TCS Collaborates with IBM to Power Digital and Cognitive Enterprise Transformations with IBM Cloud

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Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization and IBM have expanded their global alliance to help clients accelerate their digital and cognitive enterprise transformations to IBM public cloud using IBM Cloud Paks.

As part of this relationship, TCS will establish an IBM Enterprise Cloud Architecture Unit, which will include technical professionals from both companies. TCS and IBM plan to co-develop solutions designed to help clients migrate workloads across applications, analytics, data estate and platforms using IBM Cloud Paks, enterprise-ready containerized software solutions running on Red Hat OpenShift.

“TCS has been partnering with leading corporations in their growth and transformation journeys, helping them accelerate their application modernization and cloud migration initiatives with its Machine First™ approach. The outcome is a robust, flexible and future-ready digital core that enhances the enterprise’s resilience and adaptability,” said Raman Venkatraman, Global Head – HiTech & Professional Services Industry Unit, TCS. “We are investing in our alliance with IBM to co-create accelerators and other assets to further enhance the speed to market of our customers’ modernization initiatives and drive their transformation to become cognitive ready enterprises leveraging the new IBM public cloud ecosystem.”

TCS is part of the IBM public cloud ecosystem, an initiative to support global system integrators and independent software vendors to help clients modernize and transform mission-critical workloads with Red Hat OpenShift for any cloud environment, including IBM public cloud. TCS will offer services around IBM’s cloud native and open technologies leveraging IBM Cloud Pak portfolio, including IBM Cloud Paks for Applications, Data, Integration, Automation, Multicloud Management and Security. These services can help clients migrate, manage and transform their enterprise workloads and applications on the IBM public cloud.

“This collaboration with TCS can help businesses accelerate their digital transformation by developing cloud-based technologies leveraging Red Hat OpenShift,” said Bob Lord, Senior Vice President, Cognitive Applications, Blockchain and Ecosystems, IBM. “TCS’ experience in IT consulting across industries combined with IBM’s cloud platform and Cloud Pak solutions can help clients speed their journeys to the cloud.”

The new IBM Enterprise Cloud Architecture Unit, in addition to the existing IBM Digital Experience Centre, further reiterates TCS’ commitment to cloud-led digital transformation by helping clients address complex business problems across industries, including financial services, insurance, telecommunication, manufacturing, retail and healthcare.

This collaboration is also in line with TCS’s mission to support enterprises that have embraced Business 4.0™ journey by implementing digital technologies to deliver better business outcomes.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India’s largest multinational business group, TCS has over 448,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS’ proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index.