Mumbai: IT outsourcing firm Tata Consultancy
Services has entered into an alliance with Microsoft India to
launch a virtualisation Center of Excellence (CoE) in Chennai.
The Microsoft-TCS virtualisation CoE is a joint
initiative by the companies to accelerate the adoption of virtualisation technology in India, TCS said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange today.
"Virtualisation is one of the most disruptive
technologies in the world today. Through our partnership...we
will address this crucial market need and help customers lend
the benefits of virtualisation technology," Microsoft India
Managing Director Rajan Anandan said.
Virtualisation is the creation of a virtual (rather than
actual) version of something, such as an operating system, a
server, a storage device or network resources. This helps
companies in cutting costs and optimising resources.
"We are always looking to enhance the services we provide
to our customers. The Microsoft-TCS virtualisation CoE is an
initiative aimed at enabling our customers rapidly realise the
advantages of this technology," TCS Infrastructure Services,
Vice President & Global Head PR Krishnan said.