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HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced that it has signed a five year Next–Generation Information Technology Outsourcing (Next–Gen ITO) contract with Husqvarna AB, a leading manufacturer of outdoor power products including robotic mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. HCL has been providing application management services to Husqvarna and with this deal, HCL will now provide end–to–end integrated infrastructure and applications services, covering data centre services, network services, security services, applications operations and support services.
HCL will utilize its transformational infrastructure and applications services and global delivery model to drive data–centre consolidation and assets optimization for Husqvarna, allowing a high degree of flexibility and enabling them to adopt future technologies for delivering an enriched end-user experience to end customers.
Martin Althen, CIO of Husqvarna said “We are pleased to broaden our relationship with HCL, as we undertake the next phase of business transformation. We chose HCL for its unique portfolio of integrated infrastructure and applications services, strong commitment of the management, expertise, strengths of solutions and frameworks and experience in this space.”
Pankaj Tagra, Vice President and Head of Nordics Business for HCL Technologies said “HCL’s engagement with Husqvarna is nearly three years old. Husqvarna is a marquee customer for HCL in the Nordics region for end–to–end integrated Applications & Infrastructure services and we are proud to have been chosen again by them for this multi–year Next–Gen ITO deal. This win is a further testimony to the trust that clients are placing in us and our Relationship Beyond the Contract philosophy.”
HCL’s 21st Century Enterprise blueprint for an enterprise focuses around creating a unified experience for its customers, in a world driven by rapid technology change, where consumers’ behaviour and market dynamics are always changing. To deliver unified experiences, enterprises need to be experience centric, outcome–based, agile and lean, service oriented and ecosystem–driven. HCL’s Next–Gen ITO offerings enable enterprises to create a lean and agile landscape by delivering integrated applications and infrastructure services, powered by HCL’s strengths in automation, artificial intelligence and cloud services.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company working with clients in areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its emergence on global landscape after its IPO in 1999 and listing in 2000, HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, today operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 6.1 billion, as on 31st December 2015 (on Calendar Year basis). HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing', underlined by innovation and value creation, offering an integrated portfolio of services including Enterprise Digitalization, Internet of Things, Engineering Services Outsourcing and Next Generation IT Outsourcing that focuses on transformation-led infrastructure services, applications services and business services. HCL leverages its extensive global delivery capabilities and integrated innovation labs across the world 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 103,696 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL Technologies focuses on creating real value for customers by taking 'Relationships Beyond the Contract'.
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