Tata Consultancy Services Ranks 50 On 2013 InformationWeek 500

it voice  Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, announced that it ranked 50 on this year’s Information Week 500– a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. The full list can be on www.informationweek.com/500. This year TCS broke through to the top 5 in the IT Industry Category.

At TCS, we believe in the importance of using our technological innovation skills to give back to the communities where we work and live,” said Alok Kumar, Vice President & Global Head – Internal IT and Shared Services. “We are delighted to be recognized by InformationWeek for our optimization of energy consumption through green IT innovation.

The company’s most recent Information Week recognition reflects TCS’ work to optimize energy consumption through the usage of energy efficient and environment friendly infrastructure. By optimizing the performance of datacenters, improving information system efficiency, reducing TCS’ carbon footprint, and managing e-waste, TCS enabled sustainable business development. TCS innovatively used technologies such as server consolidation and virtualization, optimized cooling infrastructure, utilized intelligent Power Distribution units, enabled paperless offices through digitization, and rolled out indigenously developed videoconferencing solutions, improving worldwide connectivity and reducing travel.

These initiatives:

  • Conserve a potential of 500 MWH of energy
  • Prevent carbon emissions of 263.33 tons of CO2 annually
  • Generate 6-10% in energy savings by optimizing cooling capacity
  • Reduced paper consumption by 10% as compared to previous year
  • Overall, reduce the energy consumption per person by over 6% as compared to previous year

The theme of this year’s Information Week 500 is digital business. It’s a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer‐focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “Every enterprise is now a digital business — or needs to become one fast. The companies in our ranking are leading the way.

Information Week identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual Information Week 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments, and administrative practices of some of the best‐known organizations in the country. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con‐Way, and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

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