TCS to Help Manufacturers Drive Growth and Transformation with Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing

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Tata Consultancy Services’ Neural Manufacturing Suite of Solutions Offers Enterprises Connected, Cognitive and Collaborative Capabilities for Large-Scale Transformations

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) announced that it is now offering its TCS Neural Manufacturing suite of solutions on the newly-launched Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing, to help manufacturers accelerate their growth and transformation.

Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing combines solutions and services addressing industrial companies’ strategic priorities, helping them in their journey toward becoming connected digital enterprises. Manufacturers can reduce risk and deploy a multi-horizon journey focused on realising business value. The cloud combines various Microsoft technologies, linked by a common data model to build resiliency and sustainability through operational visibility, data integration, and digital collaboration.

TCS combines its deep industry knowledge, experience from working with leading enterprises worldwide, and its multi-horizon cloud transformation framework to help manufacturers achieve their business goals. The TCS Neural Manufacturing suite of solutions, including Clever EnergyTM, Cognitive Plant Operations Adviser, and digital manufacturing solution, offers enterprises connected, cognitive, and collaborative capabilities for their large-scale transformations. TCS showcased these solutions with Microsoft at Hannover Messe 2023 in Germany, demonstrating how manufacturers can create boundaryless business models, seamless customer experiences, and optimised value chains.

TCS is working with customers to boost efficiency in plant operations, improve safety, and drive excellence through data-led insights on Microsoft Cloud. By partnering with TCS to implement digital twin technology, one global manufacturer gained richer data-led insights, helping it increase its average yield and process consistency. Another consumer goods major is pursuing its net zero goals with TCS’ sustainability solutions on Azure.

In addition to these solutions, TCS offers manufacturers a comprehensive portfolio of services spanning IT, operations technology, Internet of Things (IoT) and digital engineering, and business operations leveraging its deep domain knowledge. These include strategy, consulting, implementation, and maintenance support services.

TCS helps clients scale up their product innovation programs at TCS Pace Ports™, a global network of research and co-innovation hubs for collaborative experimentation using the latest technologies, including from Microsoft, joint ideation, rapid prototyping, and solution deployment. At these sites, the teams can also leverage work done by TCS’ innovation ecosystem consisting of over 2,700 start-ups and 80 academic partners.

“TCS works with leading manufacturers globally, helping them pursue their growth and transformation initiatives. With Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing, we are bringing together our deep expertise and industry-leading portfolio of industrial IoT and engineering solutions in the TCS Neural Manufacturing suite to help our customers future-proof their manufacturing operations and drive competitive differentiation,” said Sreenivasa Chakravarti, Global Head, IoT & Digital Engineering, TCS.

Manufacturing transformation is being accelerated by connected solutions like TCS Neural Manufacturing solutions integrated with the Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing and utilizing edge compute, 5G, cloud and AI capabilities. Azure services bring simplicity to deliver and manage the solution at scale,” said Dominik Wee, Corporate Vice President, Manufacturing and Mobility Industry, Microsoft.

TCS’ Microsoft Business Unit (MBU) works with customers worldwide to accelerate their cloud transformation journey and is comprised of 50,000 Microsoft certified associates. TCS won the 2023 Microsoft Partner of the Year Award in the category MVP Industry Solutions Global Systems Integrator, the 2023 Microsoft US Partner of the Year Award in the categories of Global Systems Integrator, Industrials and Manufacturing, and Dynamics 365 Sales and Marketing, the Canada Impact Tech Intensity Services Impact Award, as well as the Malaysia Customer Success Partner of the Year. TCS is an Azure Expert Managed Service Provider and IoT Elite Partner. It has achieved all 6 Microsoft Solutions Partner Designations, received 17 Microsoft Specializations, and is a member of the 2022/2023 Inner Circle for Microsoft Business Applications. To learn more about the TCS MBU, visit: