Vodafone India renews multi-million dollar agreement with IBM
Vodafone India, the country’s second-largest mobile operator, has renewed a multi-million dollar agreement with IBM to manage the latter’s IT services support for IT infrastructure and applications.
The contract, which has been signed for another five years, is an extension of an eight-year relationship between the two companies. However, the companies did not disclose the financial terms of the deal.
“We are a technology-driven organisation and introducing the latest advances is key to delivering the best of experiences to our customers. Partnering with IBM will help us enhance customer experience with intuitive capabilities and build a cost optimised, flexible and scalable IT infrastructure,” said Vishant Vora, Director, Technology & Network at Vodafone India.
According to the deal, Vodafone India will launch new hybrid cloud platform. IBM will support Vodafone India’s IT environment transition into IBM hybrid cloud, allowing the company to leverage and integrate existing IT resources and data assets with private cloud environments.
It will support Vodafone India’s speed to market and improve efficiency of its network and IT operations.