Nov 15: Indian tech major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced the expansion of its long-standing partnership with UK-based Rolls-Royce, the market leader in high performance power systems, in order to exploit future data innovation opportunities.
According to TCS, the partnership will help Rolls-Royce accelerate its ‘Digital First’ vision, deliver further value to customers, improve existing services, accelerate development and deployment times and create new areas of growth.
The company further said that the digital transformation for Rolls-Royce will be supported by its Connected Universe Platform, a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering that accelerates the development and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
“As part of this agreement, TCS, will provide IoT digital platform capability, allowing data to be captured, shared and analysed more quickly across Rolls Royce so that new products and services can be developed at pace. This will enable Rolls-Royce to use data to innovate within all of its businesses and collaborate more effectively with partners and customers,” it added.
Neil Crockett, Chief Digital Officer at Rolls-Royce, said, “this is an example of how we intend to unleash data innovation through collaboration. TCS is an outstanding partner with excellent experience in delivering a flexible and agile platform capability across many different markets. We expect to be able to realize both short-term and long-term benefits through collaboration with partners and customers on the TCS IoT platform. It will allow us to take advantage of fast-paced data innovation including accelerating our application of industrial artificial intelligence and a range of other cutting edge breakthrough opportunities.”
Meanwhile, TCS and Rolls-Royce will also build on their long-standing collaborative partnership by launching a world-class analytics and agile applications capability hub in Bangalore. TCS has also recently opened a new customer delivery centre in Derby, UK dedicated to servicing Rolls-Royce, and also will be supporting from its Global Delivery Centres Rolls-Royce sites across the UK, Germany, Nordics, Canada, Singapore and India.