Fremont, CA, USA and Mumbai, INDIA - January 9, 2007 - Right Hemisphere®, the leading provider of Product Graphics Management (PGM) software, today announced a strategic partnership with Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS), a leading global IT services and consulting organization, to deliver and support state-of-the-art technical documentation solutions worldwide. TCS will now provide services in technical publications encompassing document production, software implementation and software customization using Right Hemisphere's products.
The collaboration provides customers with a one-stop solution for outsourcing work in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) publishing. The Right Hemisphere software suite allows companies to create technical publications concurrent with the engineering process. The software automatically transforms engineering computer-aided design (CAD) models into high impact 2D and 3D graphics and publishes them in widely used formats such as Adobe® PDF and Microsoft® Word® or PowerPoint . These features help manufacturers eliminate costly manual processes.
"Graphically rich, high quality technical publications increase both revenue and customer satisfaction while lowering warranty and support costs. By combining Right Hemisphere's software with TCS' expertise in technical publishing and engineering services, our customers now have a complete solution that helps them accelerate the delivery of their products to market," said Right Hemisphere Vice President of Business Development Anton Commissaris.
TCS Global Head of Engineering and Industrial Services Regu Ayyaswamy said, "Our collaboration with Right Hemisphere will provide our clients with high quality technical documentation for their products. This enhances our ability to provide end-to-end product design solutions. Additionally, Right Hemisphere's ability to automate publishing of technical documentation to a secure, standard, and cross-platform PDF will ease the final publishing and distribution process for our customers."
About Right Hemisphere
Right Hemisphere is the leading provider of Product Graphics Management (PGM) software, a new category of enterprise software. PGM enables manufacturers to globally source, sell, and service products more effectively by delivering the right 2D and 3D product graphics, in the right format across their extended enterprises, all from accurate, up-to-date engineering data readily available in current CAD and PDM systems. Only Right Hemisphere lets you capitalize on your existing investments in 3D CAD and multimedia communications, while replacing today's manual product communications processes. With Right Hemisphere you can turn your product communications such as RFQs, catalogs, manuals, courseware, collateral, IETMs, and more, into competitive advantage. Over 500 innovative manufacturers, including five of the top six automotive OEMs and nine of the top 10 U.S. aerospace and defense contractors rely on Right Hemisphere to dramatically accelerate time to market, increase product and services revenues, and lower product communications costs. Founded in 1997, Right Hemisphere is a privately-held, venture-funded corporation based in Silicon Valley and Auckland, New Zealand. For more information please visit www.righthemisphere.com.
About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is the world leading information technology consulting, services, business process outsourcing and engineering services organization that envisioned and pioneered the adoption of the flexible global business practices that today enable companies to operate more efficiently and produce more value. TCS achieved this by creating and perfecting a unique method of global deployment and delivery of high quality, high value services and products in the IT consulting and business process outsourcing. Known as the "Global Delivery Model," this strategic services delivery concept has reshaped the IT services industry.
More than 95% of TCS customers reward the company's reliability, passion, creativity, and unique ability to handle the broadest range of their IT needs by continually extending and deepening their partnerships with TCS. With over 70,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants located in 34 countries, TCS is uniquely positioned to deliver its flexible world class services seamlessly to any location. TCS reported consolidated revenues of $2.97 billion (U.S.) in the fiscal year 2005-2006. The company is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.
For more information: www.tcs.com.