Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organisation, 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 centres 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 optimisation, and TCS WaferWise for anomaly detection in semiconductor manufacturing, the company said.
In order 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, modernising 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.
The company further added that TCS’ Google Business Unit offers customers 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 has developed a library of assets, blueprints, and accelerators to automate the 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 commercialising of advanced technologies.