HCL Technologies Partners With hybris to Provide Integrated Omni-Channel Solutions

HCL Technologies Partners With hybris to Provide Integrated Omni-Channel
Solutions

New Alliance Will Enable Global B2C and B2B Businesses Better Leverage
Customer Spend and Sales Opportunities

MUNICH, Germany and NOIDA, India, Feb. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- HCL
Technologies, a leading global IT services provider,today announced its
alliance with hybris, the world's fastest-growing commerce platform provider
ranked "leader" by leading global analyst firms. This partnership will
strengthen HCL's portfolio to provide end-to-end omni-channel commerce
solutions and integration services to its customers worldwide, it will also
enable hybris to leverage HCL's footprint in the Digital Media commerce
market, its long-term relationships with many leading global businesses and
infrastructure in markets in regions such as the Middle-East.

This combination of HCL's domain and technology expertise, along with hybris'
market leading commerce platform, will help business decision makers change
the game by improving the quality of the customer buying experience, thereby
extending brand loyalty and spend. As part of the partnership, HCL will
co-create customised solutions, tools and storefront accelerators based on the
hybris Commerce Suite that focus on vertical segments such as Consumer
Products, Media, Entertainment, Retail, Telecom and Manufacturing.

"We are very pleased to join hands with hybris as a strategic global alliance
partner," said, Sanjeev Nikore, Sr. Corporate Vice President & President,
Consumer Services and Manufacturing, HCL Technologies. "As digital commerce
growth continues in our customers' businesses, they are looking for global
partners who can not only provide value-centric solutions to further
accelerate this growth, but also help drive consistent, personalized customer
experience across channels. hybris' state-of-the-art commerce platform along
with our domain expertise, solutions and storefront accelerators will help us
enable omni-channel transformations across a number of key vertical
industries."

Speaking about the alliance, Frank Schoutissen, Vice-President Channel at
hybris, said, "The alliance with HCL Technologies is a real asset to us,
especially given the company's strength in vertical markets such as Digital
Media and in regions such as the Middle-East, as well as its portfolio of
leading global brands and businesses. We are now developing joint services and
solutions with HCL to help customers of both companies gain the most from
their omni-channel sales operations and we look forward to seeing the benefits
that these will bring."

HCL's multi-channel commerce, integration and business service experts work
closely with customers across the globe to help them solve their business &
technology challenges to grow through digital, global and omni-channel
customer experience transformations. HCL provides a rich set of end-to-end
capabilities that includes transformation of eCommerce, mobile, user
experience, customer analytics, content management, social platforms, digital
marketing, CRM, loyalty management, distributed order management (DOM), supply
chain, MDM and real-time integration.

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients
in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its
inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on
'transformational outsourcing,' underlined by innovation and value creation,
and offers an integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT
solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and
BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of
offices in 31 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key
industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer
Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of
'Employees First, Customers Second' which empowers our 85,194 transformers to
create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its
subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 4.4 billion (` 23,499 crores),
as on 31 Dec 2012 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit
www.hcltech.com

About HCL

HCL is a $6.2 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising
two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded
in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of
modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range
of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO,
IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution
of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide
range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 90,000
professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries
including over 500 points of presence in India. For more information, please
visit www.hcl.com

About hybris

hybris helps businesses on every continent sell more goods, services and
digital content through every touchpoint, channel and device. hybris delivers
"OmniCommerce™": state-of-the-art master data management and unified commerce
processes that give a business a single view of its customers, products and
orders, and its customers a single view of the business. hybris' omni-channel
software is built on a single platform, based on open standards, that is agile
to support limitless innovation, efficient to drive the best TCO, and scalable
and extensible to be the last commerce platform companies will ever need. Both
principal industry analyst firms rank hybris as a "leader" and list its
commerce platform among the top two or three in the market. The same software
is available on-premise, on-demand and managed hosted, giving merchants of all
sizes maximum flexibility. Over 400 companies have chosen hybris, including
global B2B brands Nespresso, P&G, Bridgestone, Rexel and Thomson-Reuters, as
well as consumer brands Galeries Lafayette, Levi's, Lufthansa, Migros,
Nespresso, Nikon and Toys'r'Us. hybris has operations in 15 countries around
the globe. hybris is the future of commerce™. For more information, visit
www.hybris.com

HCL Forward-looking Statements

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which
involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such
forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of
historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward looking
statements, including but not limited to the statements containing the words
'planned', 'expects', 'believes', 'strategy', 'opportunity', 'anticipates',
'hopes' or other similar words. The risks and uncertainties relating to these
statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding
impact of pending regulatory proceedings, fluctuations in earnings, our
ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services, Business Process
Outsourcing and consulting services including those factors which may affect
our cost advantage, wage increases in India, customer acceptances of our
services, products and fee structures, our ability to attract and retain
highly skilled professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a
cost effective and timely manner, time and cost overruns on fixed-price,
fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration,
our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for
technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks,
our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, the
success of our brand development efforts, liability for damages on our service
contracts, the success of the companies / entities in which we have made
strategic investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political
instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies
outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property, other risks,
uncertainties and general economic conditions affecting our industry. There
can be no assurance that the forward looking statements made herein will prove
to be accurate, and issuance of such forward looking statements should not be
regarded as a representation by the Company, or any other person, that the
objective and plans of the Company will be achieved. All forward looking
statements made herein are based on information presently available to the
management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any
forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf
of the Company. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com

CONTACT: Ajay Davessar
         Head External Communications
         E-mail: Ajay.Davessar@hcl.com
 
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