Santa Clara, February 1, 2012: India’s biggest IT services, consulting and business solutions firm, Tata Consultancy Services has opened a Customer Collaboration Centre in heart of the US Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, California.
The centre will serve as the worldwide headquarters of TCS’ Mobility Solutions, which aims to bring the benefits of emerging technologies like big data, analytics and mobility to enterprises across all industries. The centre will also serve as the base for TCS’ Next Gen Solutions, which applies the latest advances in software technology to real-world business problems that customers may face. It is designed to provide an open, innovative and collaborative workspace that adopts the entrepreneurial spirit and best practices employed by the world’s leading start-up companies in the Valley.
Says TCS’ CEO and Managing Director N Chandrasekaran: “Silicon Valley is a perfect place for this new TCS customer collaboration centre, given the match between the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of TCS and that of the Valley. The convergence of the innovation in the Valley with the highly scalable, high quality and cost-effective engineering strength of TCS will help jumpstart the powerful new phenomenon of the democratization of innovation.”
Brook Taylor, Deputy Director at the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, says: “TCS’ decision to choose Silicon Valley as the global headquarters for its Mobility Solutions and Next Gen Solutions is a significant contribution to California’s innovative economy. California is the global leader in high-tech employment and our office looks forward to working closely with TCS as they create valuable job opportunities for our citizens.”
The launch of the new TCS collaboration centre was attended by local officials including US Congressman Mike Honda and over 65 customers from the USA, Canada and Europe. The Santa Clara centre is the latest addition to TCS’ growing operations across North America where it has been operating since 1979 when it established its first office in New York City. TCS now has more than twenty offices across the region including four development centres and centres of excellence creating winning solutions that provide its North-American customers with a competitive edge in the marketplace.
Tata Consultancy Services is a part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate and has over 226,000 consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $8.2 billion for year ended March 31, 2011 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. www.tcs.com