HCL Technologies Selects RISE with SAP, Deepens Strategic Partnership with SAP

PUBLISHED DATE: Sep 23, 2021

NOIDA, INDIA, Sept. 23, 2021 — HCL Technologies (HCL) has selected RISE with SAP offering to further modernize its enterprise digital landscape. Additionally, as an SAP strategic partner, HCL will be using this experience to help its clients leverage their combined experience in the industry cloud transformation space.

This expanded partnership will see HCL taking the role of a consumer and global strategic service partner for RISE with SAP.

As a consumer, HCL’s enterprise IT will implement RISE with SAP to augment the growing digital transformation demands of its global business. As partners, HCL and SAP will reinforce their strategic commitment to deploy the full stack framework for RISE with SAP along with the #HCLCloudSmart suite of industry cloud solutions to drive cost-effective modernization of business processes for enterprises worldwide. As a truly multifaceted SAP partner, HCL continues to accelerate the customer journey to an intelligent enterprise leveraging the SAP S/4HANA reference architecture.

“RISE with SAP is showing strong adoption momentum. By bringing in their invaluable implementation experience, expertise and solutions, global partners such as HCL will further accelerate this trajectory,” said Christian Klein, CEO, SAP. “Together, we will help our customers thrive on their business transformation journeys.” 

“At HCL we have been consistently modernizing our own digital estate to guide our clients through the lens of our own experience and applied innovations on cutting-edge technologies,” said C. Vijayakumar, CEO and Managing Director, HCL Technologies. “Our decision to adopt RISE with SAP is another strategic example of this intent. I am confident that this business transformation journey leveraging RISE with SAP and our arsenal of unique IPs, expertise and solution capabilities will significantly enhance our portfolio and leadership in the digital transformation space.”

SAP and HCL have been working together for more than two decades, supporting the needs of enterprises as they transition critical applications and processes to the cloud. Both companies will collaborate further through joint go-to-market planning that will help customers innovate and move their business-critical elements, features and applications to the cloud.

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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HCL Technologies

Meenakshi Benjwal, Americas

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Dipshikha Bhattacharyya, EMEA

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