Bombardier Transportation selects TCS for IT infrastructure

Bombardier Transportation, a global leader in rail transportation technology has selected TCS to manage its IT infrastructure for newly commissioned datacenters in Germany.

The multi-year, multi-million deal is the first that TCS has signed with a rail-transportation technology provider to drive operational efficiency and improve agility.

As part of the contract, TCS will provide Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) to Bombardier Transportation’s recently established datacenters in Germany. The new datacenters will establish a leading-edge technology platform for Bombardier, through the introduction of private cloud services paired with a high level of virtualization.

Besides standard RIM Services, managing server, storage, network and security services, TCS will also operate and be responsible for all operational processes within Bombardier Transportation’s data centers. TCS will also provide SAP Basis support to Bombardier Transportation.

“As a world leader in rail transportation, with operations in over 60 countries, our business requires a global mindset. India is central to Bombardier’s Information Services strategy – our relationship with TCS offers operational excellence in markets around the world,” says Thomas Leidenbach, vice president, IS Infrastructure, Bombardier Transportation.

Sapthagiri Chapalapalli, head, Central Europe, TCS said, “This is a strategic step forward for TCS as it establishes us as a partner of choice for infrastructure services in the German market. Bombardier Transportation is executing a next generation IT infrastructure program to drive efficiency, reliability and transparency. Our deep domain expertise and best practices will help Bombardier meet these strategic transformation objectives.”

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