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TCS and IBM Collaborate for enterprise transformation

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India’s IT giant, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd, and IBM have extended their global partnership to help clients accelerate their digital transformations to IBM public cloud using IBM Cloud Paks.

As part of the collaboration, TCS will build an IBM Enterprise Cloud Architecture Unit, which will encompass technical professionals from both organizations. TCS and IBM plan to co-develop solutions designed to assist customers migrate workloads across applications, analytics, data estate and platforms.

Huge names in the Indian IT segment such as Infosys Ltd, Wipro Ltd and TCS have been carrying out fortification of their cloud offerings by entering joint ventures (JVs) with global platform providers - Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud,

Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud, and growing their team of specialists in specific cloud platforms organically.

This collaboration is also in parallel with TCS’s mission to support enterprises that have embraced Business 4.0 journey by deploying digital technologies to deliver improved business outcomes.

“TCS has been partnering with leading corporations in their growth and transformation journeys, helping them accelerate their application modernisation 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’ modernisation initiatives and drive their transformation to become cognitive ready enterprises leveraging the new IBM public cloud ecosystem,"added Venkatraman.

TCS is a member of the IBM public cloud ecosystem. This ecosystem is an initiative to provide the essential support to global system integrators and independent software vendors to help clients modernise and transform mission-critical workloads with Red Hat OpenShift for any cloud environment, including 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 cosystems, 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."

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