Tata Consultancy Services enhances Co-op’s digital transformation with cloud migration


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a global leader in IT services, consulting, and business solutions, has announced the extension of its partnership with The Co-operative Group Limited (Co-op), a major consumer cooperative with diverse interests in food, funerals, insurance, and legal services. This expanded collaboration is set to bolster Co-op’s adoption of a cloud-first strategy, supporting its business growth and sustainability goals.

For over fourteen years, TCS has been a strategic partner to Co-op, facilitating numerous transformative projects within the cooperative’s retail, franchise programs, and core system operations. These initiatives have significantly accelerated Co-op’s time to market, created new revenue streams, and increased its agility to adapt swiftly to new business scenarios. The deep-rooted partnership now moves towards enhancing Co-op’s infrastructure through a comprehensive shift from traditional data centers to a scalable, cloud-based environment managed by TCS Enterprise Cloud.

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The migration to a managed, scalable cloud environment is designed to lay a solid foundation for Co-op’s future capabilities and expansion while aligning with its commitment to reducing energy consumption and achieving sustainability targets. TCS’s role will extend to managing the hybrid cloud and Software as a Service (SaaS) estate, ensuring enhanced resilience and agility for Co-op’s operations.

Tata Consultancy Services Expands Partnership with The Co-operative Group for Cloud-First Strategy

Tata Consultancy Services Expands Partnership with The Co-operative Group for Cloud-First Strategy

Rob Elsey, Chief Digital and Information Officer at The Co-operative Group, expressed enthusiasm about the continued partnership with TCS, highlighting the alignment with Co-op’s growth priorities and the transformation in operational and cloud strategies. Shekar Krishnan, Head of Retail & CPG – UK & Europe at TCS, reiterated the value of the long-standing relationship, emphasizing TCS’s commitment to supporting Co-op’s cloud-first strategy with its domain expertise and technological capabilities.

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TCS stands as one of the UK’s largest IT service providers by revenue, boasting over 45 years of operation in the region. With more than 23,000 employees in the UK and Ireland, TCS has been instrumental in shaping the digital landscape of numerous prestigious British businesses. The firm’s commitment to delivering high customer satisfaction has been recognized in independent surveys of CIOs from the UK’s largest IT spending organizations, further cementing its reputation as a preferred IT service provider.

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