Etisalat, HCL to offer joint ICT solutions
Dubai, May 9, 2011
Etisalat has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HCL Technologies, a leading IT services provider, towards exploring collaborative opportunities for offering innovative ICT services to customers.
As per the agreement, Etisalat and HCL Technologies will work together to explore the possibility of collaboration for offering joint ICT solutions to business customers in the areas of mobility, cloud computing and advanced ICT services.
The organisations will endeavor to share intellectual capital and industry expertise, towards developing and offering collaborative ICT value propositions to enable Middle East enterprises leverage new disruptive technologies towards accelerating their business growth.
“Etisalat is delighted to partner with HCL Technologies in our unswerving commitment to offer new age ICT solutions and provide enhanced value centric services to our customers,” said Abdulla Hashim, senior vice president, Business Solutions at Etisalat.
“Through this intellectual capital driven association Etisalat endeavors to provide a differentiated user experience to its customers while reducing complexity and cost. This unique knowledge based partnership will create unparalleled level of expertise to implement, support and facilitate effective use of ICT applications and technologies.”
“In addition to providing avant-garde services for our customers, this partnership will also consolidate Etisalat’s position as the region’s most forward-looking telecommunications and ICT service provider, as we continue to lead innovative developments in the ICT industry and seek to shape the technology and communications market of the future,” Hashim added.
Virender Aggarwal, president, APAC & MEA, for HCL Technologies, said: “This is a strategic partnership for HCL Technologies and we see great potential in delivering joint solutions around mobility that can drive efficiencies within enterprises.”
“Given the enterprise focus on reducing costs and driving operational efficiency, we see a strong synergy between HCL Technologies and our demonstrated expertise in cloud computing and mobility allied with Etisalat’s world class telecom infrastructure and focus on ICT services.”
“Given our respective strengths, we will be introducing a range of innovative services for enterprises to cement UAE’s position as one of the most advanced nations in terms of Telecom and ICT services in the region,” Aggarwal concluded. – TradeArabia News Service