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HCL Launches FIRST 2.0 Packaged Services and Proven Methodology for Rapid Web 2.0 Innovation

November 10, 2006; 03:40 AM
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global engineering, R&D and IT services firm, today launched FIRST 2.0®, a proven methodology and suite of end-to-end engineering services that enables enterprises to compete effectively in the world of Web 2.0. The announcement is in line with HCL’s focus on creating transformational value for customers through service innovation. The foundation methodology for the suite is based on deep domain experience with more than 65 software product companies whose Web service offerings were developed by HCL.

FIRST 2.0 includes:

  • Full Product Development — End-to-end engineering for new product introduction, including complete breadth of development services
  • Integration Services — Integration of Web 2.0 technologies into existing products and platforms
  • Re-engineering Services — Re-engineering of existing products and services to ensure they are Web 2.0-ready
  • Support for Phase-out — Complete support for phase-out of existing legacy products to next-generation technologies
  • Technology Consulting — Ability to leverage HCL expertise in Web 2.0 in order to transform product offerings

As companies strive to compete and remain on the cutting edge of the market with product enhancements and features, HCL combines the expertise of delivering software as a service with the support of remotely managed infrastructure services. HCL will demonstrate its proven competency at the Web 2.0 Conference on November 7-9, 2006, in San Francisco, CA, and is the only Indian-based software engineering services provider participating in the highly-recognized thought leadership event.

“HCL is a leader in providing end-to-end software engineering services around the various disruptive Web-based technologies collectively known as Web 2.0,” said Sandeep Kishore, Vice President, Hi-Tech, HCL Technologies. “Web 2.0 is transforming the way people access information, collaborate and communicate. HCL, with its proven engineering background and its suite of FIRST 2.0 offerings is uniquely positioned to increase our customers’ competitive advantage by partnering with them to drive transformation for their businesses by leveraging the true potential of Internet.”

Kishore continued, “HCL adds strength to companies’ product development teams, by offering a suite of products and services that addresses the challenges inherent in Web-based technologies — including reduced time to market, rapid innovation and IT-infrastructure management. We provide significant transformational value through our FIRST 2.0 suite, with the ability to quickly deploy the expertise and experienced resources to bring customers’ Web 2.0 applications and solutions to market.”

HCL’s Web 2.0 experience includes providing content aggregation using Deep Crawl technology for a leading Internet search engine provider; developing a social networking portal for an online real estate broker community; and creating an enhanced user interface for a location-based service provider, using AJAX technology.

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies is one of India’s leading global IT Services companies, providing software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management services and BPO. Having made a foray into the global IT landscape in 1999 after its IPO, HCL Technologies focuses on Transformational Outsourcing, working with clients in areas that impact and re-define the core of their business. The company leverages an extensive global offshore infrastructure and its global network of offices in 16 countries to deliver solutions across select verticals including Financial Services, Retail & Consumer, Life Sciences, Hi-tech and Manufacturing, Telecom and, Media and Entertainment. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries had revenue of US $ 1.058 billion (Rs. 4797 crore) for the twelve month period ending 30th September 2006, and employed 36,452 professionals. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com

About HCL Enterprise

HCL Enterprise is a leading global technology and IT enterprise with annual revenues of US $3.7 billion (Rs. 16,789 crores). The HCL Enterprise comprises two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. The 3-decade-old enterprise, founded in 1976, is India’s original IT garage start-up. Its range of offerings span Product Engineering, Technology and Application Services, BPO, Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products. The HCL team comprises 40,999 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 16 countries including 300 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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