Global technology company HCLTech has announced that The ODP Corporation, which operates 1,400 stores in the USA with brands including Office Depot and OfficeMax, has selected the company as its primary IT partner.
As part of the agreement, HCLTech will be the IT partner for ODP for its end-to-end IT operations and enterprise-wide digital transformation to support ODP’s business strategy in its Office Depot, ODP Business Solutions and Veyer business units.
The companies said HCLTech will leverage its automation and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities to enable efficient IT operations with personalised and intuitive IT services. ODP will also benefit from HCLTech’s vast experience in application modernization and operating model transformation to further evolve as an organisation.
Partnership to help support The ODP Corporation's evolving IT needs
“Consistent with our low-cost business model approach and new four business unit structure, we’re excited to partner with HCLTech, a world-class IT organisation, to support our evolving IT needs and priorities,” said Gerry Smith, Chief Executive Officer for The ODP Corporation. “HCLTech’s extensive IT expertise provides greater agility and differentiated IT capabilities to help accelerate our transformation and positions us to expand services to our customers, today and in the future.”
The companies did not disclose the financial terms of the arrangement.
“The infusion of HCLTech’s digital transformation and IT modernization expertise into The ODP Corporation’s robust operations will create a stronger and more flexible foundation for ODP amid constant technological advances and shifting consumer demands and expectations,” said C Vijayakumar, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, HCLTech. “We’re excited to supercharge progress for ODP as they evolve their IT capabilities and services and look forward to setting new industry benchmarks in terms of operational and customer experiences.”
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