Infosys will provide IT services to US wellness firm

Bengaluru, (IANS) Global software major Infosys Ltd on Friday announced winning a five-year contract to provide a raft of IT services to the US-based wellness firm NBTY, formerly Nature’s Bounty.

“The multi-year deal envisages enterprise-wide application development and maintenance services for NBTY’s IT landscape, including Oracle e-business suite and legacy systems,” the IT outsourcing major said in a statement here.

The New York-based 45-year-old NBTY is a global producer and retailer of vitamins and nutritional supplements.

“Mandate is to help NBTY achieve higher productivity and reduce operational costs through automation, while improving the quality of service and driving faster adoption of ERP (enterprise resource planning),” Infosys vice-president for retail and logistics Sandeep Dadlani said.

Key drivers for the deal are improving operational efficiency, faster speed-to-market and better quality of service of NBTY, which hopes to benefit from Infosys investments in its application management services space to reduce ownership cost and enhance customer service.

“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,” NBTY chief information officer Andrea Simone added.

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