Beijing/Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: TCS.BO, NSE: TCS.NS) today announced the inauguration of its latest Global Delivery Centre in Tianjin. The 300-seat delivery centre at Tianjin is TCS China’s fourth global delivery centre in China after Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou.
The Tianjin centre will support local business opportunities as well as business process outsourcing (BPO) opportunities for the Japanese, US and European market. This is in line with Tianjin’s ambition to become a world-class hub for global BPO operations.
TCS also announced that it had established its first office in Shenzhen targeting the booming South China market to tap local, regional and global business opportunities.
Girija Pande, executive vice president and head, Asia Pacific operations, TCS, said, “The Tianjin and Shenzhen facilities are strategic investments to strengthen our information technology infrastructure in order to leverage the local talent pool. These facilities will help us service the vibrant local market and support our international operations in Japan, US and Europe. This also reiterates our long term commitment to developing China as a strategic location in our offshoring and outsourcing value proposition.” He added, “The Tianjin delivery centre is an integral part of our Global Network Delivery Model™ which includes large delivery centres in India, Latin America, North America, Europe, all of them providing a quality of service and a certainty of outcome that our customers have come to expect from TCS.”
TCS continues to hire talented engineers and IT professionals from the region and its universities, strengthening its existing base of over 1,300 employees in China. The Tianjin facility will also serve as an extended centre of excellence for Microsoft, Oracle and SAP to meet the unique technology needs of the customers. TCS has established an Oracle and SAP centre of excellence in Hangzhou and Shanghai
With its first branch established in China back in July 2002, TCS was the first Indian IT company to begin operations in China. Since then TCS has continued to pursue opportunities in the China market and has integrated itself into China’s development. TCS China can offer a unique value proposition of near shore multilingual IT services delivery and quality to manufacturing, telecom, BFSI, transportation and retail organisations in China.
TCS provides best in class IT services to 30 large customers from the financial sector, manufacturing, telecommunications, and government sectors in China. TCS operations based in the Hangzhou Binjiang Hi-Tech industry development zone have been awarded the 2007 Hangzhou Best HR Award for its excellence in HR practices and Best Performing Company Award by the District Personnel Bureau of the Hangzhou Hi-tech industry development zone.