HCL Partners With MongoDB To Advance Big Data

by CXOtoday News Desk    Dec 19, 2014

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IT major HCL Infosystems is betting big on analytics and big data to remain competitive. Taking a step in that direction, the IT services company announced a global partnership with database firm MongoDB that will allow them to further broaden its solution offerings in the emerging big data segment.

The partnership will enable HCL Infosystems to further broaden its solution offerings in the emerging big data segment by developing services around MongoDB, the Noida-based IT company said in a release.

According to IDC, by 2015, more than 15 billion devices will be connected to the Internet, generating a new and bigger wave of big data in industries such as manufacturing automation, energy and transportation, to name a few. IT companies are readying to tap the big data globally as well as in India.

Commenting on the partnership, Kamal Brar, Vice President APAC, MongoDB, said: “Big Data is more than just addressing increasing volume; organizations need solutions that can manage increasing data variety and velocity. Today, businesses need to quickly ingest, store, and access useful information from massive pools of multi-structured data. This is where MongoDB excels. HCL Infosystems will offer innovative solutions and services for organizations to gain value from their data and make smarter enterprise decisions. “Partnering with HCL will further strengthen our footprint globally,” he said.

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“We are very excited to form an alliance with MongoDB. It’s a great opportunity to bolster our offerings and build on our legacy experience in the Indian market,” APS Bedi, President-Enterprise Business, HCL Infotech said.

MongoDB provides immense value through its proven functionality for processing and analyzing large data sets and offers a scalable solution to customers. Our collaboration will enable us to broaden our market reach in the fast growing Big Data segment, Bedi added.

HCL said since its inception MongoDB has collaborated with organizations worldwide and now has a thriving global community. Common MongoDB use cases include Single View, Internet of Things, Mobile, Personalization, Content Management, Real-Time Analytics and Catalog, it added.

According to a joint study by Nasscom and CRISIL Global Research & Analytics, by 2015 the global Big Data market is expected to become a $25 billion industry. The report further estimates that the Indian Big Data industry will grow from $200 million in 2012 to $1 billion in 2015 at a CAGR in excess of 83 percent.