IBM announced the opening of its Automation Innovation Centre (AIC) in India at its Pune facility.
The AIC facility showcases IBM’s Automation Platform, Digital Worker suite of solutions, Automation Operations Command Centre for monitoring and managing bots, and co-creation zone for Design Thinking for visiting clients.
The AIC showcases vertical solutions for Banking, Insurance, Retail, CPG, Telco, Healthcare etc and the intersection of automation solutions on enterprise applications such as Salesforce, SAP and Workday which are a significant part of IBM’s services business.
The centre will allow clients to experience IBM Cloud Pak for Automation, available on Red Hat OpenShift that helps design, build and run automation applications and services on any cloud, using pre-integrated automation technologies and low-code tools.
IBM announced the first AIC in India in Bangalore in 2017. The Bangalore AIC has hosted several hundred global client leaders from markets across major industries, engaging them through industry-specific enterprise automation conversations and unique solution demonstrations.
The two AICs show IBM’s commitment to investments in India and in the transformative area of Automation. Clients will now have access to IBM’s solutions and expertise in automation, from scalable RPA delivery to AI/ML based industry solutions running on hybrid cloud infrastructure.
IBM’s Automation Advisors with in-depth expertise in automation, artificial intelligence and cloud will help clients define the roadmap to navigate their journey towards enterprise automation at scale.
Clients can also leverage IBM’s ecosystem partnership with market leading RPA vendors like Blue Prism, UiPath, Automation Anywhere and Softomotive to get priority access to the latest solutions and derive maximum return on investment.
“Together with the AIC in Bangalore, the Pune Centre will address automation mandates for IBM’s clients with special focus on global captive centre clients in and around Pune,” said Amitava Sharma, vice president – Automation, IBM Global Business Services India.