TCS Selects AT&T for IP VPN

AT&T rolls out MPLS IP VPN network for for Tata Consultancy Services

August 17, 2005

1 Min Read

MUMBAI, India -- AT&T announced the rollout of the state-of-the-art Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)-based global communication network for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global information technology consulting services organization

This is the first large-scale deployment of an MPLS network for an Indian IT company. AT&T will provide an MPLS-based Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) solution integrating more than 130 TCS locations across North America, South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific - including more than ten Global Delivery Centers that will be connected over the new network. The Asia-Pacific portion of the network includes Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney in Australia; Hangzhou in China; Yokohama in Japan; and Mumbai and Chennai in India. VSNL will provide the network links within and from India.

The first phase of deployment covers 27 sites - ten locations in North America; seven across Europe, Middle East and Africa; seven in Asia Pacific; and three in Central and Latin America. The second phase will cover another 100 TCS locations across the globe and will extend application support for many of the TCS offshore development teams.

K. Ananth Krishnan, Vice President, Tata Consultancy Services said: “This network knits the global TCS community on one platform and enables a single view of the enterprise from any part of the world.

“TCS associates across the world can now collaborate and innovate using the knowledge management system, telephony, mail and chat, video conferencing - all available on a single global platform, thanks to our technology partners, AT&T as well as VSNL,” he added.

AT&T Corp.

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like