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|April 13, 1998||
I-T dept go in for a 1,000 PIIs
A Staff Writer in Bombay
The income tax department is scraping the frontiers of technology, ordering over 1,000 computers based on the latest Pentium II technology. This is part of its nation-wide computerisation project.
The company that has bagged the contract is HCL Infosystems Ltd, the flagship company of the US $ 600 m HCL group. It will supply, install and commission the computers.
HCL Insys, as the company is called, provides single-window enterprise solutions in key vertical segments of telecommunications, manufacturing, finance and banking, government, utilities and transportation.
It has earlier bagged orders from government sector including from Andhra Pradesh Technology Services Ltd, the ministry of defence, Air India, Minerals and Metals Trading Corporation and the Karnataka State Transport Corporation. And recently, HCL Insys's Professional Services Organisation's facilities at Madras and Coimbatore were awarded the ISO 9001 certification.
HCL Corporation is a US $ 600 million transnational group with interests in computers, networking, office automation equipment, medical electronics, computer education and software services.
It has tie-ups with a host of international giants, including Hewlett-Packard, James Martin and Company, Perot Systems Corporation, General Instrument Corporation, Microsoft, Toshiba and Canon.
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