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HCL Technologies Named a Leader in 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Global report

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Placed as a leader for completeness of vision and ability to execute

NOIDA, INDIA, AUG.10, 2021 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has been recognized by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company, as a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing (DCO) and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services (HIMS), Global.

HCL leverages Cloud Smart, a comprehensive suite of industry-aligned offerings, solutions and services to help enterprises achieve business transformation according to their unique industry needs and market conditions. The portfolio is built on the core pillars of edge centric architectures, extreme automation, full stack  observability and Integrated Intelligent Operations to help customers realize faster business value from their investments.  

“Our investments in scaling our hybrid cloud business coupled with our #HCLCloudSmart suite of services will help enterprises gain maximum business value out of their cloud investments,” said Kalyan Kumar, Chief Technology Officer and Head, Ecosystems, HCL Technologies. “We leverage a strategic ecosystem of partnerships with leading cloud and technology providers that helps create a smart portfolio of pioneering industry cloud-based solutions and services to meet the unique demands of every modern business.”

This recognition is viewed by HCL as a validation of its innovation on accelerating transformation and helping clients manage their organizational imperatives while driving their business growth.

HCL has a rich history of delivering smart solutions to enable and empower the digital enterprises through its Hybrid Cloud services portfolio. It has maintained its leadership positions for several years now and leads in Hybrid Infrastructure managed services and data center consolidation, which includes  transformation of services and cloud migration.  

This Magic Quadrant evaluates the leading service providers' ability to deliver data center outsourcing (DCO) and hybrid infrastructure managed services (HIMS) globally. This is composed of the following: Data center outsourcing services-Managed services for traditional data center environments (Mainframe managed services, ERP hosting managed services, Managed servers and network equipment), Managed Services for hosted and private cloud infrastructure, Managed services for public cloud and edge environments (Hybrid infrastructure managed services (HIMS), Data center consolidation and transformation services, Cloud migration services).

For more information, visit: /CloudSmart  

Click here to download a complimentary copy of report on Gartner Magic Quadrant For Data Center Outsourcing And Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, 2021

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Hybrid Infrastructure Managed Services, Global, Claudio Da Rold, Stephanie Stoudt-Hansen, Alexandra Chavez, DD Mishra, 26 July 2021

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About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade, today. HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 strategy, based on its deep-domain industry expertise, client-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of Ideapreneurship™, enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises.

HCL offers its services and products through three business units: IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in the areas of applications, infrastructure, digital process operations and next generation digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. P&P provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals inlcuding Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, Life Sciences and Healthcare, and Public Services.

As a leading global technology company, HCL takes pride in its diversity, social responsibility, sustainability, and education initiatives. For the 12 months ended June 30, 2021 HCL had consolidated revenue of $10.54 billion USD. Its more than 175,000 Ideapreneurs operate out of 50 countries.

For more information, visit www.hcltech.com 

Forward–looking Statements 

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the statements containing the words 'planned', 'expects', 'believes’,’ strategy', 'opportunity', 'anticipates', 'hopes' or other similar words. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding impact of pending regulatory proceedings, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services, business process outsourcing and consulting services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, customer acceptances of our services, products and fee structures, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a cost-effective and timely manner, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-timeframe contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, the success of our brand development efforts, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies /entities in which we have made strategic investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property, other risks, uncertainties and general economic conditions affecting our industry. There can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements made herein will prove to be accurate, and issuance of such forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company, or any other person, that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the Management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.  

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