The company is planning to expand its reach across geographies and sectors in India; will hire over 200 engineers this quarter
Global IT company 3i Infotech recently announced a multi-year contract of around Rs 510 million from Indian state refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL). The Digital Infrastructure Managed Services (IMS) contract between the two has an initial tenure of 3 years.
It must be noted that HPCL is an old customer of the company, but mostly in North India. However, the new contract read, the remit would include 3i Infotech taking its services across the country including all HPCL locations and data centres. Overall, they will manage and support the IT Infrastructure of HPCL, including offices, refinery, and retail units in over 70+ circles across India. It is noteworthy that 3i Infotech is planning to expand its presence in the country and in the oil and natural energy sector. The company would be ramping up its recruitment plans by hiring about 240 engineers this quarter.
3i Infotech specified that its DIMS includes Data Center Modernization Services, Hybrid Cloud Managed Services, End Point Protection Services, Unified Messaging & Collaboration, and Virtual Desktop Services among others and leverages its multi-domain expertise to build optimal infrastructure setups. Interestingly, Chennai houses 3i Infotech’s state-of-art Global Command Center for its IMS customers providing 24×7 remote infrastructure management services.
MD & Global CEO of 3i Infotech, Thompson P. Gnanam said, “HPCL is one of our premier customers in India and we are excited that the organization has given 3i Infotech the mandate to serve them in the coming years as their chosen digital transformation partner. 3i Infotech has a very mature, robust, best-of-breed DIMS offering built over two decades. Our DIMS has capabilities to develop and implement transformational roadmaps for complex enterprises at scale, such as for HPCL. It enables enterprises to build, operate and manage NextGen infrastructure for digital transformation, ensuring that it is robust, flexible, secure, and scalable.”
Mumbai-headquartered 1993-born 3i Infotech is a global information technology company aiming to accelerate business transformation across multiple industry verticals. 3i Infotech has deep domain expertise across BFSI, healthcare, manufacturing, education, telecom, media, retail and government sectors. The company has over 5600 employees in 30 offices, 15 countries and across 4 continents. With a digital and cloud-first approach and a range of IT services and solutions, 3i Infotech claims to have transformed the business operations of 1,200+ customers across 50 countries.