TCS to manage Bombardier's IT infrastructure in Germany

21st October 2013
TCS to  manage Bombardier's IT infrastructure in Germany

Mumbai, October 22, 2013 – Leading IT services and solutions organization, Tata Consultancy Services is to manage IT infrastructure for newly commissioned data centres of global leader in rail transportation technology, Bombardier Transportation. The multi-year, multi-million deal, is the first that TCS has signed with a rail-transportation technology provider.

TCS will provide remote infrastructure management (RIM) to Bombardier Transportation’s recently established data centres in Germany which harness private cloud services paired with a high level of virtualization.

Besides standard RIM Services, managing server, storage, network and security services, TCS will also operate and be responsible for all operational processes within Bombardier Transportation’s data centres and will also provide SAP Basis support to Bombardier Transportation.

Says Thomas Leidenbach, Vice President IS Infrastructure, Bombardier Transportation: "As a world leader in rail transportation, with operations in over 60 countries, our business requires a global mindset. India is central to Bombardier’s Information Services strategy – our relationship with TCS offers operational excellence in markets around the world."

Adds Sapthagiri Chapalapalli, Head of Central Europe at TCS: "This is a strategic step forward for TCS as it establishes us as a partner of choice for infrastructure services in the German market. Bombardier Transportation is executing a next generation IT Infrastructure program to drive efficiency, reliability and transparency."

TCS’ Central Europe operations (an operating area cutting across Germany and Austria) comprise over 4,000 professionals, servicing more than 80 leading German and Austrian companies such as Commerzbank, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Borse, as well as growing set of Upper midsize companies. The TCS Proximity Solution Centre in Dusseldorf for high-end projects and programs serves as a front end to the TCS Global Network Delivery Model, offering local-delivery capabilities and flexibility to German customers.