SVKM’s NMIMS and LivNSense Technologies, an industrial IoT & AI platform, have signed an MoU to co-create an Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence and Research, that will help develop AI-driven manufacturing solutions and create a culture of innovation and collaboration. The CoE work towards helping India’s manufacturing sector by making it more tech-driven and less dependent on new-age technology developed outside India.
Netmagic announced that it has been recognised by Google Cloud as a Managed Services Provider status, an initiative under the Partner Advantage Program. Netmagic, with the new MSP status, now aims to help organisations to optimise business workloads on the Google Cloud and accelerate digital transformation journey. Netmagic, last year, had partnered with Google Cloud to create a Centre of Excellence (CoE).
Cloud4C partners with Google Cloud to build a CoE for SAP and Anthos to modernise businesses’ IT infrastructure and build cloud-native apps for economic viability, respectively. The CoE would leverage advanced Google Cloud AI, ML and analytics capabilities to the customers. “The CoE will serve as a multi-disciplinary customer showcase hub, developing and delivering solutions for high efficiency and reliability” Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder and CEO, Cloud4C said.
Larsen & Toubro Infotech will expand its alliance with IBM to help businesses transform ops using open hybrid cloud adoption. They also plan to establish a CoE in Bengaluru to help clients migrate and modernise core business apps. The CoE will offer a suite of IBM’s Cloud, Automation, Integration, Data & AI solutions to foster innovation. LTI is a part of the IBM Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem and has developed industry-ready solutions using hybrid cloud capabilities.
Larsen & Toubro has opened ‘Planet L&T’, a digitally-enabled Corporate Experience Centre to give an immersive-experience through 12 high-tech zones. The centre, located in Powai Mumbai, is spread over 10,500 square feet. The focus on tech is demonstrated upfront in the entrance lobby where a robot named ‘Elle’ and ‘Tee’, greet and guide visitors to the first zone. L&T has over $ 21 bn in revenue and operates in over 30 countries.
Indian social media platform ShareChat announced ShareChat Labs, a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in California’s Palo Alto, its first establishment outside India. The new centre is dedicated to technology backbone for company. With new CoE, ShareChat can ripe new-age solutions powered by ML to enhance use experience through advanced camera capabilities, deeper visual understanding and stronger content recommendations.
IBM will set up an AI Centre of Excellence with the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) to bring in transparency, usability, efficiency and cost savings in the public procurement process. The company is working with the Karnataka state govt and Niti Aayog to deploy precision agriculture solutions combining AI and weather data to help farmers make better decisions. The solutions were developed in India.
The Software and Technology Parks of India (STPI) plans to set up 25 centres of excellence across the country in different tech areas. The govt is planning to support 1500 startups through these CoEs and has created a budget of Rs 400 crore. MeitY is working to create a tech startup ecosystem to promote the development of in-house software products. So far, STPI has created 14 labs across domains like fintech, autonomous, AI, IoT, blockchain, aggrotech etc.
Tech M has launched its dedicated ‘Microsoft Business Unit’ that’ll develop enterprise cloud solutions using Microsoft platforms to meet customer needs. This move demonstrates Tech M’s commitment towards enhancing cloud offerings for its customers, while also bolstering collaboration with Microsoft. The unit will have a CoE to provide solutions across Microsoft Azure, Dynamics 365, and Microsoft 365; will use Tech M’s digital expertise and 2500 professionals.