MS, HCL extend partnership

DQC Bureau
New Update

Microsoft Corporation India and HCL Infosystems announced the launch of a

joint center of excellence (CoE) for development of vertical specific customized

solution frameworks for India.


The new CoE with over 500 software professionals will create, design and

deploy Microsoft technologies-based solution frameworks.

The companies have also announced the launch of low-cost Windows OS-enabled

laptop at Rs 16,990 under the MiLeap brand of HCL Leaptops, and generating an

industry ready 50,000 workforce certified in Microsoft technologies at the HCL

career development centers in three years, which will offer a unique learning


The curriculum used will be the Microsoft official curriculum. The goal of

the Microsoft-HCL training initiative is to enhance the employability of

students and help the Indian IT industry retain its competitive edge. These

announcements are a set of initiatives to further strengthen their long-lasting