NEW DELHI: Tata Consultancy Services has announced a new collaboration with Intel Corporation to build a “future ready reference architecture” for the Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, network, 5G, AI and data center infrastructure management, helping to meet therapidly 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 XeonPhi processors, and Intel Omni-Path Technology, as well as Intel solutions including Intel Rack Scale Design, network function virtualization (NFV) and artificial intelligence.Coupled with TCS’ full services digital expertise, the collaboration will deliver business value by advancing customers’ data centers and end-to-end IoT solutions such as edge devices, operating systems, storage, analytics, end-point devicesand networking infrastructure investments,” a statement said.
“TCS and Intel are also investing in Centers of Excellence (CoE) in the US and India, which will be hubs for next generation datacenter technologies, IoT and cloud-ready network architectures to support customers. The COEs will address industry-specific challenges in IoT to optimize 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,” it said.
“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 Centers of Excellence will also provide on-the-ground solutiontesting, verification and development support for customers in the US and India,” added Shannon.
“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,” he added.
The combined abilities and deep expertise of TCS and Intel are expected to provide high-value offerings and data center solutions that improve performance, speed, reliability and flexibility that meet the demands of data-intense applications and support next-generation business models.