HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced a five-year infrastructure services deal with global diversified mining business Anglo American. The multi-year deal will see HCL continue to support Anglo American through the adoption of cloud; reducing Anglo American’s global data center footprint through the continued consolidation of its on-premise infrastructure and partial migration to an Infrastructure-as-a-Service operating model. HCL will also continue to provide regional and local service desk support and end-user computing services.
Headquartered in the UK and listed on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges, Anglo American runs mining operations across Southern Africa, North and South America and Australia, with a workforce of 69,000 people worldwide. HCL was enlisted as Anglo American’s IT services partner in 2013 and has served in the same role for De Beers since 2014. Through the renewed deal, HCL will further improve quality and consistency by standardizing and centralizing IT infrastructure services across both organizations.
“This renewal under scoresa keytenet of HCL’s success strategy, demonstrating our on going commitment to satisfying customers and building relationships that evolve over the long term,” said Sandeep Saxena, SVP, HCL Technologies. “Rather than standing still, our engagement with Anglo American has expanded into other areas where we can drive further value for its business through our more strategic Mode 2 offerings, such as Cloud Native Services. This is down to the strength of our working relationship with Anglo American, which gives it the trust that we can and will deliver on our commitment. Our global delivery model also has a particularly important role to play,adding significant value through a mix of onsite and offshore technical skills that set Anglo American on course for future success.”
HCL is a global leader in IT infrastructure services, with the competency to execute large–scale, complex IT infrastructure transformation projects. HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 growth strategy encompasses next–generation IT infrastructure services, leveraging automation, artificial intelligence, analytics and cloud to build service–oriented, future–ready IT infrastructure for clients. With its focus on creating real value for customers, HCL takes ‘Relationships Beyond the Contract’, building long–term, mutually beneficial associations with its enterprise customers.
About Anglo American
Anglo American is a global diversified mining business and our products are the essential ingredients in almost every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive mining operations and undeveloped resources provides the metals and minerals to meet the growing consumer-driven demands of the world’s developed and maturing economies. With our people at the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources and mine, process, move and market our products to our customers around the world.
As a responsible miner – of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore, coal and nickel – we are the custodians of what are precious natural resources. We work together with our key partners and stakeholders to unlock the sustainable value that those resources represent for our shareholders, the communities and countries in which we operate and for society at large. Anglo American is re-imagining mining to improve people’s lives. www.angloamerican.com
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 41 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 8.0 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th June, 2018. 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 DRYiCETM 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 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 124,121 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL focuses on creating real value for customers by taking ‘Relationships Beyond the Contract.
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