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HCL at the Mobile World Congress: Enabling tomorrow’s Smart 5G Networks today

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Barcelona, Spain; Noida, India –  Monday 25th February 2019HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced its largest presence to date at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, taking place between 25th – 27th February 2019.

HCL brings a full schedule  to the event that reflects its global technology expertise across key industry sectors, enabled by its mode 1-2-3 strategy and its extensive ecosystem, to demonstrate how next generation technologies and 5G can become a global success story.

“HCL’s 2030 platform that encapsulates technology for the next decade, today, will be showcased this year at the MWC 2019.   We will display how 5G is possible today with the right technology, skills and level of expertise.  HCL will bring to life real experiences that show how new age digital technologies such as 5G, AI and IoT can work in tandem to transform and enhance everyday life,” said GH Rao, President, Engineering and R&D Services, HCL Technologies. “We are excited about our live demos, product showcases and expert discussions with our customers and partners across the ecosystem, to create a compelling platform for the coming decade of Human – Machine harmony”.

Highlights of HCL’s presence at MWC 2019 include:

  • Booth presence: Chalet No. 2H40, showcasing HCL’s key products and solutions for 5G and software-defined networking / network function virtualization (SDN/NFV).
  • Technology offering: 5G, Analytics and IoT Showcase - BlueGenie – HCL’s automated network softwarization toolchain, which supports the overall lifecycle of a network service, including design, test and deployment, using softwarized network functions.
  • The HCL Networking Session: A tech-driven social hour hosted on 25th February 2019 at 5.30pm, which will feature a celebrity guest speaker.
  • Power Hour with Xilinx: HCL will co-host an executive reception during the Xilinx Power Hour on 28th February 2019, from 10am - 12.30pm. In addition to the networking opportunity with HCL, Xilinx and other customer and partner executives, HCL will present a session on 5G backhaul in addition to a live showcase of its state-of-the-art 5G backhaul modem demo powered by Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC. This modem is highly configurable, flexible and provides best-in-class throughput and system gain.

HCL speaking sessions at MWC:

  • 25th February, 5:30pm, HCL Chalet - Sukamal Banerjee, CVP - ERS Sales and Head - IoT WoRKS™, participates in The HCL Intel Social Hour, “High Performance and Flexible Next Gen Mobile Networks.
  • 27th February, 2:45pm, Hall 4 Auditorium 3 - Sukamal Banerjee, CVP - ERS Sales and Head - IoT WoRKS™, joins Industry 4.0, panel session “Beyond Trials: Embedding Industry 4.0 in Corporate Culture & Operations
  • 28th February, 10am, Hall 8 Networking Theatre - Stefano Chinnici, Technical Manager, HCL Technologies speaks on “5G, Mobile Backhaul.

Furthermore, HCL is also proud to have Namrata Sharma, Sales Director, HCL Technologies nominated in the Women4Tech - Industry Leadership (Individuals) category of the  MWC GLOMO Awards. The nomination is a great recognition of HCL’s efforts in promoting gender equality and diversity and the special focus of promoting women in leadership positions across the organization.

About HCL Technologies 

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 44 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 8.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 31st December, 2018. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1 encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications, Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCE Autonomics to transform clients' business and IT landscape, making them 'lean' and 'agile'. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build products and platforms business. HCL leverages its global network of integrated co-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 132,328 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'. For more information, please 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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