Apriso announces partnership with HCL Technologies
Mar 11, 2005
Leading India information technology firm becomes Apriso implementation partner
Apriso(R) Corporation and HCL Technologies (NSE:HCLT.NS) have formed an alliance appointing HCL as an implementation and services partner for Apriso FlexNet(TM) application software. HCL Technologies will be engaged in FlexNet implementation projects both in the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world on behalf of Apriso as well as HCL customers. Apriso and HCL will jointly focus on the automotive, life sciences and electronics manufacturing & supply services (EMS) industries. The HCL Manufacturing IT Group provides complete lifecycle services, from concept to deployment, in the areas of factory applications such as manufacturing execution and automation systems; enterprise application services such as product data management (PDM), product lifecycle management (PLM) supply variability and enterprise integration; and performance applications such as performance dashboards, business analytics, plant maintenance and asset utilization.
"Increased outsourcing of manufacturing to Asia will see the need for manufacturing IT applications across the supply chain from sourcing, manufacturing to distribution," said Mr. A. Vasudevan, General Manager for HCL's Manufacturing IT solutions. "The partnership between HCL and Apriso brings together varied strengths in serving the market needs in both Asia-Pacific and the world. In HCL, Apriso has a partner that can deliver complete life cycle services fulfilling needs across the supply chain. In Apriso, HCL has a partner who brings a state of the art Web-services based product -- FlexNet -- with the ability to deliver complete life cycle services through a single integrated platform."