TCS to be CDMI Certification Services & Test Provider for SNIA

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Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today 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 Programme (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 cost.

TCS’ CDMI Conformance Assurance Solution tests cloud storage products for adherence to SNIA CDMI standards and reports issues that need to be fixed. With SNIA appointing TCS as the only Certification Services and Test Provider and offering support throughout the testing process, TCS’ solution empowers companies to deliver superior quality CDMI conformant products faster to the market.

K Ananth Krishnan, CTO, TCS said, “TCS has deep experience in the enterprise cloud space, with a strong set of in-house and co-innovation driven offerings. Our strategic cloud platforms in India and across the globe cater to a broad range of customer needs, while the TCS CDMI Conformance Assurance solution helps cloud storage customers across industries and different types of cloud architecture. We have the capability to deliver the certification and test services as per SNIA standards and are happy to be their trusted partner in their CTP programme.”

“TCS’ capability to provide certification and testing services per SNIA standards for CDMI conformance testing demonstrates our commitment to provide the technology edge to our customers,” said Nagaraj Ijari, Global Head, High Tech Business Unit, TCS.

“SNIA continues to develop and promote industry standards to help interoperable use of storage technologies,” said David Dale, SNIA’s Chairman of the Board. “When it comes to cloud storage, we are seeing vendors increasingly adopt the SNIA CDMI standard because end users want to control the destiny of their data and ensure hassle-free data access, data protection and data migration from one cloud service to another. SNIA is delighted to form a partnership with TCS as the exclusive Certification Services and Test Provider for the SNIA CDMI CTP programme. We believe that TCS’ CDMI Conformance Assurance solution will bring value to the entire programme.”

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