Stockholm, Noida – 15 May, 2013 – HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider today announced that it has been selected by Husqvarna Group, a global leader in products and solutions for garden, park and forest care as well as construction, as a global strategic partner. HCL will provide comprehensive business transformation services to Husqvarna. The engagement covers Europe, Asia Pacific and US operations.
As per the engagement, HCL will impact Husqvarna Group’s key business operations bringing in enhanced efficiencies in their key business process areas. HCL will be using its proprietary MASCoT™ framework, a managed service model to provide application support and maintenance, application life cycle management, application operation through 24x7 call support and services to support Husqvarna Group’s business. The agreement scope also includes legacy & custom applications and ERP systems covering key business processes at Husqvarna including future business transformation projects and services.
“The applications and business transformation agreement is one of the largest engagement for manufacturing industry in HCL Europe and accentuates the company’s growing hold in the region, especially Nordics.” said, Sanjeev Nikore, Senior Corporate Vice President & President - Consumer and Manufacturing Services, HCL Technologies Ltd. said, “We are proud to be chosen as a strategic partner and with this multi-year engagement with Husqvarna we have again demonstrated our expertise in application development and maintenance. This comes out to be another milestone achievement for HCL in Europe and Nordic in particular. We are looking forward to collaborate with one of Nordic's oldest established brands “he added.
"In our journey to transform our IT landscape to enable Husqvarna Group to become even more competitive, we have chosen HCL as our strategic partner. We believe HCL has the right understanding of Husqvarna's business and IT environment by way of detailed and collaborative due diligence process and by HCLs demonstrated strengths in key areas." says Martin Althén, CIO at Husqvarna Group.
HCL's Framework for Managed Application Services - MASCoT™ will give Husqvarna Group cost savings, improved visibility on their applications availability to business, improved quality of service delivery which is SLA driven and 24*7 support model. HCL is committed to play the role of a transformational agent within Husqvarna’s IT and business process.
HCL has been ranked number one in 2013 Nordic IT Outsourcing Study conducted by Whitelane Research, an independent organisation uniquely focused on (out) sourcing research in Europe. HCL has most satisfied customers in application development, maintenance outsourcing, data centre and application hosting in the region.