TCS partners Microsoft for setting up virtualisation centre
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Last Updated: Tuesday, September 08, 2009, 14:29
  
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.

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First Published: Tuesday, September 08, 2009, 14:29


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