By ET Bureau - June 08, 2020 4 Mins Read
HCL transfers its commerce platform, HCL Commerce, to Google Cloud
HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, and Google Cloud today announced the expansion of their strategic partnership to transfer software offerings from HCL, starting with HCL Commerce, on Google Cloud. Google Cloud will be the preferred cloud platform for HCL Commerce, providing a secure and flexible global infrastructure to power corporate e-commerce strategies. As part of this partnership, HCL also intends to use Anthos to activate multi-cloud and hybrid cloud deployments of HCL Commerce.
HCL Commerce is a leading native cloud commerce platform used by innovative companies across multiple industries and around the world to generate more than $ 100 billion in annual revenue for its customers. With a solid track record in delivering foolproof performance, scalability and functionality, HCL Commerce is today at the forefront of the digital commerce strategies of many organizations. It goes well beyond an initial transaction and allows companies to respond to changing market conditions. It allows you to create innovative merchandising strategies and quickly launch new channels for B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) use cases on the same platform.
The introduction of HCL Commerce on Google Cloud will allow businesses to maintain their investments in HCL’s trusted commerce platform while taking advantage of the global reach, security, and flexibility of Google Cloud. In addition, businesses across all industries will be able to develop positive online data-driven customer experiences by leveraging the capabilities of Google Cloud in artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics.
“The collaboration between Google Cloud and HCL Commerce enables customers to quickly execute their digital transformation strategy which is anchored in the” new normal “. With the support of our global implementing partner ecosystem, we can now provide a proven and comprehensive commerce solution across all industries to meet the challenges of today and the future, “said Darren Oberst, vice -president of company and director of HCL Software.
“It is more important than ever for businesses across all industries to provide strong, customer-centric e-commerce experiences,” said Kevin Ichhpurani, corporate vice president of global ecosystem at Google Cloud. “We are proud that the Google Cloud infrastructure will soon power HCL Commerce, allowing companies to leverage the flexibility and reliability of Google Cloud to ultimately deliver positive e-commerce experiences to customers worldwide.” ”
“By partnering with Google Cloud as the preferred cloud provider for HCL Commerce, DFS has leveraged the industry-leading unique capabilities of HCL Commerce that support dynamic and scalable business scalability which is the new standard, reacting quickly with the easy deployment of functional changes, while significantly lowering our total cost of ownership, ”said Russ Harte, chief technology officer at DFS , the UK-based furniture retailer.
“InterToys has accelerated its digital transformation through this partnership with successful commissioning in fifteen weeks,” said Robin Tichler at InterToys . “Not only have we been able to get into action so quickly, but we have also been able to scale up without difficulty by tripling transaction volumes, due to the increase in purchases of games and toys by families during the recent crisis. “
“The HCL Google Cloud Business Unit enables product collaboration between HCL Software and Google Cloud. The launch of HCL Commerce on Google Cloud is the first of many joint offerings developed around the modernization of applications, the data center and the release of value from the database, “said Kalyan Kumar, technical director and vice President of HCL Technologies.
This latest announcement from HCL and Google Cloud expands the close partnership between the two companies to help organizations transform digitally. In 2019, HCL and Google Cloud announced the launch of the HCL Google Cloud Business Unit to accelerate the adoption of the enterprise cloud worldwide. To support its customers, HCL has created three Google Cloud Native Labs in New York, London and the New Delhi area. These labs provide enterprise-focused design workshops to build customer loyalty and develop IP and MVP on Google Cloud across all industries effectively and efficiently.
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