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TCS to support Virgin Atlantic in its Digital Transformation programme

Zafar Anjum | Jan. 22, 2015
Airline signs multi-year partnership covering private cloud, Infrastructure-as-a-Service and IT support services

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been selected by Virgin Atlantic Airways (VAA), one of the UK's leading airlines, to provide fully managed services to transform and optimise its IT processes, applications and infrastructure.

Announcing this today, the IT services company said it will set up a private cloud for Virgin Atlantic and provide services including Infrastructure-as-a-Service, End User Services and Application Support Services across the whole of Virgin Atlantic's technology landscape.

The initiative is a part of Virgin Atlantic's strategy to invest in operational efficiencies and innovations to help it maintain its market leadership, TCS said in a statement.

"In order for Virgin Atlantic to maintain and build on our position as market leaders, it is vital for us to simplify our IT processes and create a technology landscape that is more agile and responsive to our growing business requirements," commented David Bulman, CIO, Virgin Atlantic Airways. "TCS has strong reputation in the aviation industry and - from our previous work with the company - we know it to be a very capable service provider with world-leading expertise. We are delighted to enter into a long-term strategic partnership with Tata Consultancy Services. We look forward to working closely together to improve the experience we deliver our customers, through the development of new digital solutions."

 

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