HCL Hancom tieup
By Ria Sharma
HCL is a $6.2 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India - HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India's original IT garage start-ups. The HCL team consists of over 90,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate in more than 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India.
HCL Infosystems, which specializes in hardware, services and ICT Systems Integration and Distribution, has announced a tie-up with Hancom Inc to bundle Hancom's ThinkFree Mobile - Android edition on HCL Tablets.
The latest version of 'ThinkFree Mobile' app has been embedded in 'HCL ME U1’ – HCL Infosystem’s recently launched range of Tablet PCs, available for Rs. 7999. In the past also, HCL's android tablets have had 'ThinkFree Mobile’ as their standard app.
Mr. Gautam Advani, EVP & Head, Mobility, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “We are delighted to partner with Hancom to offer ThinkFree Mobile to our customers on our range of Tablets. The ability to view or edit office documents is a very important use case for our consumers. The application has really been appreciated by our customers and has been enabling them in several use cases from creating business presentations to writing theses.”
Hancom’s ThinkFree Mobile was introduced for the first time in HCL’s X1 Tablet. The device and the application have been received very well by customers and both companies plan to take it to emerging markets also.