Tallinn, Estonia, Noida, India – 3rd December 2015 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a global IT services provider, announced that the President of Estonia, Honorable Toomas Hendrik Ilves, today inaugurated HCL’s nearshore centre in Tallinn. This marks the expansion of HCL’s operations in the Baltics region. Located in Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, by the Gulf of Finland, the centre aims to accommodate 100 seats in the next year which will cater to its marquee customers across Continental Europe. The centre will become a key hub in HCL’s global delivery network and will provide cutting-edge transformational IT services by leveraging its global best practices.
HCL strategically chose Tallinn to expand its footprint in the Baltics as the region offers a highlyskilled talent pool to help the company meet current and future business needs. The geographic location of Tallinn on the shore of the Baltic Sea, in close proximity to Finland and Sweden as well as the rest of the Nordic countries allows convenient access all across Northern Europe and Benelux.
Viljar Lubi, Ambassador of Estonia to India “Although Sanskrit was taught at the University of Tartu already back in the 19th century Java, Phyton is the new lingua franca in India-Estonia relationship. I am very happy that HCL is opening its centre in Tallinn. I am absolutely convinced that our collaboration in IT has by far the strongest spillover effect in enhancing the relationship between our two countries. HCL is warmly welcomed in our family.”
Rahul Singh, President, Financial Services, HCL Technologies said, “We believe in making investments in strategic locations like Tallinn, where high quality IT talent will create stronger service delivery for our existing customers. This centre marks the opening of the ninth delivery centre in Europe which gives us robust network to provide seamless flow of work for our customers. We are excited to be in Tallinn and look forward to building on our delivery capabilities and providing greater value to our clients.”
As part of HCL’s larger European strategy to accelerate technology innovation and cater to the demands of customers, HCL will invest in migration, application modernization and future-ready architecture for digital services. HCL will be delivering a number of services to its customers from the Tallinn Centre, including Application Development, Digital and Core Systems Transformation, Legacy Modernization, and Infrastructure Services.
- HCL started its operations in Europe in 1999
- HCL is present in 18 European countries with offices in UK, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Poland and more
- HCL houses 21 delivery and innovation centres in Europe
- HCL employs over 4500+ professionals, and provides transformational work for over 200+ European customers
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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 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 31st Dec 2012 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com