HCL Technologies Launches Dedicated Cisco Ecosystem Unit — Advancing Cloud Smart Innovation, Growth

PUBLISHED DATE: Sep 01, 2021

NOIDA, INDIA, Sep. 01, 2021 — HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has launched a dedicated HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit focused on creating solutions to accelerate clients’ digital journeys.

HCL and Cisco have a long and successful 360-degree partnership that has enabled enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation journeys by helping them to invent and innovate – leveraging advanced technologies from Cisco and transformative services capabilities from HCL.

HCL’s Cisco Ecosystem Unit will create leading-edge competencies, solutions and business outcome models by leveraging Cisco technologies. It will aim to ensure the success of complex transformation programs around software-defined network transformation, network-as-a-service, digital workplace, multi-cloud modernization, hyper-automation, security, optimized application experience, private 5G and telco modernization.

The HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit will align with the #HCLCloudSmart strategy as a key pillar of its ecosystem operating model to help customers make intelligent choices for building a resilient and sustainable digital foundation that leverages Cisco’s multiple platforms and solutions and HCL’s transformational services consumable in a XaaS (anything-as-a-service) model.

“As organizations increase their post-pandemic application, network and cloud investments, they will need a strategy to deliver integrated secure cloud experiences to their customers with flexible consumption models,” said Oliver Tuszik, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Sales for Cisco Systems. “The HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit – anchored by HCL’s industry cloud consulting and managed services with Cisco’s cross-architecture solutions – is able to help organizations connect, secure and automate to accelerate their digital agility in a cloud-first world.”

HCL Technologies creates and applies tomorrow’s technology today. In its cutting-edge labs and delivery centers across multiple geographies, HCL teams up with Cisco to develop game-changing technology and industry solutions that accelerate scaled digital journeys and enhance its clients’ customer experience.

“We are pleased to announce the launch of our Cisco Ecosystem Unit, in line with our strategy of ecosystem-based innovation and growth,” said Kalyan Kumar, Chief Technology Officer and Head, Ecosystems, HCL Technologies. “Together, we will invest in creating joint solutions and IPs to enable our clients to derive the benefits of digitization faster and easier in a secure way. The unit will further boost the #HCLCloudSmart strategy by providing industry-specific, full-stack offerings that help enterprises adapt to the demands of today’s dynamic business environment.”

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, including 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. Its more than 175,000 Ideapreneurs operate out of 50 countries.

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For further details, please contact:

HCL Technologies

Meenakshi Benjwal, Americas

meenakshi.benjwal@hcl.com   

Dipshikha Bhattacharyya, EMEA

dipshikha.bhatt@hcl.com

Devneeta Pahuja, India and APAC

devneeta.p@hcl.com

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