HCL AXON, a wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Technologies and global pioneer in leveraging leading technologies to drive value realization, today announced that the company was cited as a leader in the April 2011 Forrester Research, Inc. report The Forrester WaveT: SAP Services Providers, Q2 2011. HCL AXON was among a group of nineteen vendors that Forrester evaluated on 65 criteria based on current offerings, strategy and market presence.
According to the Forrester report,"HCL has long had a focus on operational and low-cost services in the SAP space. However, its 2008 acquisition of Axon makes it a compelling option for the full life cycle of implementation services starting with upfront strategy and transformational consulting through to the technical implementation and ongoing support. Key areas of industry focus include utilities, public sector, aerospace, and travel and logistics."
HCL AXON was also rated a 5 out of 5 in the Forrester report for overall client satisfaction. "Certainly one of the most telling statistics of a successful customer relationship the customer satisfaction score. We believe we consistently score high in this area because we bring highly qualified consultants, we keep our commitments, and we deliver real business results to our customers," said Steve Cardell, President of HCL AXON.
"We feel that to be deemed a leader in Forrester's SAP Service Providers research is a significant achievement for the AXON team, we are especially proud of our positioning in the leaders category," Steve continued. "In the mature and rapidly evolving SAP market, we are changing the dynamics of service delivery through outcome-based contracts, and are fully committed to transparent and mutually beneficial relationships with our customers."
HCL AXON offers full SAP lifecycle services including Business Consulting, Solutions Implementation, Application Management, and Integration Services. The integrated global SAP services force is focused on improving customers' performance through the delivery of cost reduction programs, business process improvement, shared service centers, top-down information strategies, executive coaching and leadership development. The combination of AXON's strong transformation, process consulting and implementation capabilities and HCL's proven application and infrastructure capabilities allows HCL AXON to address complex business issues faced by large organizations.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (hcltech.com) 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 26 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 'Employee First' which empowers our 73,420 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 3.3 billion (Rs. 15,160 crores), as on 31 March 2011 (on LTM basis).
About HCL AXON
HCL AXON (hcl-axon.com), a division of HCL Technologies, is a Business Transformation consultancy that delivers significant value to large, complex organizations through the innovative implementation and support of enterprise applications. HCL AXON has over 7,500 of the industry's most experienced professionals specializing in the delivery of sustained business improvement through technology enabled transformation programs. HCL AXON's consultants bring in-depth industry expertise alongside best practice functional knowledge to address the strategic, operational, information management and organizational effectiveness challenges faced by organizations today. HCL AXON is renowned for its global ability to help clients define more ambitious strategies, build more effective organizations and shape more successful futures.
HCL (hcl.com) is a $5.9 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 80,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms.
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Mary Haigis, HCL AXON
E: mhaigis[.]hcl-axon.com / P: (617) 967-0472.