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Tata Consultancy Services Launches Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata

Monday, March 19, 2012

Tata Consultancy Services Launches Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata10:32 EDT Monday, March 19, 2012New Facility Enables Customers to Experience the Benefits of Oracle Exadata Database MachineMUMBAI, India, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, announced today the official opening of its Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine. Located in Kolkata, India, TCS' new state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to showcasing the capabilities of Oracle Exadata Database Machine for customers across industries and geographies. TCS is a Diamond level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and has achieved multiple Specializations including an Advanced Specialization for Oracle Exadata Database Machine. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the only database machine that provides extreme performance for both data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads, making it the ideal platform for consolidating onto private clouds. It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure, and redundant."We are committed to helping our customers benefit from the latest technologies and leverage best practices so that they can bring innovative products to the market faster than their competitors," said Sridhar Bakshi, Global Head of Oracle Enterprise Solutions at TCS. "With our new Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine, we are unveiling a valuable resource for our customers who want to see first-hand the impact that Oracle Exadata can have on their business today and in the future." TCS offers its customers end-to-end consulting services, from strategy formulation to maintenance and support. TCS helps clients leverage Oracle applications and technologies ? including Oracle Fusion Applications, the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft, Oracle's JD Edwards, Oracle's Siebel CRM, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Database ? to optimize performance and succeed in the evolving business environment. TCS has over 15,000 Oracle consultants, of which more than 4,000 are OPN-Implementation Certified."TCS' new Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata is a strong example of our commitment to delivering engineered systems that help our customers drive efficiencies, innovate and gain a competitive edge," said Michelle Montalvo, Vice President, Global System Integrator Alliances, Oracle.  "We look forward to seeing our customers utilize this facility to impact their businesses." About Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPO, infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model? (GNDM), recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India's largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 226,000 of the world's best-trained consultants in 42 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $8.2 billion for year ended March 31, 2011 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.Follow TCS on Twitter.Subscribe to an RSS Feed of TCS Press Releases.About the Oracle PartnerNetworkOracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle's products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit: http://www.oracle.com/partners. About OracleOracle engineers hardware and software to work together in the cloud and in your data center. For more information about Oracle (NASDAQ:ORCL), visit www.oracle.com.TrademarksOracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.SOURCE Tata Consultancy ServicesFor further information: Global: +91 22 6778 9999, pradipta.bagchi@tcs.com, India, + 91 22 6778 9077, ashish.babu@tcs.com, USA/Canada, +1-646-313-4594, m.mccabe@tcs.com, Europe/UK, +32 474308423, abhinav.kumar@tcs.com, all of TCS; or Vandana Shenoy, Oracle Corporate Communications Director, +91 124 4328156, vandana.shenoy@oracle.com