HCL unveils Green Datacenter Services

HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), leading global IT Services Company, today announced that it will be unveiling its Green Datacenter Services featuring a unique Datacenter Green Quotient Assessment Framework. The launch will take place during Computerworld’s Green IT Symposium, September 17-18, 2008. Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, MD where HCL is participating as a Platinum Sponsor.


HCL Technologies’ suite of Green Datacenter Services will help enterprise IT organizations reduce their companies’ environmental impact through assessing, planning, and implementing green initiatives around their DC environment. A key highlight of this offering is HCL’s Green Datacenter Assessment Framework, which helps enterprises find out the environment friendly status of their datacenters.


In this event HCL will also be addressing CIO’s and IT end-users on how they can realize their Green DC agenda at a session titled “Paint Your Datacenter Green – 5 steps to a green Datacenter”. The company will be showcasing its Green Datacenter Services at Stall No. P-24.


Commenting on this theme, Anubhav Saxena, Associate Vice President – Business Development and Customer Advocacy, HCLT ISD said, “Datacenter is the heart and headquarter of all IT activity and hence from the perspective of sustainable IT, achieving energy efficiencies within the data centre is key to a successful green IT policy. We at HCL recognize this enterprise imperative and have therefore built a unique suite of services which offer 360 degree solutions for Data center greening and seek to provide cost savings to the tune of 20-30% in DC operations. We are privileged to have given the opportunity to display our capabilities at an esteemed event such as this.”


“At HCL, we have helped many Fortune/Global 1000 organizations to walk the ‘green’ path. Our suite of Green Datacenter Services helps enterprise IT organizations reduce their companies’ environmental impact by assessing, planning, and implementing initiatives around their datacenter environment. A key highlight of this service is our unique Datacenter Green Quotient framework that offers assessment of the ‘green’ state of an enterprise datacenter”, added Swapan Johri, Sr. VP – Emerging Services, HCLT ISD.


HCL has recently become a member of the US Green Building Council. The company is also the first in India to have a comprehensive environment management program and to be ISO14001 compliant with a comprehensive policy on Waste of Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE). HCL, in alliance with Tata Energy Research Institute (2007 Nobel Prize winner), is also an active member of ICSD (India Council for Sustainable Development), a non-government organization  working towards the ultimate “Green Goal” of Government of India by participating in various sustainable development projects at various levels.


HCL also has a strong eco-system of partners who further enhance its ‘green’ services, like its VMware Global System Integration partnership with VMware.


HCL pioneered the concept of Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) with a co-sourcing model of engagement, which has added substantial value to customers including 75+ global enterprises.  HCL created a new uncontested market space which today has become a leading trend. HCL is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and a leader in global delivery of infrastructure management. The company was cited as a leader in Global IT Infrastructure Outsourcing in an independent vendor evaluation study by Forrester Wave TM, Q2, 2007 and No.1 ‘Specialty Offshore Infrastructure Services Provider’ by NeoIT and ‘Managing Offshore’ magazine. HCL has also been ranked as the World No. 1 in Infrastructure Outsourcing Vendor by Brown-Wilson Group for the Black Book of Outsourcing, 2007


Sourced From: Genesis Burson-Marsteller