IT major Infosys announces a three year strategic partnership with Australian Open. Infosys will work as an official tech partner in digital innovation in tennis tournament swaying upcoming technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data & analytics and virtual and augmented reality to enhance the experience of tennis lovers.
Australian open is one of the most famous world’s tennis tournament which parted from its former tech partner, IBM in October 2017. The Indian tech giant promises to deliver new way of experiencing sports to fans. Although, there has been no comment by either of the organisation regarding which technological infrastructure is to be managed by Infosys.
“Partnering with Infosys is an exciting next step in our ongoing quest to innovate the Australian Open and engage new audiences across the world. We have long understood the importance of using data and insights to improve connections with our fans, players, coaches and the rest of the tennis community and we look forward to working with Infosys to change the way we all experience our great sport in the future.” , says Craig Tiley, Tournament Director, Australian Open.
Salil Parekh, CEO and Managing Director, Infosys, quoted, “This partnership is about creating new ways of experiencing the Australian Open. We’re really excited about the opportunity to showcase how digital technologies can enhance the boundaries of this tournament, to change the way the Australian Open is watched, analysed and played. This association with Tennis Australia also reaffirms our strategic commitment to the region where we partner with some of the leading enterprises in driving their digital transformation agenda.”
Infosys has also partnered with Association of Tennis Professional (ATP) till 2020.