Independent Research Firm Recognizes HCL as a Leader among EMEA Workplace Services Providers
Noida, India – 29th December 2015 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, announced today that it has been recognized as a Leader among EMEA Workplace Services providers by Forrester, an Independent Research Firm.
To assess the state of the workplace services market and see how the vendors stack up against each other, Forrester evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of top workplace services vendors in the EMEA market across 27 criteria and grouped into three high-level buckets: Current Offering, Strategy and Market Presence.
HCL was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its December Forrester Wave report “The Forrester Wave™: EMEA Workplace Services, Q4 2015” by William Martorelli and Wolfgang Benkel.
According to Forrester, “HCL’s geographic staff and client distribution are relative strengths compared with its direct competitors, as is its strong approach to ecosystem participation. HCL is well received among its reference clients, who give the firm high marks for implementation, account management, and service quality”.
“As the infrastructure outsourcing and workplace services market is taking a giant leap to meet the aspirations of digital enterprises in EMEA, the expectation from modern workplace is to attract, retain and foster a workforce that is globally distributed, cross cultural and always connected. At HCL, we recognize the growing market impetus and have made investments in EMEA to develop comprehensive service catalogue with a strong focus on persona based services, automation, cognitive and advanced analytics. As we make further inroads in EMEA, we believe this recognition from Forrester is a further testimony of the client value and trust we have been able to create”, said C Vijay Kumar, President, Infrastructure Services, HCL Technologies.
“Over the past few years, HCL has invested in and made several strides in the EMEA infrastructure outsourcing and workplace services. We are proud to have reached a position as a Leader in a short time period, and hope to keep creating exceptional value for our clients as they prepare themselves for the digital age as part of HCL’s 21st Century Blueprint”, said Ashish K. Gupta, Corporate Vice President Head, EMEA, HCL Technologies.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients in areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its emergence on global landscape after its IPO in 1999 and listing in 2000, HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, today operates out of 31 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 6.1 billion, as on 30th September 2015 (on LTM basis). HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing', underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including Enterprise Digitalization, Internet of Things, Engineering Services Outsourcing and Next Generation IT Outsourcing that focuses on transformation-led infrastructure services, applications services and business services. HCL leverages its extensive global delivery capabilities and integrated innovation labs across the world to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media, Publishing Entertainment, Retail CPG, Life sciences Healthcare, Oil Gas, Energy Utilities, Travel, Transportation Logistics and Government. With 105,000+ professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL Technologies focuses on creating real value for customers by taking ‘Relationships Beyond the Contract’. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com
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