HCL Technologies Enters Into Multi Year end-to-end IT Infrastructure Management Engagement With Purdue Pharma L.P.

By Hcl Technologies, PRNE
Monday, November 29, 2010

NOIDA, India, November 30, 2010 - HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services
provider, today announced that it has signed a multi year end-to-end IT
Infrastructure Management engagement with pharmaceutical company Purdue
Pharma L.P. The scope of this engagement covers management of two data
centers and all remote locations of the client in the U.S.

HCL Technologies will also be responsible for transforming
Purdue's IT environment by implementing its world class processes as per ITIL
V3 and MTaaS platform, which is HCL's award winning business-ready hosted
platform for enterprise tools. HCL will also be implementing its shared
Remedy V6 ITSM ticketing platform that is based on the MTaaS reference

Speaking on the engagement, Mr. Larry Pickett, Chief
Information Officer, Purdue Pharma L.P said, "We were looking for an IT
service provider who could ensure successful transition from our staff
augmentation model to a proactive IT management services model to ensure a
scalable and agile IT environment while improving our internal processes. In
HCL, we found an IT Infrastructure vendor who could support this strategic
transformation as well as provide a cost effective solution. As an added
benefit, this initiative enables us to free up permanent staff time to work
on strategic, value-added projects. We look forward to leveraging HCL's
globally benchmarked tools, processes and IT management best practices to
reach our business objectives. "

Commenting on the engagement, Mr. Anant Gupta, President, HCL
Technologies Infrastructure Services Division (HCL ISD), said "HCL's
engagement with Purdue Pharma is another feather in the cap for HCL
Technologies in the Life Sciences Industry. HCL already enjoys the success of
managing IT infrastructure for 8 out of the top 15 global pharmaceutical
companies and 7 out of top 15 global medical devices companies. We are
committed towards ensuring operational transformation for Purdue Pharma by
moving its IT infrastructure to a proactive IT management services model that
is based on a robust governance framework and look forward to a long and
mutually rewarding partnership."

HCL Technologies will also be installing MyDashboard, the real
time reporting tool for the complete visibility of different layers of the IT
infrastructure for management reporting at Purdue Pharma. The Dashboard will
provide an integrated view of the entire IT infrastructure and ensure a
powerful trend analysis.

HCL's Infrastructure Services in recent past has been Ranked
No. 1 in Traditional Infrastructure and Remote Infrastructure Management
Outsourcing by Datamonitor-Brown Wilson Group Survey 2009-10 and was also
named amongst 2009 Top 10 Infrastructure Providers by TPI. HCL Technologies
has also been positioned in the Magic Quadrants for Desktop and Helpdesk
Outsourcing in Europe. The company has recently announced many landmark
global engagements like Singapore Stock Exchange, Al- Majdouie group,
Electrolux, Nokia, Reader's Digest Association, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group,
Energy Future Holdings and Viacom Inc.

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 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 29 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' which empowers our 70,218
transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies,
along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 2.9 billion
(Rs. 13,145 crores), as on 30th September 2010 (on LTM basis). For more
information, please visit www.hcltech.com

About HCL

HCL is a $5.5 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 77,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who
operate from 29 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL
has partnerships with several leading Global 1000 firms, including leading IT
and technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.com.


HCL ISD is a leading IT services company and a subsidiary of HCL
Technologies Ltd. (also known as HCL Comnet in the domestic market). A
focused player in the IT services arena, HCL ISD seeks to provide simplified
infrastructure solutions through delivering high-performance management
services for complex, distributed infrastructure environments encompassing
the Internet, Client and legacy based infrastructures. HCL ISD addresses the
growing demand for the cost-effective management of technology infrastructure
across geographically dispersed locations. With a mission to develop
innovative solutions for enterprises worldwide, the company has developed a
unique model for Remote IT infrastructure management that enables customer
organizations to achieve superior infrastructure performance and
significantly reduced costs through a global delivery model. For more
information, please visit www.hclisd.com www.hclisd.com

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    For details, contact
    Akanksha Jain
    HCL Technologies
    Mob +91-9871900447
    Email: akankshaj@hcl.com
    Deepika Bansal
    Six Degrees PR
    Mob: +919811292247
    Email: deepikab@sixdegreespr.co.in

For details, contact Akanksha Jain, HCL Technologies, Mob +91-9871900447, Email: akankshaj at hcl.com, Deepika Bansal, Six Degrees PR, Mob: +919811292247, Email: deepikab at sixdegreespr.co.in

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