Mumbai: Country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services Tuesday said it has bagged a five-year multi-million euros deal from SAS Scandinavian Airlines to help transform and optimise its IT infrastructure.
TCS will implement its propriety cloud-based solutions to simplify and standardise SAS IT landscape and the initiative is a part of the SAS' "4 Excellence Next Generation" strategy, aimed at improving competitiveness of the SAS Group, TCS said in a statement.
Through this partnership, SAS will also tap into TCS' Aviation and Digital Innovation Labs to develop solutions addressing the needs of the new digital consumer, it added.
SAS Scandinavian Airlines is one of Northern Europe's major airline, with more than 1,100 daily departures to 136 destinations in Scandinavia, Europe, the US and Asia.
"TCS is pleased to be selected as a strategic partner in SAS' transformation journey to address the new paradigm in the aviation industry, which is characterised by intense competition and demanding customers who are increasingly going digital," TCS Head of North Europe Amit Bajaj said.
TCS has recently been selected for several engagements like TDC in Denmark, Posten in Norway, Nokia in Finland and SAS in Sweden and the Nordic region at large.
"TCS has emerged as a clear partner of choice for Nordic companies looking to reinvent themselves in this new digital age," Bajaj said.
Present in the Nordic region since 1991, TCS' operations in the region comprise over 5,500 professionals working across Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.
First Published: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 23:57