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‘’As we move towards a modern managed services model, we needed a trusted IT partner with significant experience in providing this service. We chose TCS because of their expertise in the managed services space, their ability to scale globally and to work with highly complex organizations.’’

– Alec Joannou, Group CIO, ABB

‘’We commissioned RIO as a strategic program with our ace suppliers in the industry and recognized TCS as a competent, culture-fit choice who can deliver services in an entrepreunrial partnership way.’’

– Daniele Lisetto, Head of IS Strategy Office, ABB; Sponsor - Program RIO

ZURICH | MUMBAI, September 3, 2020: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been selected by ABB Information Systems for transforming its hosting infrastructure and cloud service management. The Swiss-headquartered technology leader identified TCS as its service partner as a part of the organization’ endeavor to Rationalizing IT Operations (code named: Program RIO) and intends to increase the flexibility, scalability and resilience of the hosting services delivered to the business.

TCS will function as ABB’ managed service partner with an end-to-end responsibility in Hosting Infrastructure and Cloud Service Management. TCS will transition from ABB’ incumbent and steer the transformation journey in a structured approach along with ABB. Through the transformation TCS will optimize, simplify and improve the quality assurance of services via automation and consolidation of services housed in ABB’s strategic datacenters and remote sites, with a cloud-first approach. This will be done in-line with ABB’s new Operating Model.

“Our strategic investments coupled with unmatched industry expertise and deep contextual knowledge have made us the preferred transformation partner for progressive manufacturing organizations across the world.”

–  Susheel Vasudevan, Business Group Head, Manufacturing & Utilities, TCS

TCS' cognitive automation software, Ignio™, will be used to harness the power of AI, machine learning, and advanced software engineering to autonomously resolve issues and make the infrastructure stack self-healing and resilient. TCS Cloud Exponence™ platform provides frictionless, rapid on-boarding, and standardized delivery experience in a hybrid cloud environment. TCS will deploy its Machine First Delivery Model™ to reduce operating risk, boost velocity and enhance resilience. TCS Intelligent Cloud Migration Continuum (iCMC™) solution will be used to create an optimized transformation roadmap that lays out the migration sequence tailored to meet the business needs.

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 443,000 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

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