Persistent Systems (BSE and NSE: PERSISTENT), a global leader in Digital Engineering and Enterprise Modernization, has unveiled a multi-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS). This strategic alliance aims to accelerate innovation and the development of generative AI solutions for clients worldwide.
Leveraging Expertise and Services
Persistent, a long-standing AWS Partner, brings a strong track record in early-scale generative AI adoption across various industry verticals. Their expertise includes leveraging services like Amazon CodeWhisperer, offering generative AI-powered code recommendations in multiple integrated development environments (IDEs), and Amazon Bedrock, a fully managed service providing access to foundation models (FMs) from leading AI companies via an API to build and scale generative AI applications.
Driving Impactful Innovation
The collaboration with AWS positions Persistent to augment its impact on clients adopting generative AI. The partnership grants access to additional AWS resources to build proofs of concept, enabling clients to identify tangible business outcomes. This collaboration will facilitate use case discovery and the rapid deployment of solutions, supported by additional go-to-market funds from AWS.
Delivering Enhanced Client Value
Clients benefit from early access to AWS’s generative AI services and investments, empowering them to achieve growth, reduce time-to-market, and enhance customer experiences.
Building on Strong Foundations
This Strategic Collaboration Agreement builds upon Persistent’s rich heritage of over 30 years in software engineering, encompassing best practices from more than 120 AWS engagements for cloud migration and modernization. With a workforce of 2,500 AWS practitioners and AWS Migration Competency status, Persistent is equipped to deliver flexible and scalable generative AI-powered solutions tailored to clients’ unique requirements.
Rajiv Sodhi, Senior Vice President – Hyperscaler Business & Strategic Alliances, Persistent
“Enterprises across industries are looking to tap into the transformative potential of generative AI to reimagine, redefine, and rethink their business models for improved customer experiences and business growth. Combined with our newly acquired AWS Migration Competency status and our SCA, AWS will help us scale generative AI adoption among our clients so they can identify and implement use cases where this technology can have a real impact.”
Quan Yang, Vice President of Research IT, Regeneron
“Generative AI unlocks new opportunities to transform the life sciences industry. We are modernizing our legacy research applications to help accelerate the drug development process and simplify workflows. With Persistent’s Digital Engineering expertise, powered by the AWS platform, Regeneron’s research and pre-clinical development teams help bring our new life-savings drugs to market faster.”
Chris Sullivan, Vice President, Worldwide System Integrator Partners, AWS
“We are delighted to be working with Persistent to help our customers accelerate growth, enable business transformation, and enhance their digital experience. Together, we aim to redefine what’s possible with generative AI, setting new standards for efficiency, innovation, and technological advancements.”
About Persistent Systems
Persistent Systems, with over 22,800 employees across 21 countries, focuses on Digital Engineering and Enterprise Modernization. Committed to aligning strategies with universal principles on human rights, labor, environment, and anti-corruption, Persistent has witnessed rapid growth, being recognized as the fastest-growing Indian IT Services brand by Brand Finance, with 268% growth since 2020.