Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that it is expanding its strategic partnership with Google Cloud with the launch of Google Garages at its TCS Pace Port co-innovation and advanced research centers in Amsterdam, New York and Tokyo.
The TCS Google Garages provide an immersive experience for companies to evaluate cloud solutions, develop and prototype applications, apply analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities using design thinking and agile development to address business opportunities and create value. Further, they are enabling the availability of TCS’ rich portfolio of leading-edge, industry-centric products and platforms on Google Cloud. These include TCS BaNCS for core banking and financial services, TCS OmniStore for retailers to provide unified customer journeys powered by AI, TCS Optumera for merchandising and supply chain optimization, and TCS WaferWise for anomaly detection in semiconductor manufacturing.
To strengthen the partnership further, TCS and Google Cloud will jointly develop new industry-specific solutions with a focus on delivering digital consumer experiences in retail, modernizing manufacturing processes with AI and connected machines, and building multi-cloud platforms for the financial services industry.
“TCS and Google Cloud are helping enterprises reimagine and transform their businesses by harnessing the full value of cloud to enable greater resilience, speed and business value. Our expanded strategic partnership and the new Google Garages at TCS Pace Ports will help us empower enterprises with the vital capabilities needed to embrace cloud for purpose-led, sustainable growth,” said Krishnan Ramanujam, Business Group Head, Business and Technology Services, TCS.
TCS’ Google Business Unit offers customers a full complement of services and solutions leveraging TCS’ domain-focused innovation and Google Cloud’s suite of technologies, helping them achieve superior business outcomes from cloud transformation initiatives. TCS is a Premier Google Cloud partner and provides end-to-end services in the areas of cloud migration, application and data modernization, managed services, SAP on cloud, digital transformation and industry-specific propositions. TCS has developed a library of assets, blueprints and accelerators to automate delivery and management of different stages of the cloud lifecycle.
TCS Pace Port is a global network of innovation hubs designed to enable multidisciplinary in-person and virtual collaboration between TCS, its customers, partners, universities, and local startups, for rapid prototyping, researching, and commercializing of advanced technologies and first-of-a-kind projects.