TCS Recognized as a Leader in Cloud Advisory, Assessment and Migration Services by NelsonHall
TCS positioned highest for its mature portfolio of automation tools, industry-specific blueprints and global delivery footprint
MUMBAI, July 18, 2018: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been positioned as a Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT evaluation for Cloud Advisory, Assessment and Migration Services.
In an assessment of 15 global service providers, TCS has been positioned highest for its ability to deliver immediate benefit, as well as meet future client requirements.
“A cloud-first strategy is a foundational element of our customers’ digital transformation journey in a Business 4.0 world,” said Krishnan Ramanujam, President, Business & Technology Services group, TCS. “Our leadership ranking in this assessment is a validation of our comprehensive offerings for cloud enablement, the market success we are experiencing, and our customer-centric approach that anticipates the market’s future needs.”
TCS offers a comprehensive portfolio of services around cloud enablement, consisting of advisory services, strategy and roadmap definition, cloud discovery and assessment, deployment and implementation, cybersecurity, platform related services, workload migration and hybrid managed services, spanning public, private and hybrid cloud environments.
TCS uses its contextual knowledge of the customer’s business and technology landscape to recommend the most appropriate cloud strategy, build a comprehensive business case, prioritize workloads and envision the cloud architecture. In keeping with its industry-leading Machine First Delivery Model (MFDM™), TCS offers a variety of proprietary automation tools and accelerators to reduce the time to market and deliver differentiated outcomes. These include:
- TCS Cloud Counsel: Digitised cloud candidature assessment toolset that offers cloud discovery, assessment and recommendation framework for cloud migration.
- TCS Cloud Mason: Rapidly define, design and deploy cloud foundational platforms using multiple cloud providers
- TCS Cloudaire: Enables automation-driven migration of infrastructure, applications, databased and end-user workspaces to cloud along with cross cloud migration
- TCS Cloud Pinnacle: Niche PaaS platforms and related services. It Includes pre-built integration APIs for various cloud vendors
- TCS Cloud Exponence: A multi-tenant cloud management platform that delivers multiple managed public cloud environments across geographies in shared/dedicated services model
Based on the transformation path of the individual workload, TCS re-architects existing applications using microservices or replaces them with new cloud-native applications or with third-party SaaS/PaaS alternatives. TCS’ transformation teams adopt agile methodologies to build and test these applications for better performance and reliability, and deploy them with faster time-to-production using DevOps.
Workload transformation is accelerated using TCS’ industry blueprints, which leverage the organization’s deep domain expertise across multiple industries. These provide a templatized approach for migrating industry-specific applications and common business functions to the optimal target IT environment.
TCS has strategic relationships with all of the leading cloud technology providers, like AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google. 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 cloud-based IP, 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 Services customers.
David McIntire, IT Services Research Director with NelsonHall, said: “Clients are looking to cloud as the foundation for broader digital transformation, and seek guidance on how to best migrate an entire application landscape to the cloud. TCS’ investments in building a broad tool set of assessment and migration accelerators and industry cloud templates position it well to help clients achieve their objectives.”
“TCS’ investments in cloud capabilities, accelerators, IP, and our alliance partnerships make us the preferred transformation partner for customers looking to adopt the cloud in their journey to become lighter, smarter and faster,” added Krishnan Ramanujam.
 NelsonHall Cloud Advisory, Assessment & Migration Services NEAT by David McIntire, July 2018
About Tata Consultancy Services:
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 400,000 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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