Noida, India and SUNNYVALE, CA – 1st September 2016 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company, today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Mesosphere, a datacenter infrastructure and container orchestration company. The partnership combines Mesosphere’s Datacenter Operating System (DC/OS) with HCL’s unique Next–Gen IT & Operations capabilities to deliver a unified operational experience and achieve efficient resource utilization for clients.
“With the rising wave of digitalization, cloud and automation, the role of IT has changed from managing assets and services to delivering perfect user experiences. 21st Century Enterprise Infrastructure must be prepared for this change to meet the ever evolving business and user expectations,” said Kalyan Kumar, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, HCL Technologies. “Through this partnership, HCL and Mesosphere are uniquely positioned to play a leadership role in the global cloud infrastructure management market. While Mesosphere will be providing best–in–class Enterprise DC/OS technology, HCL will be the global systems integrator for consulting, designing, integrating, building and running solutions for large enterprises.”
“Forces such as cloud computing and containers are driving major changes in IT infrastructure, and are affecting businesses of all sizes in all industries,” said William Freiberg, Chief Operating Officer, Mesosphere. “DC/OS helps users take advantage of these trends, and is already revolutionizing operations and application development inside customers’ datacenters and cloud environments. Our partnership with HCL will help us bring these results to a much larger range of companies across the globe.”
Mesosphere is the creator of DC/OS (Datacenter Operating System), an open source technology that is built around Apache Mesos™ and offers the most reliable, scalable and easiest platform for running containers, stateful data systems and everything else that modern applications require. For users, DC/OS powers everything from streaming video to the Internet of Things—simplifying IT operations while delivering the types of services their customers and businesses demand.
HCL’s vision for the 21st Century Enterprise encompass a modern infrastructure, including datacentre infrastructure services that are service–oriented. HCL helps its customers adopt best–in–class next–generation hybrid data center architectures with strong IT Service Management process automation and service orchestration at the core. This enables enterprises to be lean and agile, creating united experiences for the end users.
Mesosphere (Twitter: @Mesosphere) is leading the enterprise transformation toward distributed computing and modern applications with its Datacenter Operating System, and is the principal founding member of the DC/OS open source project. DC/OS is a production-proven datacenter-scale platform for container operations and simple installation of complex distributed systems – including HDFS, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Apache Cassandra and more. Mesosphere was founded in 2013 by the architects of hyperscale infrastructures at Airbnb and Twitter, along with the co-creator of Apache Mesos.
Backed by A Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Fuel Capital, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Khosla Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Triangle Peak Partners and Microsoft, Mesosphere is headquartered in San Francisco with additional offices in New York and Hamburg, Germany. Mesosphere’s enterprise customer base includes Verizon, Esri, Autodesk and many more.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients to impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its emergence on the 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$ 6.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th June, 2016. For the 21st Century Enterprise, HCL focuses on business model transformation, underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including BEYONDigitalTM, IoT WoRKSTM, Engineering Services Outsourcing and Next–Generation ITO that focuses on integrated infrastructure services, applications services and business services. HCL leverages DryICETM, its third generation autonomics and orchestration platform, global network of integrated innovation labs, and global delivery capabilities 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 107,968 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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