Tech Mahindra and IBM Establish Synergy Lounge to Accelerate Digital Adoption in APAC | Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra and IBM Establish Synergy Lounge to Accelerate Digital Adoption in APAC

Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, announced  the opening of a Synergy Lounge, in collaboration with IBM, to accelerate digital adoption for enterprises in APAC. Located at Tech Mahindra's campus in Singapore, the Lounge will assist enterprises in operationalizing and deriving value from next-gen technologies, including AI, Intelligent Automation, Hybrid Cloud, 5G, Edge Computing, Cybersecurity, among others.

The best practices will be shared with Tech Mahindra's existing Synergy Lounge in Bengaluru and other Centers of Excellence to co-innovate and co-develop unique enterprise offerings and solutions. Built on the Hex-I concept, consisting of six stages: ignite, inspire, ideate, innovate, infuse, and implement, the Lounge will feature different experience zones focusing on various technologies that will help enterprises solve complex business problems, improve customer experiences, reduce operational costs, and enhance workforce efficiency. 

Kunal Purohit, Chief Digital Services Officer, Tech Mahindra said, "We believe in infusing AI and GenAI into every aspect of businesses and democratizing it responsibly. In our continuous endeavour to help customers embrace a digital-first future, the Synergy Lounge will function as a co-innovation and co-development center specifically focusing on AI, GenAI and next-gen technologies.”

The Lounge will be open to enterprises worldwide to explore joint solutions, test prototypes and proof of value (PoV) designed to drive innovation in various industries, such as communication, media and entertainment, automotive, manufacturing, transportation, banking and financial services, energy and utilities, and healthcare, among others.

Chetan Krishnamurthy, Vice President, Ecosystem and Digital Sales, Asia Pacific, IBM, said, “Building on the success of the Synergy Lounge in Bengaluru and driven by our common vision to bring advanced technology like watsonx AI and data platform to solve complex business challenges, the opening of the new Synergy Lounge in Singapore will continue to help companies improve productivity and competitiveness while bringing together the right talent, technology, and best practices for clients in Asia Pacific.” 

In addition, a dedicated team will work out of the Synergy Lounge to maximize synergies between Tech Mahindra and IBM and develop unique solutions based on both organizations' strengths to drive technological innovation in APAC. The Lounge aligns with Tech Mahindra's continuous endeavour to transform enterprises with advanced next-gen led offerings and solutions.

About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra offers innovative and customer-centric digital experiences, enabling enterprises, associates, and society to Rise for a more equal world, future readiness, and value creation. It is a USD 6.5+ billion organization with 146,000+ professionals across 90 countries helping 1250+ global customers, including Fortune 500 companies. It is focused on leveraging next-generation technologies including 5G, Metaverse, Blockchain, Quantum Computing, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, and more, to enable end-to-end digital transformation for global customers. It is the first Indian company in the world to have been awarded the Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Terra Carta Seal, which recognises global companies that are actively leading the charge to create a climate and nature-positive future. It is the fastest growing brand globally in ‘brand value rank’ and among the top 7 IT brands globally in brand strength with AA+ rating. With its NXT.NOWTM framework, Tech Mahindra aims to enhance ‘Human Centric Experience’ for its ecosystem and drive collaborative disruption with synergies arising from a robust portfolio of companies. It aims at delivering tomorrow’s experiences today and believes that the ‘Future is Now’.

Tech Mahindra is part of the Mahindra Group, founded in 1945, one of the largest and most admired multinational federation of companies with 260,000 employees in over 100 countries. It enjoys a leadership position in farm equipment, utility vehicles, information technology, and financial services in India and is the world’s largest tractor company by volume. It has a strong presence in renewable energy, agriculture, logistics, hospitality, and real estate. The Mahindra Group has a clear focus on leading ESG globally, enabling rural prosperity and enhancing urban living, with a goal to drive positive change in the lives of communities and stakeholders to enable them to Rise.

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