MUMBAI, India, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, announced today the official opening of its Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine. Located in Kolkata, India, TCS' new state-of-the-art facility is dedicated to showcasing the capabilities of Oracle Exadata Database Machine for customers across industries and geographies. TCS is a Diamond level member in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) and has achieved multiple Specializations including an Advanced Specialization for Oracle Exadata Database Machine. The Oracle Exadata Database Machine is the only database machine that provides extreme performance for both data warehousing and online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads, making it the ideal platform for consolidating onto private clouds. It is a complete package of servers, storage, networking, and software that is massively scalable, secure, and redundant. "We are committed to helping our customers benefit from the latest technologies and leverage best practices so that they can bring innovative products to the market faster than their competitors," said Sridhar Bakshi, Global Head of Oracle Enterprise Solutions at TCS. "With our new Center of Excellence for Oracle Exadata Database Machine, we are unveiling a valuable resource for our customers who want to see first-hand the impact that Oracle Exadata can have on their business today and in the future." TCS offers its customers end-to-end consulting services, from strategy formulation to maintenance and support. TCS helps clients leverage Oracle applications and technologies – including Oracle Fusion Applications, the Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle's PeopleSoft, Oracle's JD Edwards, Oracle's Siebel CRM, Oracle Fusion Middleware and Oracle Database – to optimize performance and succeed in the evolving business environment. TCS has over 15,000 Oracle consultants, of which more than 4,000 are OPN-Implementation Certified.