HCL Technologies’ Customers to Share Global Best Practices at Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit
GARTNER Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit, Orlando, FLA., Sept. 15th, 2010 – HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services provider, today announced its participation as a platinum sponsor at the Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit, that begun yesterday in Orlando, Fla. HCL is sponsoring two informational sessions during the summit, led by senior executives from Pearson and Oncor Electric Delivery Company.
HCL sponsored a luncheon session titled "Creating and Driving Business Value Leveraging a Global IT Sourcing Partnership," yesterday at 12:15 p.m. Marty Racioppi, Head of Pearson's Technology Sourcing Office, shared his insights and experiences in designing a highly tailored and nimble global sourcing partnership, which has helped Pearson transform many aspects of its overall business.
In addition, Joel Austin, Vice President and CIO, Oncor, an HCL customer, will lead a boardroom presentation today at 11:00 a.m. on "Best Practices in Complex Business Critical IT Transitions." Austin's presentation will address the importance of preventing disruption to business critical IT applications and processes during times of transition. Austin will also discuss the importance of aligning business goals to strategies supported by optimal technology solutions, tools and standards, as well as employee involvement in implementing successful transition plans to ensure continued business growth.
"As organizations continue to emerge from recession, they face a wealth of new IT and organizational challenges and are increasingly turning to global delivery service models to improve quality, innovation and productivity, while significantly reducing costs," said Shami Khorana, President, HCL Americas. "HCL continues to demonstrate industry leading growth in the global outsourcing sector with a laser focus on delivering business value and innovation, which fosters strategic customer relationships. We are honored to showcase two highly valued customers and industry thought leaders at this year's Gartner Outsourcing Summit."
To learn more about HCL Technologies, please visit Booth 8 at theGartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit or at www.hcl.com.
About Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management SummitThe Gartner Outsourcing & Vendor Management Summit is the only event that provides a comprehensive view of the entire outsourcing market — infrastructure, application and business process outsourcing, global delivery and the use of offshore providers, as well as issues and trends about new delivery models, such as SaaS. The Summit provides unbiased, road-tested advice and best practices necessary for setting outsourcing strategies and objectives, evaluating and selecting the right service providers and managing relationships with them. Additional information is available at http://www.gartner.com/technology/summits/na/outsourcing/index.jsp
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on ‘transformational outsourcing’, underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of ‘Employee First’ which empowers our 64,557 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 2.7 billion (Rs. 12,565 crores), for the year ended as on 30th June 2010. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com
HCL is a $5 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 64,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 26 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading Global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com
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