Larsen & Toubro Infotech (BSE: 540005) (NSE: LTI), a global technology and digital solutions consulting company, plans to expand its multi-year global alliance with IBM ( NYSE: IBM ) to help companies transform their operations through the adoption of hybrid cloud. With the proposed hub, LTI will help its customers migrate and modernize their core business applications by leveraging IBM’s open hybrid cloud platform built on Red Hat OpenShift.
LTI has developed industry-ready solutions using IBM’s hybrid cloud capabilities, including Cloud Pak for Data and Cloud Pak for Automation, and offerings that integrate IBM Watson solutions, to help customers automate, protect and update their processes and applications of business. This includes iDigitalization to automate workflow and digitize business processes for companies, iMaximize to help modernize the business integration landscape with pre-built accelerators and Make-the-Shift to help review legacy workloads.
As part of that relationship, LTI and IBM plan to establish a center of excellence in Bengaluru (India) in 2021. This center will offer a comprehensive set of IBM cloud, automation, integration, data and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to promote innovation. IBM plans to provide training for LTI employees to facilitate IBM design and development seminars for LTI customers.
Sudhir Chaturvedi , president of sales and member of the LTI Executive Board, stated: “Some of the world’s leading organizations rely on LTI as the preferred partner to enable their digital transformation trajectories and modernize their existing technology landscape. We are expanding our resolute relationship with IBM to enable customers to seamlessly access a hybrid cloud environment with best-in-class automation and integration. ”
Evaristus Mainsah , Managing Director, IBM Hybrid Cloud and Edge Ecosystem stated: “We are looking forward to expanding our collaboration with LTI to help customers in all sectors to migrate and modernize their mission-critical workloads by leveraging their solutions. IBM’s secure and open hybrid cloud. LTI’s deep domain knowledge, coupled with IBM’s open hybrid cloud and Cloud Pak offerings with Red Hat OpenShift, can help companies accelerate their digital transformation. ”
LTI is an IBM platinum business partner and a member of the IBM Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem. The IBM ecosystem initiative supports partners of all types, regardless of whether they develop, service or resell IBM technologies and platforms, to help customers manage and modernize workloads with Red Hat OpenShift for any environment in the cloud, including the IBM public cloud. Red Hat OpenShift is the industry’s leading enterprise Kubernetes platform. IBM’s public cloud is the industry’s most secure and open for business. With its leadership in security, enterprise-class features and support for open source technologies, IBM’s public cloud was developed to differentiate and extend hybrid cloud capabilities for enterprise workloads.