Generally available, the solution integrates with Microsoft Azure Private MEC to help plant operators reduce waste, increase equipment uptime and eliminate safety incidents.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is an Indian multinational information technology (IT) services and consulting corporation with its headquarters in Mumbai. It is a member of the Tata Group and operates in 150 sites across 46 countries. In July 2022, it was announced that TCS had over 600,000 workers globally.

TCS is the second biggest Indian firm by market value and is among the most valuable IT service brands globally.

In 2015, TCS was placed 64th overall in the Forbes “World’s Most Innovative Companies” survey, making it one of the highest-ranked IT services businesses and a top Indian company. As of 2018, it is rated eleventh on the Fortune India 500 list.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced the launch of its 5G-enabled solution, TCS Cognitive Plant Operations Adviser for the Microsoft Azure Private Mobile Edge Computing (PMEC) platform, the company announced in an official press release.

According to the statement, PMEC was introduced to help companies in sectors such as manufacturing, oil and gas, consumer packaged goods, and pharmaceuticals to transform their production.

We are helping our clients with plant operations to build predictive and prescriptive capabilities into their production for superior outcomes using powerful cognitive and edge compute capabilities,” said Siva Ganesan, Head, of Microsoft Business Unit, TCS.

In an official release, the solution integrates with Microsoft Azure private MEC to help plant operators reduce waste, increase equipment uptime, and zero-out safety incidents.

The convergence of edge compute, 5G networking and Artificial Intelligence simplifies the design and delivery of modern connected applications like TCS’ Cognitive Plant Operations Adviser, driving factory automation, worker safety, productivity, and sustainability for global manufacturers. Leveraging Azure services brings simplicity to deliver and manage the solution at scale,” said Shriraj Gaglani, VP of Product Management, at Microsoft.