Tech Mahindra opens digital experience centre in partnership with Cisco

Tech Mahindra opens digital experience centre in partnership with Cisco
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29 Nov, 2018

Infotech firm Tech Mahindra has launched a digital experience centre in Bengaluru in partnership with network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. The centre will showcase the latest technologies available for digitisation in sectors like manufacturing, retail and smart cities, the companies said in a statement.

"This facility will showcase some of the most innovative solutions that can solve some of the biggest challenges faced by our customers. We will expand reach into these emerging areas and tap into bigger opportunities," said Sameer Garde, president of Cisco India and Saarc (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation).

The centre will demonstrate various use cases such as asset visibility and yard tracking, city surveillance and incident management, smart lighting, smart parking, waste management, environmental monitoring, city Wi-Fi, machine connectivity, and warehouse task allocation.

Tech Mahindra said that the centre will create a simulated environment of solutions to showcase capabilities in implementation and operations. It added that the overall collaboration, using technology and creating solutions, will add value to their customers.

CP Gurnani, chief executive and managing director at Tech Mahindra, said, “This command-and-control setup integrates with Cisco platforms on Kinetics for Cities like smart lighting, environment monitoring, and waste management, and also on Kinetics of Industries like manufacturing and warehousing solutions.” 

Tech Mahindra has been active in emerging technologies.

In July, TechCircle reported that the Pune-based infotech firm had announced its plans to set up a centre for blockchain on its Hyderabad campus.

In October, TechCircle reported that Tech Mahindra had partnered Japanese internet firm Rakuten Mobile Network Inc. for building one 4G and 5G (fourth and fifth generation cellular wireless standards) lab each in Tokyo and Bengaluru.