Cognizant inks 5-year partnership with Telstra to uplift software engineering and IT

Cognizant inks 5-year partnership with Telstra

Teaneck-based Cognizant on Monday announced it signed a five-year partnership with Telstra as part of the Australian telecommunications and technology company’s strategy for growth.

Cognizant said the partnership will see the global systems integrator provide Telstra with modern product engineering practices to improve its customer service and speed to market, as well as enabling more efficient software engineering and information technology operations and decommission legacy systems.

Additionally, the employee experience is also anticipated to be supported by building a “superior engineering experience.”

“Cognizant is excited to partner with Telstra in support of its bold aspirations,” Ravi Kumar S, CEO of Cognizant, said. “Telstra is a global leader in the way they are using innovation to transform their products and customer experiences, and we are proud to support them on this journey as one of their strategic IT partners.”

“Our strategic partnership with Cognizant will help us build our modern software engineering capability — defined by modern product engineering practices, the latest tools and a stable workforce,” Kieran O’Meara, head of software engineering and IT at Telstra, said. “With agility at our core, we are redefining industry standards through cutting-edge methodologies, seamless integration of AI and an unwavering commitment to customer-centric design. Our hallmark is not merely code, but a culture of continuous learning, where diversity fuels innovation.”