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HCL Technologies and NetBrain Announce Partnership to Help Enterprises Accelerate Their Network Automation Journey

November 12, 2018Dan Doherty

Noida, India & Burlington, Massachusetts – Nov 12, 2018 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, and NetBrain Technologies, Inc., a leading network automation solutions provider, today announced the launch of HCL NetBot, a joint collaborative technology that offers network visibility and network automation capabilities for enterprise IT teams.

As businesses move into an increasingly digital environment, being able to automate and visualize the network becomes critical. At HCL, the DRYiCETM division is dedicated to building enterprise-grade, Artificial Intelligence-powered automation products and platforms to transform the IT landscape for businesses. HCL NetBot, part of the DRYiCETM portfolio, automates the complete lifecycle of network devices, from provisioning to policy-based change management, compliance, and security administration. Its agile design and architecture helps ensure business ease and accelerated time to market. Combined with NetBrain’s dynamic network mapping capabilities, HCL NetBot also helps IT teams gain end-to-end visibility across hybrid network environments throughout their network automation journey.

This partnership is a key step in catalyzing and scaling HCL’s network automation offering, with the ultimate goal of making networks proactive and self-aware, and enabling more flexible and agile network operations across the enterprise.

“HCL continues to invest in skills and developing partnerships for next–generation services, addressing transformational needs for customers where the network becomes a key enabler,” said Kalyan Kumar, Corporate Vice President & CTO IT Services, Chief Technology Officer. “DRYiCE products and platforms have traditionally helped our customers transform and simplify their IT operations. By leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation, we intend to consistently deliver quality services and insights to our customers. This collaboration positions HCL and NetBrain to play a leadership role in the network automation space. The joint proposition offers a blend of workflow-driven, auto-remediation of network incidents through HCL NetBot.”

“At NetBrain, we very much look forward to this collaboration with HCL. By incorporating the best features of the HCL NetBot-NetBrain integration, enterprises can generate insights through real-time network visualization and implement customized automation workflows that best fit their business needs. This enables them to automate workflows like change, troubleshooting, security, and compliance across the complete network lifecycle,” said Lingping Gao, CEO and Chairman of NetBrain. “Our partnership includes collaborative go-to-market strategies, joint R&D exercises, as well as strategic business initiatives.”

About NetBrain 

Founded in 2004, NetBrain is the market leader in network automation. Its technology platform provides network engineers with end-to-end visibility across their hybrid environments while automating tasks across their IT workflows. Today, more than 2,000 of the world’s largest enterprises and managed service providers use NetBrain to automate network documentation, accelerate troubleshooting, strengthen network security, and implement network changes—while integrating with a rich ecosystem of partners. NetBrain is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts, with an office in Sacramento, California, and operating subsidiaries in Munich, Germany; Beijing, China; and Toronto, Canada. To learn more about NetBrain, visit www.netbraintech.com.

NetBrain® and the NetBrain logo are registered trademarks of NetBrain Technologies.

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 43 countries and has consolidated revenues of US$ 8.2 billion, for 12 Months ended 30th September, 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 DRYiCETM 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 127,875 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

Forward–looking Statements 

Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the statements containing the words ‘planned’, ‘expects’, ‘believes’,’ strategy’, ‘opportunity’, ‘anticipates’, ‘hopes’ or other similar words. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding impact of pending regulatory proceedings, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services, business process outsourcing and consulting services including those factors which may affect our cost 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 companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property, other risks, uncertainties and general economic conditions affecting our industry. There can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements made herein will prove to be accurate, and issuance of such forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company, or any other person, that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the Management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

For details contact:

HCL Technologies
Devneeta Pahuja
Devneeta.p@hcl.com

HCL Technologies
Anne Coyle
Anne.Coyle@hcl.com

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