TCS Recognized as a Leader in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services by NelsonHall
Tata Consultancy Services’ Cloud Exponence Solution for Cloud Brokerage and Orchestration and its Enterprise Intelligent Automation Unit were Cited as Strengths
NEW YORK | MUMBAI, JANUARY 17, 2019: 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 NelsonHall NEAT for Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services.
In an assessment of 12 global service providers, TCS has been positioned highly for both its ability to deliver immediate benefit and its ability to meet future client requirements. Cited as strengths were the company’s global delivery capabilities and its broad mix of geographic and industry customers. The report also highlighted TCS’ intellectual property – Cloud Exponence for cloud brokerage and orchestration solutions and its Enterprise Intelligent Automation (EIA) unit that drives automation.
“Cloud enables enterprises to unlock new revenue streams in their journey to becoming Business 4.0™ organizations,” said Krishnan Ramanujam, President, Business & Technology Services group, TCS. “Our leadership position in this report demonstrates our depth of capabilities, investments in innovation, and the resultant market success.”
TCS has a strong portfolio of end-to-end cloud services – Cloud Counsel, Cloud Mason, Cloud Migration, Cloud Pinnacle, and Cloud Exponence – spanning the entire cloud lifecycle for private, public, hybrid and multi cloud environments. TCS’ Enterprise Intelligence Automation unit applies the Machine First Delivery Model (MFDM™) through robotics, machine learning, and AI to its cloud solutions. 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 offers a broad range of flexible private cloud infrastructure options.
TCS’ Cloud Brokerage Services has the digital value broker capability to shift to project-based operations by moving brokerage to a 100% agile and DevOps model. This is provided through Cloud Exponence, a multi-tenant cloud delivery platform, designed by TCS. This platform allows enterprises easily manage environments spanning public, private and hybrid cloud, offering a high quality digital user experience.
Salient features of the platform include a plug and play service delivery model with fully configurable functionalities, processes for cloud service delivery, a single console enterprise view across multiple cloud platforms allowing improved management and optimization using a digitized architecture library of application environments, a catalogue based service model for customers to choose services on an as-needed basis, effective assurance of cloud security – leveraging standardized, uniform operational methodologies – and a machine-first approach and continuous integration/continuous delivery, using native cloud services.
TCS’ Orchestration Services leverage automation through ignio™ or any other third party automation platform for provisioning, remediation, and operations blueprinting. These services include server management and automation with predictive maintenance and self-heal.
John Laherty, Senior Research Analyst with NelsonHall said, “TCS’ services look to embed intelligence, agility, automation, and cloud to support the evolution of Business 4.0 enterprises, which includes the smart orchestration of applications, technology platforms and data. The company has a strong focus on Cloud Exponence, providing the self-service provisioning and orchestration across multiple tools that clients require. It is also placing focus on cloud management services in support of cloud brokerage and orchestration services, including governance, and business and digital metrics to drive the desired business outcomes, positioning it well to help clients achieve their objectives.”
“Our services are guided by the Business 4.0 thought leadership framework, location independent agile methods, and MFDM. Increased investments in proprietary platforms and solutions, along with our technical expertise, contextual knowledge and a customer centric approach make us a preferred partner for enterprises in their transformation journey,” adds Krishnan Ramanujam.
NelsonHall is the leading global analyst firm dedicated to helping organizations understand the 'art of the possible' in IT and business services with analysts in the U.S., U.K., and Continental Europe, NelsonHall provides buy-side organizations with detailed, critical information on markets and vendors (including NEAT assessments) that helps them make fast and highly informed sourcing decisions. And for vendors, NelsonHall provides deep knowledge of market dynamics and user requirements to help them hone their go-to-market strategies. NelsonHall ’s research is based on rigorous, all-original research, and is widely respected for the quality, depth, and insight of its analysis.
 Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services NEAT, NelsonHall, September 2018
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 the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, Cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of IT, Business & Technology Services, and engineering. This is delivered through its unique Location Independent Agile 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 417,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 billion for year ended March 31, 2018 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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