TCS and GE Enter Strategic Alliance to Expand the Industrial Internet through Digital Reimagination
TCS’ Deep Business and Domain Expertise Will Enhance the Industrial Internet Ecosystem for Mobile Workforces on GE Digital’s Predix Cloud Platform
SANTA CLARA | MUMBAI, March 2, 2016: Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced that as a new member of the GE Digital Alliance Program created by GE Digital (NYSE: GE), it will develop innovative digital solutions that increase the productivity of mobile workforces and assets in motion by leveraging Predix, GE’s cloud platform for the Industrial Internet.
“With the launch of the GE Digital Alliance Program, we are providing alliance members with expanded access to GE Digital tools, technologies and domain expertise,” said Denzil Samuels, Head, Global Channels and Alliances, GE Digital. “The new alliance program is also designed to take us to the size and scale required to truly drive unprecedented growth, as well as certifying thousands of developers, implementers and consultants to give us the largest ecosystem of qualified technical capacity. We are excited to work closely with some of the most forward-thinking companies in technology to unlock unprecedented value for our customers.”
TCS and GE will work together to create an innovative ‘industry solutions ecosystem’ by leveraging TCS’ comprehensive business and digital expertise to enrich GE’s Predix platform. TCS has already developed new IoT solutions on the Predix platform, such as Satellite Image Analytics, Supply Chain Monitoring, Prognostic Maintenance and Engine Telematics. Moreover, TCS has the largest pool of experts trained on the Predix platform and is significantly expanding its global team to support the unprecedented growth in the Industrial Internet, with more than 1,000 additional developers to be trained in 2016.
“TCS endeavors to digitally reimagine its customers’ business through innovative solutions,” said Anupam Singhal, Vice President, TCS. “We see great opportunities in leveraging our global industry expertise and assets, enriching GE’s Predix platform to drive favorable business outcomes for customers.”
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS,infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 344,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $15.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2015 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.
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