TCS to provide cloud first digital solutions to Virgin Atlantic
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said that it has extended its partnership with British airline Virgin Atlantic to help it begin a new phase of recovery and growth by using innovative cloud first digital solutions.
The Indian IT services company will be exclusively responsible for the end-to-end operational management and digital transformation of Virgin Atlantic under the enhanced partnership.
As part of this, Tata Consultancy Services will enable Virgin Atlantic to utilize the best of Microsoft Azure by implementing various technology and business transformation initiatives. Apart from that, the Indian IT giant will develop innovative digital solutions with cloud first guiding principles to help the British airline enhance technology resilience, performance, and agility in the purpose-led transformation.
Ash Jokhoo – Chief Information and Data Officer of Virgin Atlantic said: “From the outset of our working relationship, TCS’ deep-rooted expertise in the airline industry and innovative approach to digital solutions has consistently helped us transform the modern-day flight experience.
“As we emerge from a period of great challenge and transition, our strong foundations and belief in our partnership with TCS remains integral to our strategy for future transformation.”
The expanded engagement will leverage the contextual knowledge and expertise of an integrated team made up of Tata Consultancy Services and Virgin Atlantic’s people to run and transform the latter’s end-to-end technology operations. It will involve the transfer of more than 70 of Virgin Atlantic’s technology team to Tata Consultancy Services, thereby bringing together diverse talent within a single integrated team.
Arun Pradeep – Business Head, Travel & Hospitality – Europe & UK, Tata Consultancy Services said: “The travel and hospitality industry is leveraging digital innovations to reimagine the experience for consumers looking forward to a positive return to air travel post the pandemic. We are pleased to partner with Virgin Atlantic to drive their digital transformation and power their next chapter of growth,” said
“We warmly welcome Virgin Atlantic’s employees into TCS, where they will see diverse opportunities for learning and career growth.”