HCL Technologies launches Cisco ecosystem unit advancing cloud smart innovation, growth

Kalyan Kumar of HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL), a global technology company, has launched a dedicated HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit focused on creating solutions to accelerate clients’ digital journeys.

HCL and Cisco have a long and successful 360-degree partnership that has enabled enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation journeys by helping them to invent and innovate leveraging advanced technologies from Cisco and transformative services capabilities from HCL.

HCL’s Cisco Ecosystem Unit will create leading-edge competencies, solutions and business outcome models by leveraging Cisco technologies. It will aim to ensure the success of complex transformation programs around software-defined network transformation, network-as-a-service, digital workplace, multi-cloud modernisation, hyper-automation, security, optimised application experience, private 5G and telco modernisation.

The HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit will align with the #HCLCloudSmart strategy as a key pillar of its ecosystem operating model to help customers make intelligent choices for building a resilient and sustainable digital foundation that leverages Cisco’s multiple platforms and solutions and HCL’s transformational services consumable in a XaaS (anything-as-a-service) model.

Oliver Tuszik

“As organisations increase their post-pandemic application, network and cloud investments, they will need a strategy to deliver integrated secure cloud experiences to their customers with flexible consumption models,” says Oliver Tuszik, senior vice president, global partner sales for Cisco Systems. “The HCL Cisco Ecosystem Unit anchored by HCL’s industry cloud consulting and managed services with Cisco’s cross-architecture solutions is able to help organisations connect, secure and automate to accelerate their digital agility in a cloud-first world.”

HCL Technologies creates and applies tomorrow’s technology today. In its cutting-edge labs and delivery centres across multiple geographies, HCL teams up with Cisco to develop game-changing technology and industry solutions that accelerate scaled digital journeys and enhance its clients’ customer experience.

“We are pleased to announce the launch of our Cisco Ecosystem Unit, in line with our strategy of ecosystem-based innovation and growth,” says Kalyan Kumar, chief technology officer and head, ecosystems, HCL Technologies. “Together, we will invest in creating joint solutions and IPs to enable our clients to derive the benefits of digitisation faster and easier in a secure way. The unit will further boost the #HCLCloudSmart strategy by providing industry-specific, full-stack offerings that help enterprises adapt to the demands of today’s dynamic business environment.”

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