Biznextindia : Indian IT services firm HCL Technologies (HCL) has opened of its new delivery center in Vancouver, Canada. The new center will significantly expand its presence in the country to serve clients primarily in the HiTech industry. The new, nearly 9,000-square-foot facility will be a state-of-the-art center enabling faster and streamlined delivery of innovative technology services.
This announcement follows a broader wave of momentum in Canada for HCL Technologies as the company has opened new delivery centers in New Brunswick, Mississauga and Edmonton, and also welcomed its first cohort of the HCL Technologies Apprenticeship Program in Vancouver. The program, part of the company’s early career and training program, gives high school graduates who do not have a formal college degree the ability to pursue a career in a fast-growing industry, with focus areas in software development and testing, digital and cloud services, infrastructure delivery and engineering. HCL Technologies employs more than 2,000 people in Canada and is growing at a rapid pace. The new center will also feature a Customer Experience Center focused on the development of futuristic digital technologies and next-generation products and solutions for HCL Technologies’ global customers, including full-stack engineering solutions, customer experience and R&D services across different industries.
“Vancouver has a long-standing culture of innovation in technology and we’re excited to expand our presence and help bring new technologies into the region,” said Joelien Jose, EVP & Country Head, Canada, HCL Technologies. “With this launch, HCL Technologies is further cementing itself as a local employer, and as a leader in emerging technologies building a strong foundation for the future.”