HCL Technologies
Service Provider

HCL Technologies is a next-generation global technology company that helps enterprises reimagine their businesses for the digital age. HCL offers an integrated portfolio of products and services through three business units. These are IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS), and Products and Platforms (P&P). Our holistic Mode 1-2-3 strategy forms the backbone of these three business units to help enterprises navigate the digital age with ease.

HCL has been at the forefront of implementing cloud and virtualization technologies, assisting enterprises to drive business growth and enable superior digital experience.

With proven delivery capabilities aligned to the requirements of specific industries and tailored for each client’s needs, HCL’s Cloud Native Services are structured around integrated horizontal capabilities, offering a smart unified approach in developing optimal solutions tailored for clients’ unique journeys.

HCL’s innovative cloud-inception framework helps establish, adopt, and manage complex IT environments, combining aspects of people, process, and technology. We are premier and Managed Services partner (MSP) with AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. Our skills and expertise in delivering cloud-based products help enterprises plan for digital transformation and embark on a cloud native journey.


Product or Service Overview

FinOps at HCL is a framework that focuses on equating cost to the need in cloud operations. With HCL FinOps, we aim to bring consistency, visibility and control throughout cloud operations. To support the three iterative stages of FinOps i.e., inform, optimize and govern, we follow a 6-point approach -

1) Cloud Visibility

2) Optimization & Allocation

3) Cloud Automation

4) Tag Management

5) Governance & Reporting

6) Health & Compliance

We ensure real time visibility of cost and consumption and provide recommendations on optimization. Our offerings are in the line of providing high touch concierge service, dedicated FinOps practitioner, advocacy and guidance on account best practices, consultative reviews for cost optimization, instance rightsizing based on consumption trends, RI recommendations to increase savings, capacity analysis, inventory management, budget control, alert management, publishing reports, and ensuring specific security compliances.

Supporting Resources

Recent FinOps Activity

Supported Framework Functions

  • Resource Metadata (Tagging/Labeling)
  • Resource Hierarchy (Accounts, Subscriptions & Projects)
  • Shared Cost Management
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Commitment Discounts (Reservations, Savings Plans, CUDs)
  • Optimization Recommendations
  • Automation
  • Usage Volume Discounts (Usage Tiers, SUDs)
  • Architecture Refactoring
  • Negotiated Pricing
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Learning
  • Autoscaling
  • Data Ingestion
  • Data Processing
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Analytics
  • Budget Alerting
  • Committment Tracking
  • Marketplace
  • Policy Management
  • Trending & Variance Analysis
  • Containers Capabilities
  • Software Asset Management

HCL Technologies

  • Joined: July 2021
  • Supports: AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Certified FinOps Practitioners: 12