Industrial Centre Partners With TCS To Accelerate MSME IT Adoption

Pithampur Audyogig Sangathan (PAS), an association of industries in Pithampur, an industrial base in central India, has announced its partnership with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), to offer integrated, end-to-end IT solutions to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) members. This relationship with TCS will help PAS members enhance their competitiveness by leveraging TCS’ unique ‘IT-as-a-Service’ offering for small and medium business. This end-to-end 'IT-as-a-Service' model is backed by TCS' technology expertise, delivery efficiency and service offerings, thereby redefining the way IT is consumed by MSMEs.

Gautam Kothari, president, PAS, said, "There is increasing awareness in industries about the threats and challenges of a globalised economy. Today, we face the problems of dealing with multiple vendors and continual technology changes. There is a need to address IT adoption by MSMEs in an integrated and holistic manner".

Darshan Kataria, secretary-in-chief, PAS, said, "Our members cut across diverse industries addressing domestic and global markets and hence, their needs have to be serviced by established partners with global standards of excellence together with a strong commitment to the Indian market and especially in the small and medium business sector".

Kedar Bankada, chairman, PAS, said, "PAS' partnership with TCS allows our members to leverage technology in a unique build-as-you-grow service model with minimum upfront investment and monthly subscription fee".

Venguswamy Ramaswamy, global head – Small and Medium Business, TCS said, "TCS has launched the 'IT-as-a-Service' business to address the challenges of MSMEs to leverage IT for business competitiveness. TCS is committed to working with cluster-associations like PAS. This will help enhance IT adoption amongst their members by meeting their end-to-end IT needs including office, business and core industry specific ERP solutions."

Updated Date: Jan 31, 2017 01:52:39 IST