HCL Infosystems, an IT Services, Distribution and Digital Solutions Company, has announced a strategic alliance with Symantec. Under this alliance, HCL Infosystems will leverage its pan-India network of partners to distribute information security solutions from Symantec.
With this association, HCL Infosystems will now be the Value Added Distributor (VAD) for the entire portfolio of information security solutions offered by Symantec to customers across India. Under this partnership HCL Infosystems will provide Symantec with an extensive distribution network, high level of pre and after sales support and end-to-end solutions. It will also enable Symantec to tap into HCL Infosystems’ rich BFSI client base.
The alliance consolidates the existing association between the two companies and further leverages respective strengths to provide best-in-class information security solutions to customers in India.
Commenting on the alliance, Bimal Das, Joint President – Enterprise Products Distribution, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “We are delighted to extend our long standing association with Symantec by this extremely significant alliance, which will leverage our unmatched distribution network to bring the entire portfolio of next-generation information security solutions from Symantec, to targeted customers across India. This partnership reiterates the expertise and value add capabilities offered by HCL Infosystems to global brands operating in India.”
“In today‘s hyper-connected world, the need for protecting information is more pertinent than ever. As the global leader in cybersecurity, Symantec is committed to helping companies secure their most important data,” said Shrikant Shitole, Managing Director, India, Symantec. “The partnership with HCL Infosystems is key to our efforts to increase our coverage across India. We look forward to working with HCL Infosystems and leveraging their strong presence in tier 1 and tier 2 cities to help customers solve their most complex information security challenges.”
HCL Infosystems is a value-added distributor of global brands in IT, Office Automation & Infrastructure products providing sales, marketing and last mile connect support to its pan-India channel partner network. It has a distribution network comprising more than 6,000 mid-market accounts across 900 towns, with a wide spectrum of value and volume products.