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HCL Technologies Forges Strategic Partnership With Healthcare Solutions Provider Wellogic

HCL and Wellogic to Provide Point-of-Care Solutions to Help Connect Healthcare Communities; Improve Quality of Care Worldwide

CAMBRIDGE, MA and NOIDA, INDIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/17/10 -- HCL Technologies Ltd. (HCL), a leading global IT services provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Wellogic, a leading software solutions provider for the healthcare community. The companies have collaborated to provide interoperability and health records management solutions that enable safer, more efficient care delivery across the global healthcare industry.

Wellogic will leverage HCL's comprehensive global sales, professional services and cloud computing implementation services expertise to help clients adopt and operate Wellogic's market-leading health information exchange (HIE), electronic health record (EHR) and personal health record (PHR) solutions. Through this partnership, customer organizations can leverage Wellogic's innovative solutions coupled with HCL's world-renowned healthcare technology resources.

"Along with its deep technology and domain expertise, HCL shares Wellogic's dedication to making healthcare delivery safer and more cost-effective through the availability of comprehensive patient information at the point of care," said Sumit Negpal, president and chief executive officer, Wellogic. "Partnering with HCL is an ideal way for Wellogic to bring our web-based connectivity solutions to the global healthcare industry, helping to solve the critical challenges faced by physicians and caregivers, patients, health systems and health information exchanges."

"This partnership represents a key milestone in HCL's delivery of high-value healthcare solutions and bundled services offerings worldwide," said Pradep Nair, vice president, Life Sciences and Health Care Practice, HCL. "For the past 15 years, Wellogic has played an integral role in solving key interoperability and connectivity issues confronting the healthcare industry. We look forward to collaborating with Wellogic and further expanding our leadership and services offerings in the healthcare sector."

Along with industry solutions, HCL delivers comprehensive, end-to-end services that meet the ever-changing demands of the healthcare industry. HCL's healthcare practice offers services including consulting, package selection and implementation, systems integration, application development and maintenance, testing, business process outsourcing and infrastructure support to payers, providers and independent software vendors (ISVs) across the healthcare industry.

About HCL
HCL is a $5 billion leading global Engineering and IT Enterprise that comprises two companies listed in India -- HCL Technologies & HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups, a pioneer of modern computing, and a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings spans Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, and distribution of ICT products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team comprises over 60,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 26 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. HCL has global partnerships with several leading Fortune 1000 firms, including leading IT and Technology firms. For more information, please visit www.hcl.in.

About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies is a leading global IT services company, working with clients in the areas that impact and redefine the core of their businesses. Since its inception into the global landscape after its IPO in 1999, HCL focuses on 'transformational outsourcing,' underlined by innovation and value creation, and offers integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and R&D services and BPO. HCL leverages its extensive global offshore infrastructure and network of offices in 26 countries to provide holistic, multi-service delivery in key industry verticals including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Consumer Services, Public Services and Healthcare. HCL takes pride in its philosophy of 'Employee First' which empowers our 55,688 transformers to create a real value for the customers. HCL Technologies, along with its subsidiaries, had consolidated revenues of US$ 2.5 billion (Rs. 11,833 crores), as on 31st December 2009 (on LTM basis). For more information, please visit www.hcltech.com.

About Wellogic
Wellogic provides industry-certified interoperability and point-of-care solutions for connecting the healthcare community and enabling safety, efficiency, and convenience in care delivery. With more than fifteen years' experience facilitating meaningful interoperability and enhancing clinical workflow, the company truly understands the complexity of healthcare. It has developed a depth of experience in solving some of the most challenging issues confronting the industry today. Wellogic's award-winning web-based connectivity solutions for physicians and caregivers, patients, health systems and health information exchanges are consistently recognized as the most usable, flexible and scalable solutions available, and are used daily to deliver safer, more cost-effective care for millions of patients. For more information, visit www.wellogic.com.

Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements, including but not limited to the statements containing the words 'planned,' 'expects,' 'believes,' 'strategy,' 'opportunity,' 'anticipates,' 'hopes' or other similar words. The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties regarding impact of pending regulatory proceedings, fluctuations in earnings, our ability to manage growth, intense competition in IT services, Business Process Outsourcing and consulting services including those factors which may affect our cost advantage, wage increases in India, customer acceptances of our services, products and fee structures, our ability to attract and retain highly skilled professionals, our ability to integrate acquired assets in a cost effective and timely manner, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions, the success of our brand development efforts, liability for damages on our service contracts, the success of the companies /entities in which we have made strategic investments, withdrawal of governmental fiscal incentives, political instability, legal restrictions on raising capital or acquiring companies outside India, and unauthorized use of our intellectual property, other risks, uncertainties and general economic conditions affecting our industry. There can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements made herein will prove to be accurate, and issuance of such forward-looking statements should not be regarded as a representation by the Company, or any other person, that the objective and plans of the Company will be achieved. All forward-looking statements made herein are based on information presently available to the management of the Company and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by or on behalf of the Company.

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