Daimler's connected cars rely on information channeled through its data centers (Photo: Daimler)

Infosys will manage Daimler's global data centers as part of a multi-year agreement between the Indian IT service provider and the German premium car group.

Infosys said in a press release that the agreement covers data center and infrastructure services management, the provision of e-collaboration and middleware services as well as supervising database operations.

The Indian company has already take over the operation of Daimler's European data centers. Cloud-based services will be delivered from Daimler's Enterprise Operations Office in Bangalore.

Ruchir Budhwar, Infosys' head of automotive in Europe, said the Daimler agreement shows how companies are looking for services that enable "rapid response at manageable costs and without disruption."

The pact reinforces, he said "our strategic focus on the automotive sector and significantly expands our growing presence in the German market."