efficiently managed the operations since then.
Daimler AG honours outstanding performance of its direct and indirect supplier community annually with the Daimler Supplier Award. While working with suppliers, Daimler follows its cooperation model called the Daimler Supplier Network. This model is based on the principles of performance and partnership. Performance is measured in terms of quality, cost, delivery reliability and innovative strength.
In a statement, Wendelin said, “Infosys has successfully completed a complex transition and is now running thousands of Applications and Servers in Daimlers European Data Center. We thank Infosys for the reliability, flexibility, continuous improvements, and outstanding quality of their IT Services”.
Sanjay Jalona, Executive VP & Global Head – High-Tech & Manufacturing and Engineering Services, Infosys said, “Throughout our long-standing relationship, we have focused on reliably delivering value through initiatives that transform the operations of Daimler and bring innovative solutions to their problems. This is the first time in many years that an IT partner has been presented with a Daimler Best Supplier Award. It is testament to the maturity of our automotive business as well as our growing presence in Germany.”
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