Tech Mahindra Announces Pioneering Industry – Academia Program for IT Infrastructure Management Services

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Signs MOU with five Indian Universities to groom students to pursue global IT Infrastructure Service careers, address industry needs
 
Chandigarh, India – August 02, 2013– Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist provider of connected solutions to the connected world and enabling future digital enterprises, today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with select Indian universities to impart industry ready skills in IT Infrastructure Management Services (IMS). The program aims at creating a pool of resources to meet the demand across various facets of the IMS segment.
 
Recognizing the need for a veritable talent pool for the infrastructure managed services globally, Tech Mahindra and select Indian universities come together to develop future ready talent for a connected world of great opportunities.” said Vineet Nayyar, Executive Vice Chairman, Tech Mahindra.
 
The Academy at Chandigarh leverages ‘Megh’ - Tech Mahindra’s Cloud content delivery platform. The courses under this initiative cover the entire spectrum of IT Operations, Network Operations and Cyber security. ‘Megh’ has a designed capacity to train over 5000 associates.
 
In the first phase of this program, Tech Mahindra has tied-up with select five Indian Universities. This tie-up facilitates students to be fully prepared to meet industry requirements with the right level of skills and aptitude.
 
Through this partnership, Tech Mahindra aims to establish a strong academic connect and help create skilled resources to meet the requirements of tomorrow’s Digital Enterprise. The IMS Academy has successfully graduated several students since its inception in 2011 in Hyderabad and with this MOU, we now take a giant leap by collaborating with the Universities through the launch of our second Cloud based Academy.” said Shrikant Vaze, Senior Vice President, Tech Mahindra.
 
The global infrastructure management services segment is expected to grow exponentially, and in order to ensure India maintains its edge in helping meet this requirement, it is imperative to have a ready pool of skilled resources. As a step in this direction, Tech Mahindra is supporting universities in the country by providing training material, faculty from the industry and simulation lab exercises. The course curriculum is created with a focus on developing expertise in various domains of IT Infrastructure Management Services.
 
About Tech Mahindra
 
Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology services and solutions, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 2.7 billion company with 84,000 professionals across 49 countries, helping over 500 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our Consulting, Enterprise and Telecom solutions, platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to derive tangible business value
 
We are part of the USD 16.2 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.

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