Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community with well over 2000 members, has announced Infosys joining OIN as a community member. As a leading IT services provider, and one of the most admired companies in India, Infosys believes that open source software (OSS) is a necessary enabler as enterprises worldwide use the Internet to build new consumer-centric and connected applications.
“We are pleased to have a premier global IT services firm, like Infosys, join the OIN community,” said Keith Bergelt, CEO of Open Invention Network. “We appreciate Infosys’s leadership in joining OIN, and believe that those that look to the company for inspiration, both in and outside of India, will see the wisdom it has demonstrated by supporting patent non-aggression in Linux and adjacent open source technologies.”
“Open source software has become the primary engine of innovation, and should now be viewed as the key building block of all modern enterprise architectures. Innovation in areas like cloud computing, big data, artificial intelligence,” said Navin Budhiraja, SVP – Head – Architecture & Technology, Infosys.