TCS and Google Cloud expand partnership with new AI offering

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has expanded its partnership with Google Cloud and the launch of its new offering, TCS Generative AI which leverages Google Cloud’s generative AI services.

This new offering aims to design and deploy custom-tailored business solutions that help clients use this new technology to accelerate business growth and transformation.

TCS has developed a large portfolio of AI-powered solutions and intellectual property in the areas of AIOps, Algo Retail, smart manufacturing, digital twins and robotics. The company is currently working with clients in multiple industries to explore the use of generative AI and how it can deliver value to business needs. The partnership adds to TCS’ portfolio of alliances, now featuring Oracle, AWS, Microsoft, IFS, IBM, Salesforce and more.

Powered by Google Cloud’s Generative AI tools, Vertex AI, Generative AI Application Builder and Model Garden, TCS will use its client-specific contextual knowledge to ideate solutions jointly with clients, rapidly prototype the most promising ideas and build full-fledged transformation solutions with enhanced time to value.

The TCS Google Business Unit offers customers a full catalog of services and solutions, leveraging TCS’ contextual knowledge, industry-focused innovation, and Google Cloud’s platform capabilities.

TCS will now continue its investment in training, with now over 25,000 engineers certified on Google Cloud and over 50,000 associates trained in AI. Within the year, the firm plans to earn 40,000 skill badges on Google Cloud Generative AI to support the anticipated demand for its new offering.

Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president, global partner ecosystems and channels, Google Cloud, said: “TCS’ expertise in business transformation and its commitment to train thousands of people on Google Cloud Generative AI will be important assets for businesses accelerating their generative AI adoption.

“TCS and Google Cloud will help address industry-specific challenges and opportunities with generative AI capabilities and solutions, with a focus on addressing real-world use cases and adding business value.”

Krishnan Ramanujam, president, Enterprise Growth Group, TCS, said: “With deep contextual knowledge of our customers’ businesses, we are well positioned to build innovative enterprise-level solutions using generative AI. Our launch partnership with Google Cloud on generative AI enables us to rapidly create value for our customers. TCS is investing in assets, frameworks and talent to harness the power of generative AI to enable growth and transformation for our customers.”