HCL Technologies launches Digital Acceleration center in Canada
Global technology leader continues its expansion and growth in Canada with plans to hire 2,000 employees in next three years
Noida, India, and Mississauga, ON, Canada, March 26th, 2021 -- HCL Technologies Ltd (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced the opening of its Innovation center focused on digital acceleration in Mississauga, Ontario. From this newest Global Delivery center (GDC), HCL will deliver advanced technology solutions to its global client base to help accelerate their digital transformation journeys. HCL will provide next-gen services including digital and analytics solutions, cloud consulting and migration, cybersecurity, IT infrastructure and application services. HCL continues to significantly invest in Canada to build innovation and delivery capabilities and strengthen its workforce.
“From our newest center, clients can experience a whole new world of technological innovation enabled by leading edge immersive technologies, HCL’s best in class Intellectual property solutions and a unique design thinking approach to some of the most complex problems of Canadian enterprises,” said Joelien Jose, EVP & Country Head – Canada.
The Mississauga center, which has a seating capacity of 350, will be one of the largest for HCL in Canada, housing co-innovation labs for customers to ideate, collaborate, develop and deliver futuristic solutions through next generation technologies in their business transformation journeys. HCL plans to create 2,000 new employment opportunities in Canada in the next three years, engaging Canada’s diverse and highly skilled local talent to serve its global clients.
“We are very excited to continue expanding our operations in Canada with our largest center yet in the country,” said Jagadeshwar Gattu, Senior Corporate Vice President, HCL Technologies. “The new Global Delivery Center in Mississauga provides an opportunity for HCL Technologies to expand our best-in-class digital innovation in Canada and support our global clients while creating great IT industry job opportunities in this community. We look forward to more growth and opportunities in Canada in the coming months.”
“The announcement of new, highly skilled jobs in the technology industry for Canadians is always good news,” said Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario. “I’m thrilled to see such investment and job creation from global leaders like HCL Technologies right here in Ontario. This new facility will strengthen our economy and workforce, while supporting industries nation-wide.”
“Ontario’s deep talent pool, cutting edge innovation ecosystem, and competitive business costs make our province an ideal place for investment,” said Vic Fedeli. Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade. “We are proud that HCL selected Ontario as the home for their new facility. And it is a direct result of our government’s action to increase investment opportunities through virtual trade missions and position Ontario as a leader in innovation and technology.”
HCL’s Mississauga GDC is located at 7125 Mississauga Rd, Mississauga, Ontario. The center will be observing all provincial and federal requirements related to COVID-19 safety protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all employees working on-site. This GDC continues HCL’s’ 12 years of successful growth in Canada, which includes the first office launched in Toronto in 2009, the first GDC launched in New Brunswick in 2019 and the planned expansion of offices in British Columbia and Alberta. HCL now employs more than 1,100 people in Canada.
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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, categorized as 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 Dec. 31, 2020 HCL had consolidated revenue of US$ 10.02 billion. Its 159,682 Ideapreneurs operate out of 50 countries. For more information, visit www.hcltech.com
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