Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has entered into a long-term agreement with Finnish phone manufacturer Nokia, India's leading IT services and business solutions company announced today.
This comes in the wake of the news that Nokia is transferring more than 800 of its employees to TCS and HCL.
TCS said in a statement it was selected as a global IT partner after a rigorous selection process aimed at consolidating Nokia's global internal applications suite with a single provider.
The company's core applications for enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), product lifecycle management (PLM), supply chain management (SCM), enterprise information management (EIM) and corporate functions (COF) will be supported and developed by TCS across the world, said the IT services provider.
As a part of this engagement, TCS said it will work with Nokia in realising its future IT roadmap, driving consolidation, rationalisation and simplification of applications and also enabling business transformation across the core portfolios.
"Over the years, TCS has built a strong reputation as a partner that drives simplification and business enablement using its transformational framework that allows companies to drive significant next generation benefits. This deal with Nokia reflects our capability and commitment to the Nordic region. We are delighted to partner with Nokia and contribute to its future evolution," said, Amit Bajaj, Head - Nordic and Baltic Region, TCS. TCS' Nordic operations comprise over 4,500 professionals working across Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark & Iceland, servicing leading Nordic companies such as Nokia, Ericsson, TDC, ABB, Telenor, NETS and SAS.
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