HCL Technologies Signs Master Global Alliance Agreement with JDA Software
HCL to Provide Supply Chain Software Services to JDA’s Enterprise Customers
Sunnyvale, USA/Noida, India - April. 28th, 2011 – HCL Technologies, a leading global IT services provider, announced today that it hassigned a global alliance agreement with the JDA Software Group, Inc, leader in supply chain management. This announcement expands HCL’s existing relationship with JDA thereby extending HCL’s offerings in professional services for industries such as retail, manufacturing, CPG and life sciences for the Americas and the Europe.
The alliance addresses the unique supply chain challenges for business in the areas like planning, procurement, production, distribution, warehousing, inventory, transportation and customer services. Leveraging cross-industry expertise, best practices and IT enabled services help realization of overall business strategy, the alliance will strengthen HCL package services to transform customer’s business and IT operations.
“HCL brings proven onsite/offshore models and in-depth knowledge on JDA products that will help our clients maximize returns on investment on their JDA solutions,” said Mark Nation, Group Vice President, JDA Global Alliances. “We look forward to further enhancing our partnership with HCL in the years to come.”
“This strategic alliance is a testament to the mutually beneficial relationship between the two companies that has grown over the last five years,” said Sanjeev Nikore, Senior Corporate Vice President and President, Consumer and Manufacturing for HCL Technologies”- “HCL will continue to help JDA customers implement and execute complete supply chain solutions enabling them to become more competitive in their respective industries.”
Beginning with its experience implementing JDA solutions in India and APAC, HCL has expanded its focus to include key markets in EMEA and Americas as a global JDA partner. As a result of its work over the past five years, HCL has strengthened its JDA practice and now provides end-to end services across JDA’s complete portfolio of retail and supply chain solutions, offering deep experience and a proven methodology across demand forecasting, replenishment, inventory management and supply chain optimization.
HCL participation at JDA FOCUS 2011
HCL is a gold sponsor of JDA FOCUS 2011, scheduled for May 1-4 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Attendees to the conference can visit HCL in the FOCUS Innovation Zone to learn more about how their company can benefit from the HCL-JDA alliance. More information can be found at www.jda.com/focus.
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 RD 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, Customer Second’ which empowers our 73,420 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 3.3 billion (Rs. 15,160 crores), as on 31 March 2011 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com
HCL is a $5.7 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 79,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms.
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About JDA Software Group
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®, Manugistics®, E3®, Intactix® and Arthur®. JDA’s multiple service options, delivered via the JDA® Private Cloud, provide customers with flexible configurations, rapid time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership and 24/7 functional and technical support and expertise. To learn more, visit www.jda.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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