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HCL Infosystems Awarded LEED Platinum Certification for its Data-Centre


February 22, 2011 - New Delhi, Delhi, India

-- India’s first LEED CI Platinum certified Green Data Centre
-- Recognition received from US Green Building Council


HCL Infosystems Limited, India’s premier hardware, services and ICT System Integration Company, today received the prestigious LEED CI Platinum certificate for its Data Centre in Noida. The recognition distinguishes HCL Infosystems as the first company in India to be awarded the certification in internal construction of the Green data centre.

The LEED certification endorses the green data centre of HCL Infosystems, having demonstrated performance in site sustainability, water and energy efficiency, material and resource reuse, indoor environmental Quality, design Innovation and many other parameters.

Mr. George Paul, Executive Vice-President, HCL Infosystems said, “HCL Infosystems has been leading the green revolution in the Indian IT industry with earlier this year top ranked by Greenpeace and also publicly committing to sustainability through revisiting the vision statement. Today sustainability has to be acknowledged as a pivotal point in any organisation’s growth and this recognition is a testimony to our sustained commitment towards the environment. It’s a matter of pride to receive the prestigious LEED CI Platinum certification and we will continue with our efforts to make technology ecologically viable.”

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council. It renders third-party verification that a building or community has been designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.

About HCL Infosystems Ltd:

HCL Infosystems Ltd, with revenue (LTM) of US$ 2.6 billion (Rs. 12, 159 crore) 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 organisation. India's leading System Integration and Infrastructure Management Services Organisation, HCL has specialised 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. HCL Infosystems has a 100% subsidiary that addresses the physical security technology system integration market. The subsidiary leverages technology to build a security framework called ‘Safe State’ that safe guard’s life, infrastructure & society. For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in.

Source: Business Wire India

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