IBM to provide its services to Suzlon

by CXOtoday Staff    Oct 20, 2010

tieup210IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced that Suzlon Energy, a wind turbine generator (WTG) manufacturer, has chosen IBM as a strategic partner. In this 5-year engagement, IBM will provide business consulting services to Suzlon and manage its application development and maintenance requirements. Suzlon also recently upgraded its storage infrastructure with IBM’s next generation, high end open disk storage system, XIV.

“We have extended our relationship with IBM into a full-fledged strategic partnership, for its ability to provide differentiated services and deliver tangible results,” remarked Shirish Godbole, President, Information Technology, Suzlon Energy.

Suzlon informed that, IBM will help the company, optimize its costs and resources and enable its IT team to focus more on the transformational capabilities of IT. IBM will also help Suzlon streamline its IT operations and improve the levels of serviceability to business. During this engagement, IBM will provide Suzlon with full-scope application management service, along with seamless IT support for its operations globally.

“We look forward to a very rewarding partnership with Suzlon and help them continue their strong growth, both domestically and abroad,” remarked Vanitha Narayanan, managing partner, Global Business Services, IBM India/South Asia.