Hague, Netherlands, Noida, India, June 17, 2016: HCL Technologies (HCL) today announced that it has signed a strategic IT partnership contract with LeasePlan, a global fleet management and driver mobility company of Dutch origin. Under the terms of agreement, HCL will create Group Competency in collaboration with LeasePlan Information Services to provide IT solutions in various domains such as core leasing platforms, business intelligence and data warehousing solutions, enterprise IT solutions, and application development & maintenance services.
HCL will manage and enhance some of the existing application suites, including core leasing platforms, development and roll-out of global IT programs and operations for LeasePlan. The program is a part of broader ICT strategic initiative by LeasePlan to consolidate, harmonize and standardize IT elements such as Infrastructure, Applications and Data. The scope of the contract will enable HCL to provide services to LeasePlan across 32 countries globally.
“In today’s challenging business environment, from an ICT perspective, it is crucial to continue to de-risk the legacy footprint, while at the same time re-invest into future platforms - in order to deliver world-class experience to our customers. This requires a strong ICT partner to help us on this Transformation Journey” said Phil Parker, Senior Vice President, ICT, LeasePlan. “After going through the comprehensive evaluation process, we have found HCL as the right strategic partner as we believe HCL has the required diverse expertise in various domains to help us realize the vision of Group Competency and accelerate the journey, which ultimately will create a significant business impact for us.”
“We are pleased to have been selected by LeasePlan and we look forward to collaborate with them to create Group Competency to provide services across diverse ICT portfolios and platforms over the coming years. We will leverage our delivery centres in Estonia, Ireland, Poland and India to provide services to LeasePlan” said, Sudip Lahiri, Vice President, HCL Technologies. “Innovative companies realize unique value by creating an agile IT function that drives innovation and growth, adapting their application landscapes to rapidly changing business environments. HCL will utilise its core capabilities to help LeasePlan achieve their business objective.”
HCL provides a comprehensive range of custom application development services that enable enterprises to utilise the power of custom applications to support new capabilities and enhance their customer and partner experience. HCL brings over 35 years of experience in managing complex IT application and infrastructure environments, offering a full set of Application Support and Maintenance solutions.
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 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 6.2 billion, for 12 Months Ended 31st March, 2016. HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing', underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including BEYONDigital, IoT WoRKS, Engineering Services Outsourcing and Next-Generation IT Outsourcing that focuses on transformation-led integrated 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 104,896 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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