March 19, 2018

TCS recognised as a 'Leader' in Cloud Enablement Services by Everest Group

Report cites Tata Consultancy Services end-to-end mature Cloud Enablement Services Suite, internally developed IP for Cloud and technology alliances as its key strengths

NEW YORK | MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been recognised as a ‘Leader’ in Everest Group’s report ‘Cloud Enablement Services – Market Trends and Services PEAK Matrix™ Assessment 20181'.

Krishnan Ramanujam, president, business and technology services, TCS, says, “Competitive differentiation in the Business 4.0 world will come from enterprises becoming smarter, faster and lighter. A cloud-first strategy is core to these imperatives. Our leadership position is a testament to our investments and commitment in supporting our customers’ transformational journeys.”

TCS offers an end-to-end cloud services portfolio consisting of cloud advisory services, strategy and roadmap definition, assessment, deployment and implementation, workload migration and hybrid managed services, spanning public, private and hybrid cloud environments.

TCS has deep relationships with all leading cloud technology providers like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google and others. In addition, for customers with special requirements, TCS’ Enterprise Cloud Platform (ECP) offers a broad range of flexible private cloud infrastructure options, including PaaS. Its data services backbone is powered by the SMACK stack (Spark, Mesos, Akka, Cassandra, Kafka), a proven open source stack, that helps clients who have a need for big data, analytics, IOT, and streaming data workload requirements.

TCS has an extensive portfolio of intellectual property which is cloud based, with a proven record of enabling faster time to market, reducing risk and delivering business value. These are TCS’ Advanced Drug Development Platform, ERP on Cloud, HOBS (Hosted OSS/BSS for CSPs), iON assessment platform, TAP™ for procure to pay, CHROMA™ for talent management, Intelligent Urban Exchange, and TCS BaNCS Cloud for banking and financial customers.

Chirajeet Sengupta, partner, Everest Group, said, “Cloud is the underlying bedrock for enterprise digital transformation. As massive amounts of data flow across business processes, are processed into insight, and transformed into digital action points, modern cloud strategies must transcend traditional infrastructure silos. In a cloud native era, enterprises must partner with service providers that bring strong contextual knowledge of the client industry and the client’s environment. TCS has been positioned a ‘Leader’ in the Cloud Enablement PEAK Matrix™ as a result of its continued focus on creating innovative IP, strong ecosystem of technology partners, and relentless focus on driving client value through contextualised technology and ops transformation programs.”

“Our extensive contextual knowledge of our customers’ businesses, along with the investments we have made in building a wide portfolio of cloud solutions, including those with our alliance partners, products and platforms, positions us as a trusted partner to organisations in their cloud endeavors,“ added Mr Ramanujam.

1 Cloud Enablement Services – Market Trends and Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2018: Containers and SDI Gathering Steam by Chirajeet Sengupta, Yugal Joshi, Ashwin Venkatesan, published on Dec 11th, 2017.