Infosys announced a multi-year partnership with NBTY Inc., a global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of market-leading vitamins and nutritional supplements.
As part of this agreement, Infosys will provide development and support services for NBTY's IT systems.
Infosys will provide enterprise-wide application development and maintenance services for NBTY's IT landscape, including Oracle E-Business Suite and legacy systems.
"Our goal is to help NBTY achieve productivity improvements and reduce operational costs through automation, while improving the quality of service and driving faster adoption of ERP. We are working with NBTY to build a stronger infrastructure that will support the growing needs of its business," said Sandeep Dadlani, Executive Vice President and Global Head, Retail, CPG and Logistics, Infosys.
The scope of services, which started with the support of Oracle E-Business Suite, will now extend across a range of application management services for NBTY's entire IT landscape.
The key drivers for the five-year deal were improved operational efficiency, faster speed-to-market, and better quality of service.
NBTY hopes to benefit from investments made by Infosys in the application management services space to simultaneously reduce its total cost of ownership, while improving customer service.
"We are creating a global, world-class IT architecture that will provide competitive advantage to NBTY in continuously driving profitable growth. We selected Infosys as a strategic partner to provide next-generation application services and work with us on transformation initiatives that are expected to drive business and IT innovation," said Andrea Simone, Sr. Vice President & Global CIO, NBTY Inc.