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May 29, 2014Issue 40
Land Rover Announces Global Partnership with Virgin Galactic
Land Rover has revealed a long-term global partnership with Richard Branson's pioneering commercial spaceline, Virgin Galactic. Demonstrating their shared vision of pioneering spirit, technological innovation and sense of adventure, the ground breaking partnership was announced on board the USS Intrepid against the backdrop of SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial passenger carrying spacecraft, together with Land Rover's new Discovery Vision Concept vehicle. The announcement illustrates the commitment that both brands share to iconic design and engineering excellence and a desire to push the boundaries of travel for the next generation. Read more.
Other News
Tata Consultancy Services and Comcast recognized by Informatica for innovation in test data management. Read more.

Jaguar F-TYPE Convertible wins Automobile Magazine's 2014 'All-Stars Award.' Read more.

Tata Technologies Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) sales earns recognition from Siemens. Read more.

Jaguar marks start of sale of its new F-TYPE Coupe with first consumer drives at Circuit of the Americas as part of "Villain Academy" driving experience. Read more.
Video: Tata Starbucks Expands Rapidly in India with Seamless IT Support


Sumit Zaveri, CFO of Tata Starbucks, describes TCS' role in helping Tata Starbucks establish its stores in India and the partnership that provided seamless IT support. TCS was selected as the implementation partner in the consulting phase, to help in the setting up the application systems and the back end on the hardware side. TCS continues to support Tata Starbucks for all application systems as well as on all the future developments. Watch the video.
Taj Group Receives 2014 Gallup Great Workplace Award
Taj Group has been awarded the 2014 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fifth consecutive year. The Taj has been listed alongside 35 other companies from across the world. Gallup evaluates and recognizes exceptional organizations whose leadership excels in employee engagement to drive business outcomes. The Taj is the only organization in India and the only hotel chain in the world to have won the award for five consecutive years. Read more.
TCS Named Exclusive Certification Services Provider for CDMI Conformance Testing by SNIA
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced it has been appointed as the only certification services and test provider for Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) conformance testing by the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA).
The SNIA launched the CDMI Conformance Test Program (CTP) for cloud vendors to provide interoperability standards for end users. Cloud storage companies will now be able to utilize TCS' innovative CDMI Conformance Assurance Solution to ensure that their cloud storage products meet SNIA standards with greater efficiency, which leads to faster time-to-market, increased market share and less costRead more.
Jaguar Land Rover Celebrates 100th Dual-Branded Jaguar Land Rover Center in the U.S. with New St. Louis Facility Grand Opening
Jaguar Land Rover and Asbury Automotive Group announced the grand opening of a new state-of-the-art Jaguar Land Rover center in St. Louis, Missouri.  In 2003, Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC's retail network began combining the two brands together in one facility to offer customers a full portfolio of both Jaguar and Land Rover luxury vehicles. The grand opening of the St. Louis Jaguar Land Rover facility marks the 100th dual branded center to open in the U.S. Read more.


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