For Ethereum ÐApp developers, INFURA eliminates the need to install, configure, and maintain Ethereum nodes.
IPFS enables the creation of completely distributed applications. Access IPFS seamless from your decentralized application without the hassle of managing the infrastructure on your own.
The INFURA Service Layer called Ferryman‚ provides advanced routing of requests, load balancing, failover and usage tracking capabilities.
Source: Infura website