HCL Technologies (HCL), the IT services company, has entered into a strategic partnership with Siemens on Industry 4.0 solutions, with a strategic collaboration on the Siemens Industry Software Suite. The global partnership with Siemens on Mindsphere, a cloud–based open Internet of Things (IoT) operating system, comprises technology, application development, connectivity solutions, system integration and go–to–market strategy.
“We are seeing traction in Industry 4.0 initiatives as our Manufacturing customers leverage automation, cyber–physical systems and IoT technologies to create ‘smart’ ecosystems. This collaboration comes as a proof of our leadership in the segment and lends further credibility to our market positioning in the Industry 4.0 space,” said G.H Rao, President, Engineering and R&D Services, HCL Technologies.
“We believe HCL is a strong partner, who brings scalability and a global footprint to the table. The HCL offerings seamlessly fit into our industrial products and platform range, making HCL a strategic and natural partner of the digital product and solution organisation of Siemens,” said Paul Kaeley, Senior Vice President, Global Partner Eco-system, Siemens PLM Software.
HCL can now take Siemens’ MindSphere solutions to their customers across multiple sectors. Together with Siemens, HCL will work on the development and innovation on this platform, strengthening its positioning in the market. During key industrial and IT events, several joint collaboration activities with Siemens will be conducted.