SOURCE: HCL Technologies Ltd.

HCL Technologies Ltd.

December 01, 2009 13:09 ET

HCL Unveils Next Generation Data Center Services

The Value-Added Services to Be Delivered From Its New Data Center in New Jersey, US

SUNNYVALE, CA and NOIDA, INDIA--(Marketwire - December 1, 2009) - HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), India's leading global IT services company, today unveiled a new suite of next-generation data center services consisting of Managed Storage Service, Managed Back Service, Offsite-Vaulting Services, Virtualization-as-a-service, Cloud Services for Testing & Development Environment, Disaster Recovery and Mainframe Management Services.

These services are shrink-wrapped based on the ITIL Service Catalog and provide enterprises the option of device-based utility pricing.

The NextGen DC Services will be delivered from HCL's Tier III green data center in New Jersey (NJ), USA. This data center will also provide hosting and co-location services as an additional value-add to potential, as well as existing, infrastructure outsourcing customers of HCL. For these customers, HCL would take on the responsibility for the management and monitoring of IT assets along with ancillary services including intelligent hands and feet, facilities reporting and asset management.

"Our new suite of services provide enterprises with hybrid and right-shore delivery models to bring scalability and flexibility in their computing environment," said R Srikrishna, Executive Vice President & Worldwide Head of Sales, HCL Technologies Infrastructure Services Division. "Coupled with our globally acknowledged IT Operations Management Services these value-added offerings promise transformational, non-linear management of enterprise data center assets at significantly reduced costs."

"These services are also the immediate manifestation of the longer term opportunity for a series of cloud-based services which we see impacting the data center space," he added.

HCL's NJ data center is a 35,000 square foot Tier III equivalent boasting of best-of-breed eco-friendly technologies from leading solution/technology vendors and world class certifications. This facility has been designed for mission critical systems conforming to the Uptime Institute's TIER III guidelines. Additionally, the facility follows the LEED guidelines established by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

HCL Infrastructure Services Division manages 350,000 data center devices and 21,000 TB of storage for 60+ Fortune/Global 1000 customers. It boasts of a robust partner ecosystem in the data center space consisting of world leaders like SunGard, Equinix, Verizon, VMware, Microsoft, Cisco, and EMC. Gartner recently profiled HCL's data center virtualization capabilities in its report titled 'Virtualization Consulting Service Providers: Profiles.'

HCL will be hosting a session on the data center transformation capabilities on December 2nd, 2009 at the Gartner Data Center Conference slated to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada from December 1-4, 2009. For more information visit: www.hclisd.com.

About HCL ISD

HCL ISD is a leading IT services company and a subsidiary of HCL Technologies Ltd. (also known as HCL Comnet in the domestic market). A focused player in the IT services arena, HCL ISD seeks to provide simplified infrastructure solutions through delivering high-performance management services for complex, distributed infrastructure environments encompassing the Internet, Client and legacy based infrastructures. HCL ISD addresses the growing demand for the cost-effective management of technology infrastructure across geographically dispersed locations. With a mission to develop innovative solutions for enterprises worldwide, the company has developed a unique model for Remote IT infrastructure management that enables customer organizations to achieve superior infrastructure performance and significantly reduced costs through a global delivery model. For more information, please visit www.hclisd.com

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing', underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of 'Employee First' which empowers our 54,443 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 2.3 billion (Rs. 11,270 crores), as on 30th September 2009 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com.

About HCL Enterprise

HCL is a $5 billion leading global Technology and IT Enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India -- HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups, a pioneer of modern computing, and a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team comprises over 60,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 26 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.in

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