Cognizant on Tuesday said it has launched a Google Cloud Business Group to help accelerate shared customers' cloud modernization journeys.
The programme is an expansion of Cognizant's long-standing relationship with Google Cloud, extending combined service capabilities and joint solutions development to accelerate client cloud transformation, per a statement.
The relationship spreads across four main pillars, according to its website description –Infrastructure modernization, application modernization, smart analytics and artificial intelligence (AI).
As part of the extended relationship, Cognizant and Google Cloud will collaborate to deliver new industry solutions for key vertical markets, including retail, life sciences, healthcare and financial services, to drive business outcomes across high-growth industries, the statement said.
The industry solutions include the development and continuity of agile, modern infrastructures so that businesses can take full advantage of cloud technology to optimize employee and customer experiences, reimagining operations and capturing real-time, intelligent insights at scale to inform new products and services, the statement added.
Cognizant’s in-house Google Cloud-certified experts already provide cloud and industry expertise needed to deliver consulting services, implementation, management, assurance and migration services at scale for shared global customers using Google Cloud technologies.
"Google Cloud and Cognizant share common goals to accelerate cloud-led digital transformation, solve business challenges and drive long-term business benefits for our clients through industry solutions, data analytics, AI, process automation and application modernization,” Sanjiv Gossain, global head of Google Cloud Business Group and head of AI, Cognizant, said.