HCL Technologies named as top leader in mobile applications

Sharath Kumar
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SUNNYVALE, USA:HCL Technologies, has been featured as a leader in the mobile service space by IDC, in the recent report titled "IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Application Development, Testing, Management, and Infrastructure (mADTMI) Services 2014 Vendor Assessment." IDC assessed 14 service providers, offering mADTMI services to enterprise-class firms. HCL's capabilities and forward-looking strategy positioned the service provider as a Leader in the mADTMI services.


HCL excelled in the IDC MarketScape's scalability, pricing model options and alignment, marketing, employee management, innovation R&D/pace and productivity, and customer satisfaction ratings categories, a press release said.

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market.

The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year time frame. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the circles. Vendor year-over-year growth rate relative to the given market is indicated by a plus, neutral or minus next to the vendor name.


Excerpts from the report highlighting HCL's capabilities, its pricing models and go-to-market strategy include:

1. HCL's ability to quickly ramp up or ramp down resources based on customer's scaling needs earned HCL strong reviews for scalability, while its pricing transparency, quick turnaround for quotes, and a balanced discounting strategy helped HCL excel in IDC's pricing model options and alignment category.

2. HCL's percentage of revenue allocated to R&D appears to be higher than most competitors playing in the mADTMI services space.

3. HCL also earned high marks against IDC's customer satisfaction rating category and level of marketing investment for its mADTMI services.

"By harnessing disruptive technologies such as social, mobility, cloud, and analytics, HCL continues to maintain a steady focus on innovation to help its customers stay ahead of the curve, as they embark on their journeys towards digitalization," said Vikram Duvvoori, Chief Technologist & Corporate Vice President-Enterprise Transformation Services at HCL Technologies. "Our digital service integration (DSI) approach helps the companies break the shackles of legacy systems and embrace these new technologies to enable complete digital business transformation. The recognition from IDC validates these efforts and inspires continued investment in this space, upholding HCL's leadership position and the advantage it enables for our clients and partners."