HCL green data center wins Golden Peacock award

DQW Bureau
30 Jun 2009

HCL Technologies announced that it has been conferred with the 'Golden
Peacock Eco-Innovation award' for its green data center service offering in the
IT sector category.

The award was presented to HCLT ISD at a special function during the Global
Convention on Climate Change. The forum was attended by many eminent
personalities from across the globe including Dr.Ola Ultsen, former Prime
Minister of Sweden and chairman, World Commission on Forests; Dr Madhav Mehra,
President of World Environment Foundation.

It was chosen amongst more than 100 corporate entries through a stringent
selection process. The applications were assessed based on an exhaustive set of
parameters and the applicant scoring the highest amongst each of the respective
industrial categories were recommended to a three-tiered jury chaired by Justice
PN Bhagwati, former Chief Justice of India.

Golden Peacock Awards have been instituted by the Institute of Directors (IoD)
and are bestowed annually.

Swapan Johri, Senior VP-Transformation Services, HCL T ISD said, “Winning
this prestigious citation is a matter of great pride for us. A growing number of
CIOs are realizing that environmental preservation and business success can go
hand in hand, and that a green environment friendly Data center may actually be
one of the best ways to both accommodate growth and make a positive impact on
their businesses bottom line.

Manoj K Raut, Director, Institute of Directors said, “We congratulate HCL on
winning this year's Eco-Innovation award in the IT category and commend the
company for its suite of Green IT Services which are delivered with extremely
high quality standards, stringent processes and clear quantifiable environmental

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