CGC and HCL Infosystems in strategic partnership

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Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC), leading technology and engineering solutions and service provider in Qatar, and HCL Infosystems Ltd., India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration and distribution company, jointly today announced a strategic partnership to make available HCL Laptops, Desktops and Tablets in Qatar. As part of the strategic tie up, CGC would be HCL Infosystems’ authorised distributor for Qatar and will cater to corporate, project and retail business needs. CGC will also provide after-sales support for the HCL products through its service centers.

Mr. Anil Mahajan, COO, CGC, and Mr. Harsh Chitale, CEO, HCL Infosystems, signed an agreement to this effect in Doha recently. Mr. Shivkumar Gopal, CEO, HCL Infosystems, MEA, and Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Business Manager, Consumer Electronics, CGC, were also present on the occasion.
Mr. Anil Mahajan, COO, CGC, expressed happiness over associating with a prominent brand to serve the Qatar market and said, “Our partnership will complement the growing needs of the diversified customer profiles. There is a good demand for quality laptops, desktops and tablets for cost conscious customers in the region. And HCL products with the latest technology are geared to fulfill such gaps in local market. We intend to tap the growing market needs by leveraging our common strengths, including a countrywide distribution network, well connected sales team and innovative HCL products. We are confident to meet the requirements of the vast and different customer segments through the range of proven computing products from the reputed brand.”
Commenting on the tie up, Mr. Harsh Chitale, CEO, HCL Infosystems, said, “We are delighted to partner CGC to make our computing products available to different businesses in the region. Expanding our operations in Qatar is a top priority for us and is an important piece in our aggressive expansion plans in the Middle East. Our increasing presence here represents a significant step in the company’s transformation strategy including our focus to accelerate growth in our targeted international markets by offering a complete set of products, service and solutions. With its vast local experience, proven expertise and channel networks, we believe CGC would help us in bringing value added services and create a robust impression in this important market of Qatar. I am sure our market credentials and our experience of serving a huge sub-continental customer base will be an asset to quickly make inroads in the market here in Qatar. ”
“The Middle East is an extremely important market for us, and Qatar is at the very centre of its growth. We are pleased to appoint CGC as HCL’s Authorized Distributor for our businesses in this region, catering to sales and after-sales thereby establishing a strong foothold in this market,” added Mr. Shivkumar Gopal, CEO, HCL Infosystems MEA.
CGC has specialized expertise across many verticals including IT & ITeS, ELV, Life Safety, Security, Fire Alarm, Telecom, TETRA, Vehicle Monitoring, Engineering among others. Certified to ISOs and OHSAS, CGC has been catering to the wide-ranging technological requirements of almost all big giants in Qatar since 1987, offering total turnkey solutions and in-depth services ranging from Consultancy to Engineering Design, Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure Setup & Commissioning, Technical Manpower Outsourcing, Consumer Electronics and long term Operations & Maintenance services.

About CGC:

Consolidated Gulf Co. (CGC) is one of the first technology companies in Qatar with diversified interests in Telecommunication, Information Technology, ELV/Security/ Building Automation, Engineering, BPO and Mobile Telephony domains. Certified to the Quality Management System ISO 9001:2008, Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2004 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHSAS 18001:2007, CGC has been catering to the wide-ranging technological requirements of almost all big giants in Qatar since 1987, offering total turnkey solutions and in-depth services ranging from Consultancy to Engineering Design, Planning, Procurement, Project Management, Enterprise Technology Infrastructure Setup & Commissioning, Technical Manpower Outsourcing, Consumer Electronics and long term Operations & Maintenance services. Further on, as the only Nokia representative in Qatar for 15 plus years, CGC offers total mobility. For details, please call CGC Careline +974 44910666, mail to info@cgulfc.com or visit www.cgulfc.com

About HCL Infosystems:
HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.4 billion (Rs.10,754 crores) is India’s premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration company offering a wide spectrum of ICT products that includes Computing, Storage, Networking, Security, Telecom, Imaging and Retail. HCL is a one-stop-shop for all the ICT requirements of an organization. India's leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organization, HCL has specialized expertise across verticals including Telecom, BFSI, eGovernance & Power. HCL has India's largest distribution and retail network, taking to market a range of Digital Lifestyle products in partnership with leading global ICT brands, including Apple, Cisco, Ericsson, Kingston, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Microsoft, Nokia, Toshiba, and many more. HCL today has India's largest vertically integrated computer manufacturing facility with over three decades of electronic manufacturing experience & HCL desktops is the largest selling brand into the enterprise space. With India’s largest ICT services network that reaches to every corner of India, HCL’s award winning Support Services makes it the preferred choice of enterprise and consumers, alike. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in