Nokia signs five-year global IT deal with HCL Technologies

Finnish networking and telecommunications equipment company Nokia has awarded five-year global IT deal with HCL Technologies, as part of the former’s effort to modernise its IT infrastructure. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.'

The deal is intended to help Nokia drive operational efficiencies in line with previously announced targets, HCL Technologies said in a release.
“This is an important development for Nokia and takes our digital transformation efforts to a new level, both for how it will enhance our IT and operational efficiencies internally for Nokia, and for how it will enable us to further elevate service delivery to our customers. HCL’s track record of delivering transformational services at scale makes them the right partner for this all-important initiative,” said Nokia Chief Operating Officer, Joerg Erlemeier.
With this deal, HCL will build upon a strong existing engineering-centric partnership to encompass IT services. HCL will leverage its industry-leading next-gen technology services portfolio to provide Nokia with services around key transformational areas such as cloud orchestration, digital platforms, big data analytics, cybersecurity, autonomics and modern collaborative workplaces.
“The telecoms industry is at the forefront of today’s fast-paced digital-led change and HCL is proud to be Nokia’s transformation partner, powering them with the speed and agility required to meet the demands of a complex and transforming market,” said C Vijayakumar, president and CEO at HCL Technologies.