July 20, 2018

TCS named a Leader in worldwide SAP implementation services in IDC MarketScape

Tata Consultancy Services rated highly by customers for ability to integrate project teams with their internal teams

NEW YORK | MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been positioned as a Leader in IDC’s 2018 Worldwide SAP implementation services MarketScape report1.

Akhilesh Tiwari, global head, enterprise application services group, TCS, said, “Enterprises looking to succeed in a Business 4.0 world are leveraging smart and intelligent technologies to become lighter, faster and more agile, and gain competitive advantage. Our leadership positioning in this report is a reflection of the strong capabilities we have built on SAP’s next generation offerings, and the traction we are gaining with customers looking to be future-ready.”

TCS has a comprehensive, integrated full services portfolio around the SAP technology stack, across industries, business domains and geographies. Services include consulting, advisory, implementation, rollouts, upgrade, shared services, and hosting services. TCS helps enterprises evaluate SAP’s newer digital offerings such as SAP S/4HANA, Hybris, SuccessFactors, Ariba, and more, and draw up their future architecture and strategy. TCS’ innovation and demo centres in Cincinnati-US, Paris-France, Mumbai-India and Tokyo-Japan help customers get a first-hand experience of SAP’s new products and global innovations through a digital transformation ecosystem.

In addition, the company has leveraged its domain expertise in multiple industry verticals to build industry-specific solutions such as predictive maintenance for utilities, liquidity risk management for the financial sector and an MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) solution for the transportation vertical. TCS’ Consulting and Services Integration (C&SI) team, part of the Business and Technology Service (B&TS) group, architects larger bespoke solutions that involve orchestration and integration of multiple service lines and technologies including those from SAP.

Customers get significant time-to-market benefits from TCS' Smart Operations suite that includes automation tools (TCS Fast Forward, TCS Data Sure, and TCS QuickConfig) and solution accelerators (TCS Value MaXX and TCS ACE+) for proactive remediation. TCS’ flagship cognitive automation solution, the SAP-certified ignio™ for SAP comes with a pre-built knowledge on the end to end management of SAP, including SAP application maintenance and OS/database management, helping customers manage complex SAP instances with ease and delivery optimal performance.

TCS’ award-winning strategic partnership with SAP covers co-innovation as well as go-to-market programs in multiple industries and solution areas. TCS is an SAP Global Services Partner, SAP Global BPO Partner, Global Run SAP Partner, Outsourcing Operations Partner (Hosting and Cloud Services) and Channel Partner.

Ali Zaidi, research director, IT consulting and systems integration services, IDC, said, "Consider TCS when you are looking to integrate your project team with the TCS team. The overall TCS SAP services strategy is also in alignment with SAP's digital core strategy, and as adoption increases, allied areas like business networks, cloud, device-agnostic user experience (UX), and integrated analytics become critical.” 

Mr Tiwari added, “Our contextual knowledge, along with our comprehensive portfolio of SAP services, proactive investments in skills, solutions and IP using next-gen technologies, and our strategic partnership with SAP, make us the preferred transformational partner for customers looking to reimagine their businesses.”

1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SAP Implementation Services Ecosystem 2018 Vendor Assessment by Ali Zaidi and Gard Little, June 2018