Monday, February 9, 2009

Cisco Forms Strategic Alliance with Tata Consultancy Services

Cisco and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have formed a strategic alliance to develop and deliver information technology (IT) service solutions to help customers build or evolve next-generation data centers. The companies also announced the formation of a Cisco Technology Lab at the TCS campus in Chennai, India.

As part of the new practice, TCS will incorporate Cisco's Data Centre 3.0 technologies, with TCS' IT services, business solutions and outsourcing. The practice will focus on helping customers develop next-generation virtualized data centres and achieve greater operational and energy efficiency. The companies will also explore new networking innovations to address the needs of large and small businesses for IT services.