Noida, India, February 3, 2015: HCL Technologies (HCL), a global IT services provider, today announced the opening of a new service delivery centre in Oslo, to support its ongoing growth in the Nordics. The new centre will enhance HCL’s delivery capabilities and serve as a hub to provide transformational IT infrastructure and application services to its customers in the region. This is HCL’s third delivery centre in the Nordics besides Espoo (Finland) and Stavanger (Norway). Located in the heart of Oslo’s BARCODE business area the new centre will support more than 100 seats.
DNB, Norway’s largest financial services group, will be among the first to benefit from the opening of HCL’s Oslo service delivery centre. “The proximity of HCL’s new service delivery centre to DNB’s headquarters will be a significant benefit in supporting our strategic business needs,” said Liv Fiksdahl, COO of DNB. “We take great pride as the most customer-focused bank in the Nordics. In today’s digital service economy, our vision is heavily reliant on the availability of stable, reliable and state-of-the-art IT services. As such, HCL is a core, strategic partner for DNB. Having HCL’s experts in such close proximity to our own operations is therefore a major advantage; making it much easier to discuss our needs and work closely together to identify how IT can best serve those needs.”
C Vijay Kumar, Corporate Vice President & Global Head of Infrastructure Services Delivery, HCL Technologies, said “The new centre will bolster our delivery and solution capabilities in the region and enable closer collaboration with our customers and partners . In the region, HCL is focusing on co-innovation that is driving digitalisation and enabling our customers to stay competitive in the new connected world.”
The Oslo delivery centre will harness the local multi-skilled talent to enable our next generation services like Service Integration & Management (SIAM), Next Gen Data Centre and Workplace Services to our customers in the Nordics. It will also support the “Digital Agenda Norway” that is aligned with the Norwegian Government’s vision of a “Simpler Norway” using smart public services. The centre will also help us meet local compliance and data regulation requirements.
“The new global delivery centre in Oslo will be a strategic asset for our business and is a key milestone in our continuing dominance in the Nordics,” said Ashish Kumar Gupta, Executive Vice President & Head – EMEA, Infrastructure Services, HCL Technologies.
HCL has a number of existing customers and partners in the Nordics. HCL’s innovative delivery model provides significant savings and operational benefits to customers through a highly flexible, transparent and collaborative approach.