Tata Communications said that it has been selected as the principal partner by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to work on digital technologies. Under this partisanship, the newly formed CII – Tata Communications Centre for Digital Transformation will bring the industry together to work on mobile, cloud, Internet of Things (IoT).
As the principal partner to the CII, Tata Communications will bring leadership and expertise in providing customers and partners with digital infrastructure and services.
“Digital infrastructure is the springboard for societal and national development. Together with the Confederation of Indian Industry, Tata Communications will champion a digital first economy, bringing together key policy makers, business voices and technology innovation to spark connections that unleash digital transformation for the good of people, communities and businesses,” said Vinod Kumar, Managing Director and CEO, Tata Communications.
“Digital transformation enables an organisation to better compete in a constantly changing economic landscape as technology evolves. Adoption of Digital Transformation is not an option but a necessity for Indian corporates. The CII – Tata Communications Centre for Digital Transformation would help Indian corporates towards adopting digital technologies to enhance their competitiveness. With its heritage in providing Indian cities, utilities and businesses with world-class digital infrastructure and services, Tata Communications is well placed to provide strategic leadership to guide the digital transformation of India,” said Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII.
The CII has 8,500 direct members and 200,000 indirect members through 265 national and regional industry bodies; 67 offices including 11 overseas and institutional partnerships in 126 countries.