HCL öppnar utvecklingscenter med fokus på Microsoft AI Platform och Microsoft Azure

Stockholm – 15 mars 2018HCL Technologies (HCL) meddelar att man öppnat ett utvecklingscenter kallat Lab21. Med Lab21 kommer HCL att fokusera på utveckling av lösningar för Microsoft AI-plattform/Cortana Analytics i Microsofts molnbaserade Azure-plattform. Lab 21 gör det möjligt för HCL att utveckla och distribuera kraftfulla affärslösningar som kommer påskynda implementering av nya lösningar inom Business Intelligence, Big Data och Advanced Analytics.

-        Våra investeringar i Lab 21 syftar till att utveckla djup kompetens på Microsofts Cortana Intelligence-stack och förstärker vårt åtagande att erbjuda företag att realisera möjligheterna med moln-och AI-erbjudanden till företag runt om i världen genom våra prisbelönta AI-lösningar DRYiCE ™. Microsofts AI-suite är sömlös och kompletterar HCLs lösningar väl,” säger Kalyan Kumar, CVP & CTO – IT Services, HCL Technologies.

-        Under de senaste åren har vi väsentligt ökat vårt fokus på att hjälpa våra gemensamma kunder på deras digitala resa. Vårt arbete med HCL har fokuserats på att bygga lösningar som genererar betydande värde och som hjälper kunder i övergången till molnet. Jag gläds över HCLs engagemang i vårt gemensamma molnsamarbete och Lab 21 kommer erbjuda en plattform för att bygga och visa upp både vertikala och horisontella lösningar med Microsofts AI-plattform och Microsoft Azure,” säger Michael Angiulo, CVP – Microsoft Corp

Det 5000 kvadratmeter stora utvecklingscentret rymmer ett team bestående av data scientists, molnarkitekter och big data-experter med ett gemensamt fokus på vertikala- och industrispecifika-lösningar utvecklade på Microsofts AI-plattform. Utvecklingscentret är beläget i staden Redmond i delstaten Washington.

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$ 7.6 billion, for 12 Months ended 31st December, 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 119,291 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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