HCL Technologies Expands U.S. Operations with New CyberSecurity Center

Company also launches a Cybersecurity training and college hiring
program in Texas

NOIDA, India & FRISCO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today
announced the launch of its CyberSecurity Fusion Center (CSFC) in
Frisco, Texas. The opening of the CSFC represents the next phase in the
company’s mission to support secure business growth by providing
customers with a single point of contact for the enterprise security
lifecycle, from detection to remediation. In addition, the CSFC reflects
HCL’s commitment to the state of Texas and the city of Frisco, which
have served as strategic partners to technology innovation and expansion.

In today’s digital age, technology requires fast and comprehensive IT
security, and the CSFC comes with 20 years of security and engineering
experience, more than 3500 certified analysts, and the experience of
managing more than 350 Fortune 500 / Global 2000 clients. The CSFC takes
a multi-dimensional approach to combat security risks using integrated
Cyberthreat intelligence to monitor for better, faster detection and
remediation of security incidents. The CSFC, powered by HCL’s Dynamic
CyberSecurity Framework, analyzes millions of events per second and
monitors multiple IT and OT systems making use of multiple Cyberthreat
intelligence sources. With intelligence-driven security solutions and
services provided in locations around the world, the CSFC adds to HCL’s
world-class Cybersecurity operations.

The CSFC Inauguration featured Chief Guest U.S. Representative Van
Taylor along with local dignitaries from the municipal, business, and
educational communities. HCL Technologies was represented by Maninder
Singh, Corporate Vice President, CyberSecurity Services; Arthur Filip,
Executive Vice President of Sales Transformation and Marketing; and Joel
Austin, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at Oncor
Electric Delivery, an HCL customer. Attendees also included additional
customers, partners, and members of the Texas business community, as
well as HCL employees.

Additionally, members of the Collin College and University of North
Texas faculties and communities were in attendance to commemorate the
launch of a university-to-industry collaboration with HCL Technologies.
As part of the relationship, HCL will conduct on-campus hackathons,
overseen and coached by HCL executives, in which the top participants
from winning teams at each school will be offered full-time jobs and
advanced training at the company.

“Tomorrow’s digital organizations are becoming home to massive amounts
of sensitive data and mission-critical applications,” said Maninder
Singh, Corporate Vice President, CyberSecurity Services at HCL
Technologies. “Our CSFC in Frisco is designed to defend our clients’
digital assets from security threats by leveraging intelligent,
predictive, and adaptive systems. The Frisco facility is ideally located
to attract and build the best pool of Cybersecurity experts and to serve
our most demanding customers.”

“I’m excited to have a leading technology company like HCL Technologies
focus their top talent in our Texas community,” said U.S. Representative
Van Taylor. “We look forward to witnessing the positive impact the CSFC
will have on the growth of the local community and in the ability to
empower organizations across the nation to understand the importance of
Cybersecurity and how to take action to protect their own assets.”

“As the technology industry in Texas continues to expand, we’re
cognizant that Cybersecurity is an instrumental element to this
successful growth,” said Texas Governor Greg Abbott. “HCL Technologies
has a storied history of supporting the Texas community. Four years ago,
HCL opened their Global Delivery Center in Frisco, and we’re incredibly
grateful and delighted to see that HCL has deepened its commitment
within the state with the new CSFC to ensure the safety of companies in
our local community.”

This launch comes as HCL celebrates 30 years in the United States, which
started with its first U.S. office opening in Silicon Valley in 1989.
Since then, HCL has expanded across the United States with a commitment
to civic involvement in communities and hiring at the local level. The
Global Delivery Center in Frisco houses some of HCL’s best engineers and
IT professionals to service the rapidly growing number of customers
across the country. Adding the CSFC to this technology powerhouse builds
momentum to the collaborative efforts already underway. The Center
provides next-generation IT services by leveraging innovative business
models, advanced technology skills, and best practices from HCL’s global
partners.

To commemorate the support of its customers and the government in this
launch, HCL has made a donation to STEM for Her, an organization
dedicated to creating awareness, excitement, and opportunities among
girls and young women to pursue successful STEM-related careers.

About HCL Technologies

HCL Technologies (HCL) is a leading global technology company that helps
global enterprises re–imagine and transform their businesses through
Digital technology transformation. HCL operates out of 44 countries and
has consolidated revenues of US$8.4 billion, for 12 Months ended 31st
December 2018. HCL focuses on providing an integrated portfolio of
services underlined by its Mode 1–2–3 growth strategy. Mode 1
encompasses the core services in the areas of Applications,
Infrastructure, BPO and Engineering & R&D services, leveraging DRYiCE™
Autonomics to transform clients’ business and IT landscape, making them
‘lean’ and ‘agile’. Mode 2 focuses on experience–centric and
outcome–oriented integrated offerings of Digital & Analytics, IoT
WoRKS™, Cloud Native Services and Cybersecurity & GRC services to drive
business outcomes and enable enterprise digitalization. Mode 3 strategy
is ecosystem–driven, creating innovative IP–partnerships to build
products and platforms business. HCL leverages its global network of
integrated co-innovation labs and global delivery capabilities to
provide holistic multi–service delivery in key industry verticals
including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Media,
Publishing, Entertainment, Retail & CPG, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Oil
& Gas, Energy & Utilities, Travel, Transportation & Logistics and
Government. With 132,328 professionals from diverse nationalities, HCL
focuses on creating real value for customers by taking ‘Relationships
Beyond the Contract’. For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com.

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advantage, wage increases in India, customer acceptances of our
services, products and fee structures, our ability to attract and retain
highly skilled professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets
in a cost-effective and timely manner, time and cost overruns on
fixed-price, fixed-timeframe contracts, client concentration,
restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international
operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas,
disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully
complete and integrate potential acquisitions, the success of our brand
development efforts, liability for damages on our service contracts, the
success of the companies/entities in which we have made strategic
investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political
instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring
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property, other risks, uncertainties and general economic conditions
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Contacts

Anne Coyle, US
Anne.coyle@hcl.com

Elka Ghudial, Europe
Elka.ghudial@hcl.com

Devneeta Pahuja, India and APAC
Devneeta.p@hcl.com

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