Incat bags JLR contract

Written by Corporate Bureau | Chennai, Aug 26 | Updated: Aug 27 2008, 06:00am hrs
Incat, an arm of Tata Technologies, has been awarded a major contract by the UK-based Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a Tata group company, to reconfigure its information technology (IT) systems following its disposal by Ford. Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Incat to help with the process of transferring IT applications from Ford to the new standalone company.

The contract, which runs until 2013, will see Incat help with the transition of more than 1,000 IT applications from Ford to the new company. The complex programming work will involve a team of up to 100 Incat staff, including project managers, functional analysts and technical experts working alongside JLR and Ford IT staff to complete the transfer, which is expected to take up to 18 months.The Incat team will be based at Land Rover's Lode Lane site in Solihull for the duration of the work. The contract has a second part which will see Incat provide ongoing technical support for the transitioned applications for the next five years.