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L&T and VMware join hands to accelerate digital infrastructure adoption across verticals

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Cos will jointly pursue capability development, solutions, and business in the areas of Digital Infrastructure Solutions

MUMBAI, May 10, 2022 — Smart World & Communication (SWC) business of L&T, a leading Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services and VMware Inc, a leading global provider of multi-cloud services have announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the adoption of digital infrastructure solutions across industries, through incubation of a VMware Centre of Excellence (COE).

The offerings would include an AI and automation-led 'Intelligent, secure SD-WAN on-demand’ solution, to help clients improve the experience and efficiencies across their enterprise networks.

This partnership will help clients attain digital versatility through multi-cloud solutions, leveraging VMware suite of products. The partnership will focus on innovation in the areas of cloud engineering and disaster recovery, improving the resilience of businesses and enterprises.

L&T SWC will also leverage VMware’s cutting-edge Telco Cloud products to create unique value propositions for clients through robust, secure Industry 4.0 solutions across verticals over 5G/IOT/Edge.

“With the advent of 5G, we believe, the market is set to see large scale adoption of Industry 4.0 solutions across manufacturing, healthcare, education and other industries. L&T SWC and VMware join hands to build a robust suite of digital infrastructure solutions, to help businesses become highly agile, versatile and resilient,” says Mr. J. D Patil, Whole-time Director and Senior Executive Vice President for L&T's Defence Business & Smart Technologies Business.

“We are delighted to partner with L&T SWC to help our customers innovate faster in a multi-cloud world. Through this CoE, we are bringing our formidable capabilities together in building joint solutions for digital workspace and edge, security, networking, and cloud infrastructure,” says Pradeep Nair, VP, MD, VMware India.

‘Smart World and Communications’ (SWC) business of L&T is committed towards leveraging the latest technological innovations in Telecommunications and IOT areas to benefit society at large. SWC, as a master systems integrator, provides technology solutions and services in the areas of Safe and Smart cities and Digital Communications. SWC leverages its technical prowess to solve problems through scalable digital solutions in satellite radio communications, telecom infrastructure, 4G/5G, Industry 4.0 solutions in education, smart cities and other verticals, cyber security solutions, data centre solutions and defence communications.

About VMware

VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s cloud, app modernization, networking, security, and digital workspace offerings help customers deliver any application on any cloud across any device. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, VMware is committed to being a force for good, from its breakthrough technology innovations to its global impact. For more information, please visit

About Larsen & Toubro

Larsen & Toubro is an Indian multinational engaged in EPC Projects, Hi-Tech Manufacturing and Services. It operates in over 50 countries worldwide. A strong, customer–focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business for eight decades.

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