Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is a leading provider of IT services, consulting and business solutions, and outsourcing. Since the founding of the firm in 1968, TCS has partnered with some of the world’s largest businesses. Over the past 50 years, TCS has become a large global firm with over 436,000 experienced and well-trained consultants across 46 countries.
With a global network delivery model, TCS offers management services, e-business, architecture and technology consulting, engineering, application development and maintenance, security, and infrastructure development to organizations in over 53 countries worldwide. The primary specialization of the firm, and why many leading businesses call on its expertise, is for customized software packages. TCS serves a variety of industries with services including finance, telecommunication, banking, insurance, retail, and many others. Additionally, TCS belongs to the Tata Group, which is one of India’s largest business conglomerates – made up of over 95 companies across 6 continents.
Through both TCS and their 67 subsidiaries, the firm provides a variety of information technology-related products and services. These primarily include business process outsourcing, application development, enterprise software, hardware sizing, capacity planning, consulting, payment processing, software management, and technology education services. TCS has established software products such as TCS BaNCS and TCS MasterCraft.
Service at TCS are organized into the following service lines: Application development and maintenance, Asset leverage solutions, Assurance services, Business process outsourcing, Consulting, Engineering and Industrial services, Enterprise solution, and IT infrastructure services.
Tata is placed among one of the largest IT services provides and most valuable IT services brands globally. In 2015, Forbes ranked TCS 64th overall in the Forbes World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking – making it both the top Indian company and the highest-ranked IT services company. In 2018, TCS was ranked 11th on the Fortune India 500 list, and has become the first Indian IT company to exceed $100 billion in market capitalization.