skip to main content
Close Icon

In order to deliver a personalized, responsive service and to improve the site, we remember and store information about how you use it. This is done using simple text files called cookies which sit on your computer. By continuing to use this site and access its features, you are consenting to our use of cookies. To find out more about the way Informa uses cookies please go to our Cookie Policy page.

Global Search Configuration

Introduction

Infosys and its CEO Vishal Sikka have announced the company’s intention to acquire Israel-based Panaya for $200m, demonstrating that Infosys is serious about the new direction for the company.

Highlights

  • The acquisition of Panaya is part of Sikka’s continuing strategy to implant strands of SAP’s process-centric DNA into Infosys’s more software-centric approach. This represents a cultural shift for Infosys – from the historical approach, to software development in isolation, to highly automated environments – and this needs to be carefully managed.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the merit and impact of the Panaya acquisition for Infosys.
  • Discusses how the acquisition fits within the broader process automation market.

Key questions answered

  • How does the acquisition of Panaya fit within Infosys's broader strategy?
  • What will the impact be on the take-up of innovative process automation tools?

Table of contents

Ovum view

  • Summary
  • Panaya is "back to the future" for Sikka
  • Implications beyond ERP
  • Panaya is part of a broader automation push

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

Recommended Articles

;

Have any questions? Speak to a Specialist

Europe, Middle East & Africa team - +44 (0) 207 017 7700


Asia-Pacific team - +61 (0)3 960 16700

US team - +1 646 957 8878

+44 (0) 207 551 9047 - Operational from 09.00 - 17.00 UK time

You can also contact your named/allocated Client Services Executive using their direct dial.
PR enquiries - Call us at +44 7770704398 or email us at pr@ovum.com

Contact marketing - marketingdepartment@ovum.com

Already an Ovum client? Login to the Knowledge Center now