HCL and Siemens ingår strategiskt partnerskap kring Industri 4.0

Stockholm, 7 december 2017 – Det globala IT-konsultföretaget HCL Technologies (HCL), har ingått ett strategiskt partnerskap med Siemens kring nästa generations teknologier för tillverkande industri och processindustri (Industri 4.0). Partnerskapet innebär att HCL och Siemens ska samarbeta kring Siemens Industry Software Suite, inklusive det öppna och molnbaserade IoT-operativsystemet MindSphere. De konkreta samarbetsområdena omfattar teknologi, applikationsutveckling, connectivity solutions, och marknadsföring. 

-        Det finns en betydande efterfrågan på initiativ kring Industri 4.0, inte minst i samband med att våra kunder inom tillverkande industri satsar på automation, cyber-physical systems och IoT-teknologier för att skapa smarta ekosystem. Samarbetet med Siemens utgör ett bevis på vår ledande marknadsposition på det här området, säger G.H Rao, President, Engineering and R&D Services, HCL Technologies.

-        Vi är övertygade om att HCL är en stark partner som tillför både skalbarhet och ett globalt nätverk av expertis. HCL:s tjänster passar perfekt med våra produkter och plattformar inom tillverkande industri, vilket gör dem till en strategisk partner, säger Paul Kaeley, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Eco-system, Siemens PLM Software.

HCL kan nu erbjuda Siemens MindSphere-lösningar till sina kunder över flera sektorer. Tillsammans med Siemens kommer HCL att fokusera på vidareutveckling och innovation baserat på MindSphere.

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About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 32 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 7.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 30thSeptember, 2017. 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 DRYiCETMAutonomics 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 119,040 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

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