TCS unveils global center of excellence in support of SAP HANA

Tata Consultancy Services announced the launch of the TCS
Global Center of Excellence (CoE) in support of SAP HANA appliance software at
the SAP TechEd 2011 Las Vegas conference. The TCS
Global CoE has one of its largest SAP CoE Labs at TCS’ Seven Hills Park
Delivery Center in Milford, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati.   

SAP HANA is an appliance that combines SAP in-memory
technology with hardware from leading SAP partners allowing organizations to
gain instant insight into their business operations, so they can analyze all
the data available and quickly react to rapidly changing business conditions.

The TCS Global CoE in support of SAP HANA will enable
research and development focused on building applications for high-speed
analytics and managing performance-intensive business transactions on the SAP
platform. The CoE resides within and is closely integrated with the existing
TCS CoE global landscape, which includes centers in Europe, Latin America and

Technologies like SAP HANA have converged with business
to make enterprise intelligence possible, which further underscores the need
for such offerings,” said Raman Venkatraman, vice
president and global head, SAP Practice
, Tata Consultancy Services.

By incorporating SAP HANA into our offering we are further
enabled to better bring a flexible, cost-effective, real-time approach to
performance-driven data analytics for our clients,” Venkatraman added.

Built on a SAP HANA large” hardware platform, the TCS
CoE environment will deliver real-world business scenarios for multiple
industry sectors showcasing the capabilities and value proposition for SAP
HANA. TCS also plans to develop unique scenarios that
combine the power of SAP HANA and the Sybase® Unwired Platform to enable
powerful analytics on mobile devices.

Initially TCS will target five major industry clusters
– retail and consumer products, energy resources and utilities, high-tech,
insurance and telecom. TCS plans to eventually
develop unique business scenarios based on SAP HANA for every core industry
that TCS serves.

TCS has a strong focus on domain-led solutions for
strategic industries, including retail and consumer products, manufacturing,
life sciences, banking and insurance, travel and transportation, telecom, media
and entertainment, and energy resources and utilities, as well as unique
solutions based on SAP applications for specific industry areas such as dealer
management and legal management solutions.


The TCS CoE will leverage the blend of Tata Consultancy
Services’ existing technology leadership and innovation excellence in support
of SAP offerings, while enabling TCS to offer an end-to-end full suite of
software services tailored for the SAP HANA suite of solutions to help
customers achieve agility, adaptability and efficiency.

TCS’ SAP Practice, part of the TCS’ Enterprise Solutions
group, offers best-of-the-breed solutions and services in support of SAP
software to its clients around the world.  In 2006, TCS became the first
company in Asia to become an SAP global services partner.

From complex multi-cultural, multi-linguistic,
cross-country global rollouts to single site best-of-breed new initiative
implementations, TCS has one of the most diverse services portfolios in support
of SAP products today in the market place.

By Team
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