TCS a Leader in System Integrator Capabilities on Microsoft Azure: Everest Group

Tata Consultancy Services Leverages its Edge to Cloud Technology Expertise on Azure, Deep Contextual and Domain Knowledge, and Comprehensive Portfolio of Industry Solutions to Drive Market Success

NEW YORK | MUMBAI, January 5, 2021: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a Leader in the Everest Group PEAK Matrix® for Service Integrator Capabilities on Microsoft Azure1.

The report highlights TCS’ industry-focused next-generation solutions on Azure, spanning edge, Internet of Things, blockchain, and AI-/ ML-based solutions, as key strengths. It goes on to say that TCS' ability to deliver business-enabling platforms on Azure and provide business benefits in a short period of time has helped it win Azure deals. Also highlighted as strengths are the company’s vast library of assets, blueprints, and accelerators to help automate different stages of the cloud journey on Azure. According to the report, clients have appreciated TCS’ partnership with Microsoft, competencies on Azure platforms, and end-to-end capabilities entailing consulting, design/ build, modernization, and operate services.

We believe that enterprises will harness the native capabilities of the cloud to embrace innovative business models and participate in larger ecosystems to more holistically meet end-consumer purposes. Our best-in-class and future-ready edge to cloud business solutions on Azure help our customers accelerate their multi-horizon cloud adoption journeys,” said Siva Ganesan, Global Head, Microsoft Business Unit, TCS. "This leadership positioning is a recognition of our vision, strategy, capabilities and the resultant market impact.”

TCS provides end-to-end application modernization and migration services on Azure, using a customer-centric, productized approach that accelerates the transformation journey. It has invested in building a rich portfolio of intellectual property that enhances speed-to-market and delivers superior business outcomes. Key components include Cloud Mason, Cloud Counsel, the Intelligent Cloud Migration Continuum (iCMC™), Cloud Migration Factory, Cloud Exponence™ and the Azure Optimal Adoption Framework.

Additionally, TCS leverages its deep domain knowledge across industry verticals, contextual knowledge and design studios, to build innovative industry-centric solutions that use the native capabilities of the Azure stack around machine vision, conversational assistants, predictive analytics, machine learning and AI. Several of TCS’ proprietary products and platforms are available on Azure, including the TCS Industrial Power Plant (IP2™) Solution that leverages the Azure Digital TWIN and Azure IoT Platform to optimize the performance of power plants, TCS OptumeraTM, a Digital Merchandizing Solution and QuartzTM, TCS’ blockchain product. These solutions help global enterprises enhance customer engagement, accelerate the launch of newer products and services, and build competitive differentiation.

"Cloud hyperscalers have become a key lever for enterprise digital transformation, with Microsoft Azure aggressively capturing market share in the public cloud space. System integrators are playing a crucial role in helping enterprises derive business value from the full stack of Microsoft Azure offerings,” said Ashwin Venkatesan, Vice President, Everest Group. “TCS has demonstrated the ability both to deliver business-enabling platforms on Azure to provide business benefits/outcomes quickly, and to develop industry-focused next-generation solutions on Azure. Its clients value its partnership with Microsoft, competencies on the Azure platform, and end-to-end capabilities including consulting, design/build, and modernization services. As a result, TCS has been positioned as a Leader on Everest Group’s 2021 System Integrator Capabilities on Microsoft Azure PEAK Matrix® Assessment."

Our deep contextual knowledge of our customers’ businesses, extensive co-innovation ecosystem, strategic investments in enhancing our Azure competencies, and depth of technology expertise, enable us to push the boundaries of possibilities using the full stack of Microsoft technologies, making us the preferred partner in our customers’ growth and transformation initiatives,” added Siva Ganesan.

TCS’ Microsoft Business Unit offers a full complement of services and solutions around Microsoft technologies, catering to all stakeholders in the enterprise and helping customers worldwide accelerate their growth and transformation journeys. To date, it has successfully completed over 950 Azure engagements.

TCS is a Microsoft Gold Competency Partner, the highest-level in the Microsoft Partner Network community and has best-in-class capabilities to deploy Microsoft business solutions. Additionally, it is a designated Microsoft Azure Expert Managed Service Partner, recognizing TCS’ proven expertise in delivering the highest quality of service on Azure. 

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for over 50 years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of business, technology and engineering services and solutions. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent AgileTM delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 453,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $22 billion in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2020, and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award-winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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1 Service Integrator (SI) Capabilities on Microsoft Azure Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2021, Ashwin Venkatesan, Kumar Avijit, Mukesh Ranjan, Siddharth Rawat, Titus M, Everest Group, November, 2020

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