June 06, 2018

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise partners with TCS to digitally transform their products to be IP-centric and Cloud ready

The digital platforms to foster an agile business environment, and driving digital marketing initiatives to significantly elevate and enrich the customer experience

PARIS | MUMBAI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, today announced the expansion of its strategic partnership with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise* (ALE), a leading provider of On-premise and Cloud-hosted Communications and Networking solutions for small, medium and large enterprises.

TCS and ALE have a multidimensional partnership spanning across R&D, IT, and Business Process Services. TCS has been ALE’s partner of choice for many strategic initiatives such as co-creating next generation unified communication platforms, rolling out digital platforms to foster an agile business environment, and driving digital marketing initiatives to significantly elevate and enrich the customer experience.

ALE has partnered with TCS, to boost the digital transformation of their product portfolio and make them cloud ready, fully IP-centric and virtualised. This will enable their next generation enterprise customers compete in a digital world where instant enterprise collaboration and unified multi-channel communication are increasingly becoming key to success in the marketplace. As part of this relationship, TCS and ALE will also collaborate on creating new capabilities and features to the unified communication platform like adding new vertical solutions to deliver exponential value for ALE customers across industry verticals.

TCS will also help ALE accelerate product innovation through continuous delivery powered by DevOps and enhanced operational excellence. The cognitive capabilities of TCS’s Intelligent 360 Degree Assurance™ platform will be used to bring adaptive test assurance by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve product quality and achieve faster time to market.

V Rajanna, vice president and global head, technology business unit, TCS, said, “ALE is a valued partner for TCS and we are very excited to build upon our partnership with ALE in the product engineering domain. TCS is a recognised global leader in Digital Transformation Services and we are committed to bring our best talent, tools and frameworks to help ALE on their digital journey towards reshaping their products harnessing the power of new transformational digital technologies. We are keen to continue investing in the partnership to support ALE in their vision and bring innovative solutions faster to the market.”

Nicolas Brunel, EVP, communication business division, ALE, said, “TCS with their strong expertise in product engineering domain is the right partner to accelerate product innovation powered by leading edge digital technologies. This partnership will enable ALE to to meet the evolving needs of our customers and empower them to compete in the digital era.”