June 12, 2017

Tata Consultancy Services collaborates with Intel to drive digital transformations

Combining TCS’s end-to-end services portfolio and Intel’s technologies to bring value to global businesses

New York | Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, today announced a new collaboration with Intel Corporation to build a “future-ready reference architecture” for the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud, network, 5G, artificial intelligence (AI), and data centre infrastructure management, helping to meet the rapidly evolving digital transformation requirements of global markets.

The collaboration will enable the development of solutions based on Intel’s technologies such as Intel® Xeon® Processors, 7th-Gen Intel® Core™ processors, Intel® Optane™ SSDs, Intel® Xeon Phi™ processors, and Intel® Omni-Path Technology, as well as Intel solutions, including Intel® Rack Scale Design, network function virtualisation (NFV), and AI. Coupled with TCS’s full services digital expertise, the collaboration will deliver business value by advancing customers’ data centres and end-to-end IoT solutions such as edge devices, operating systems, storage, analytics, end-point devices, and networking infrastructure investments.

TCS and Intel are also investing in Centres of Excellence (CoE) in the US and India, which will be hubs for next generation data centre technologies, IoT and cloud-ready network architectures to support customers. The COEs will address industry-specific challenges in IoT to optimise costs, improve productivity and increase customers’ revenue. In addition, TCS and Intel will design cloud-ready network architectures to help businesses build agile and cost effective infrastructure through software-defined networking, software-defined infrastructure and NFV.

“The collaboration with TCS marks a milestone for our continued efforts to enable customers and the industry with services and technologies for digital transformation,” said Shannon Poulin, vice president, Intel Sales and Marketing Group. “Using the combination of TCS capabilities and Intel® technologies, the collaboration allows us to offer advanced ready-to-use solutions and reference architectures across the network, cloud and client. The Centres of Excellence will also provide on-the-ground solution testing, verification and development support for customers in the US and India”.

“TCS is committed to delivering innovative solutions that provide customers an edge over competition and steer their businesses toward a more efficient digital future,” said Raman Venkatraman, global head of alliances and technology unit, TCS. “The collaboration with Intel will enable us to create market-ready solutions for digital transformations, while reducing time and cost,” Mr Venkatraman added.

The combined abilities and deep expertise of TCS and Intel are expected to provide high-value offerings and data centre solutions that improve performance, speed, reliability and flexibility that meet the demands of data-intense applications and support next-generation business models.