On January 12, 2021, Larsen and amp; Toubro announced taking a step further by taking IBM under the umbrella of its global alliance. Together they aim to help businesses transform their operations through hybrid cloud adoption. L and amp;T Infotech will help the clients migrate and modernize core business applications with the help of IBM cloud offerings, the company said in a statement.

The agreement includes that L and amp;T Infotech and IBM plan aims to develop an innovation center in Bengaluru (India) in 2021. This center will mainly work on IBM’s cloud, automation, integration, data, and AI solutions fostering innovation. Through the collaboration, IBM will provide training to L and amp;T Infotech employees so that in the future, both the companies can come together to conduct workshops and develop solutions for their clients.

Commenting on the alliance, Sudhir Chaturvedi, President-Sales and Executive Board Member, L and amp;T Infotech, said, “World’s leading organizations trust L and amp;T Infotech as the partner of choice in enabling their digital transformation journeys and modernizing their existing technology landscape.”

“We are expanding our resolute relationship with IBM to allow customers to seamlessly embark on hybrid cloud environment with best-in-class automation and Integration,” he added.

Evaristus Mainsah, GM of Cloud, Cloud Pak, and amp; Edge Ecosystem, IBM, said, “We look forward to expanding our collaboration with L and amp;T Infotech to help customers across industries migrate and modernize their mission-critical workloads by leveraging IBM’s secure and open hybrid cloud solutions.”

“L and amp;T Infotech’s deep domain knowledge, coupled with IBM’s hybrid cloud and Cloud Pak offerings powered by Red Hat OpenShift, can help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation,” he added.

As per the sources, Larsen and amp; Toubro is listed amongst the platinum partners of IBM and a trusted member of the hybrid cloud ecosystem.