News : HCL Technologies Partners with LeasePlan on Strategic ICT Initiative
Hague, Netherlands, Noida, India, June 17, 2016 -- HCL Technologies (HCL) announced that it has signed a strategic IT partnership contract with LeasePlan, a global fleet management and driver mobility company of Dutch origin. Under the terms of agreement, HCL will create Group Competency in collaboration with LeasePlan Information Services to provide IT solutions in various domains such as core leasing platforms, business intelligence and data warehousing solutions, enterprise IT solutions, and application development & maintenance services.
HCL will manage and enhance some of the existing application suites, including core leasing platforms, development and roll-out of global IT programs and operations for LeasePlan. The program is a part of broader ICT strategic initiative by LeasePlan to consolidate, harmonize and standardize IT elements such as Infrastructure, Applications and Data. The scope of the contract will enable HCL to provide services to LeasePlan across 32 countries globally.
"In today’s challenging business environment, from an ICT perspective, it is crucial to continue to de-risk the legacy footprint, while at the same time re-invest into future platforms - in order to deliver world-class experience to our customers. This requires a strong ICT partner to help us on this Transformation Journey" said Phil Parker, Senior Vice President, ICT, LeasePlan. "After going through the comprehensive evaluation process, we have found HCL as the right strategic partner as we believe HCL has the required diverse expertise in various domains to help us realize the vision of Group Competency and accelerate the journey, which ultimately will create a significant business impact for us."
"We are pleased to have been selected by LeasePlan and we look forward to collaborate with them to create Group Competency to provide services across diverse ICT portfolios and platforms over the coming years. We will leverage our delivery centres in Estonia, Ireland, Poland and India to provide services to LeasePlan" said, Sudip Lahiri, Vice President, HCL Technologies. "Innovative companies realize unique value by creating an agile IT function that drives innovation and growth, adapting their application landscapes to rapidly changing business environments. HCL will utilise its core capabilities to help LeasePlan achieve their business objective."
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Monday, June 20, 2016