TCS signs multi-year 60 mn pound contract with Scottish Water

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Mumbai, Apr 28 (UNI) Leading IT Services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today announced signing of an eight-year end-to-end IT applications services contract with Scottish Water, worth an estimated 60 million pounds.

The new contract, while delivering an extended level of service, will also save Scottish Water a minimum of eight million pounds in operating expenditure alone, over the next eight years.

Scottish Water, UK's only public sector water utility, serves 5.5 million customers in Scotland with water and waste water services.

Since its establishment in 2002, Scottish Water has been working to transform the water industry in Scotland by improving efficiency and carrying out intense customer-centric programmes.

The focus for the IT management team has been to support the business' vision of delivering the best performance and value for money to its customers. The Scottish Water IT programme 2007 was a competitive tender process involving 136 companies, out of which TCS has been selected as the only partner for application management and support, and strategic enterprise information, business intelligence and integration services.

TCS has also been selected as one of the five partners to participate in the development framework for enterprise package implementations.

Under the terms of this contract, TCS would consolidate Scottish Water's existing applications and transform information management to enhance the delivery of IT services to the business, a company release said.


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