TCS will provide Rolls-Royce with a range of engineering services and support; will open a hub at Bengaluru
The country’s largest software exporter, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), today announced a global engineering services partnership with power systems company Rolls-Royce, reports PTI.
Under the agreement, TCS will provide Rolls-Royce with a range of engineering services and support across the entire product lifecycle, which will enable the UK-based company to expand its engineering services footprint in India, TCS said in a statement.
The Tata Group company will also set up an engineering centre to cater to Rolls-Royce design and engineering requirements in Bengaluru, it added. The deal size, however, was not disclosed.
“India is a strategically significant market as well as an increasingly important technology services location for Rolls-Royce. The new collaboration with TCS will give us additional quality and cycle-time advantages,” said Rolls-Royce India president Anil Shrikhande.
The aerospace and defence sectors have been a major focus area for TCS and it has significantly expanded its engineering capabilities in this field. The agreement represents an important milestone for TCS in the aeronautical sector, the statement said.
"This partnership with Rolls-Royce is significant to TCS. This will lead to high-quality engineering solutions and services from TCS for complex aero engines under the Rolls-Royce standards of excellence,” said TCS vice-president and global head for engineering and industrial services, Regu Ayyaswamy.
Rolls-Royce provides power systems and services for use across the civil aerospace, defence aerospace, marine and energy sectors. Its customer base includes more than 600 airlines, 4,000 corporate and utility aircraft & helicopter operators, 160 armed forces and energy customers, in nearly 120 countries.
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