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HCL Technologies Wins Best AI Innovator AIconics Award for DRYiCE

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Award celebrates technology striving to advance AI and developing ground-breaking solutions

Sunnyvale, Calif., October 03, 2016HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, won the Award for Best AI Innovator at the 2016 AIconics Awards, which celebrate drive, innovation, and hard work in the international Artificial Intelligence Community. HCL won for Satori, a DRYiCETM module that is an AI-enabled web application combining the functions necessary for traditional and 21st-century enterprises, such as content and document management, personal profiling, enterprise social networking, enterprise search, business intelligence, workflow management, and an enterprise application store. The category for Best AI Innovator celebrates the company that is at the front-end of AI innovation, investing significantly in R&D, and committed to advancing the industry.

HCL’s high placement in these awards underscores the company’s commitment to bringing innovative automation and AI solutions to the enterprise. In May, the company won for Best Innovation in Natural Language Processing (NLP) at the London AIconics Awards.

In addition to its win for Best AI Innovator, HCL also placed as a finalist in three categories. This includes best startup success story for Pangea, a platform built to solve the problems with analytics by providing a systematic workflow for individual tasks enabling business analysts, data engineers, system engineers (IT), and data scientists to work on one platform. The company was also a finalist for best intelligent assistant and best innovation in NLP for DRYiCE IntelliVerse, a modular and extensible platform that enables an organization to quickly deploy a centralized dialogue-driven platform to interact with their customers across multiple messaging and virtual assistant channels while ensuring a consistent brand experience.

“DRYiCE Satori and all the other innovative tools that make up the DRYiCETM platform harness the practical power of AI for 21st-century enterprises, helping them become lean and agile,” said Kalyan Kumar, executive vice president and CTO for ITO and Digital at HCL. “Winning our second consecutive AIconics award for DRYiCE is a validation of our commitment toward enabling an AI-powered future for our employees, partners, and customers.”

“A huge congratulations to HCL Technologies which won the Best AI Innovator at the AIconics Awards this week at the AI Summit in San Francisco,” said Daniel Pitchford, director, AI Business. “This is a great achievement and brilliant to see the hard work that has gone into developing the DRYiCE Satori product and receive recognition for how it is enabling 21st-century enterprises to reach the next level in collaboration. We look forward to seeing more exciting announcements from the HCL team in near future.”

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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