SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Open Group has announced that HCL Technologies has become a Platinum Member of the organization. HCL Technologies, previously a Gold Member, joins the other Platinum Members who are leaders from across the technology industry – DXC Technology, Fujitsu, Huawei, IBM, Micro Focus, Oracle, and Philips.
As part of its Platinum membership, HCL Technologies will have representation on The Open Group Governing Board, which will be filled by Prafull Verma from HCL Technologies.
The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. Our diverse membership of more than 600 organizations includes customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators, academics, and consultants across multiple industries. These organizations work to establish open, vendor-neutral technology standards and certifications in a variety of key critical subject areas.
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global IT services company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through digital technology transformation. In February this year, DRYiCE, HCL’s Autonomics & Orchestration suite of products & platforms, was recognized as a pioneer in innovation at The Open Group India Conference and Awards.
“It gives me great pleasure to welcome HCL Technologies as a Platinum Member of The Open Group,” said Steve Nunn, President and CEO, The Open Group. “HCL Technologies is empowering businesses to operate in a more lean and agile way through its world-leading technology solutions built around Digital, IoT, Cloud, Automation, Cybersecurity, Analytics, Infrastructure Management and Engineering Services.
We are excited to have such an innovative and pioneering organization as our latest Platinum Member, and we greatly anticipate the valuable contributions and expertise that HCL Technologies will bring to our activities. With the world’s intellectual centre of gravity shifting east, coupled with a rising national aspiration to move up the value chain, we are delighted to welcome HCL Technologies, an organization with Indian heritage and a global footprint, to play a pivotal role in the development and adoption of standards.”
“As the latest Platinum Member of The Open Group, we will further strengthen our relationship with the organization and be integrally involved on the Governing Board,” said Kalyan Kumar, Global CTO, HCL Technologies. “With all businesses looking to digitally transform today, we look forward to working closely with The Open Group Forums and Work Groups to create the future of global open standards that enable interoperable systems.”
About The Open Group
The Open Group is a global consortium that enables the achievement of business objectives through technology standards. Our diverse membership of more than 600 organizations includes customers, systems and solutions suppliers, tool vendors, integrators, academics, and consultants across multiple industries. Further information on The Open Group can be found at www.opengroup.org.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps forward looking enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses. 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 products, solutions and 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 DRYiCE™ Autonomics 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 and Organic IP 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 HCL Technologies