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Ricoh launches ClassTech, a digital classroom for private schools, powered by
HCL Learning’s DigiSchool Platform to enter the Indian education space


HCL Learning, a wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Infosystems, India’s premier Distribution, IT Services and Solutions Company, today announced a strategic partnership with Ricoh India, a market leader in Printing & Document solutions and IT services to support their digital smart class solution ‘ClassTech’. It is a state-of-the-art solution powered by HCL Learning’s flagship product ‘DigiSchool’, a class-leading, interactive and comprehensive content solution that enriches classroom experience across the K12 segment.


ClassTech was launched by Dr. Shayama Chona, the Founder & President of Tamana Association and the former principal of Delhi Public School, R K Puram, New Delhi. ClassTech creates an interactive classroom learning experience and allows a school to manage its IT Infrastructure more effectively with Ricoh’s extensive technology expertise.


HCL Learning’s DigiSchool solution delivers rich content, user friendly features and multimedia tools such as readymade assessments, question banks etc. that create a participative instructor-led learning experience, improves students’ cognitive abilities and increases attention span. This experience is further enhanced by Ricoh’s ClassTech digital classroom, which  provides students an opportunity to not just learn in accordance with their curriculum but also enhances their computer proficiency.


Speaking on the occasion, Manoj Kumar, Executive Vice President and CEO, Ricoh said, “Indian classrooms need to go beyond traditional ways of teaching methodologies and provide quality education to students. Ricoh ClassTech powered by HCL Learning’s DigiSchool solution promises to help students in better concept formation, concept elaboration and academic achievement.We wish to make learning more interactive and interesting and take it beyond textbooks and chalkboard.Ricoh is excited to collaborate with HCL Learning and we look forward to partnering with more educational institutes in the region and in the country. With the introduction of Ricoh ClassTech solution, we are committed to provide best in class education to the students for brighter future.”


Speaking on the partnership, Anand Sundaresan, Head – HCL Learning said, “Digischool is currently deployed across 3,500 schools in India and abroad and it has earned excellent recognition from the education industry. We are very excited to start a relationship with Ricoh as it presents us with an opportunity to create long term value in the K-12 education segment and increase our reach across markets. HCL Learning’s solutions innovatively integrate curriculum with digital content enabling hundreds of thousands of students to excel in their studies, setting them on the path to success “


About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,236 billion yen (approx. 21.7 billion USD). The majority of the company’s revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives. Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.


For further information, please visit www.ricoh.co.in


About HCL Learning Ltd.

HCL Learning is a wholly owned subsidiary of HCL Infosystems Limited. HCL Learning is a leader in offering holistic interactive learning content. Leveraging cutting edge technology and global expertise, HCL offers customized content repository that caters to the students’ learning needs. The content is designed and developed by HCL Learning Development Centre, certified by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. With multiple awards and accolades, HCL Learning has built an enviable track record of designing solutions that reaches out to 3500 schools in India & abroad by empowering over 3.5 million students. HCL Learning has strengthened its presence across regions by developing innovative, high quality, world-class differentiated content solution.


For more information please visit us at www.hcllearning.com


About HCL Infosystems Ltd.

With (LTM) revenues of Rs 6864 crore, HCL Infosystems is India’s Premier Distribution and IT Services and Solutions Company. The Company has one of the largest sales, services and distribution networks in India and provides value added distribution for partners in Telecom, IT, Office Automation and Consumer Electronics products. The Company’s distribution business has an unparalleled network that reaches more than 100,000 retail outlets, over 800 Direct and Micro Distributors and over 12,400 Channel Partners across 15,000 towns and 664 districts in the country. The Company is also a leader in IT Services and Solutions with a comprehensive portfolio of Infrastructure Managed Services, Enterprise Application Services, System Integration Services, Office Automation Services, Managed Print Services, Multi-Vendor Technology Services and After-Sales Support Services. HCL Learning, the Company’s learning solutions business, serves the entire spectrum of education and training requirements across schools colleges, individuals and enterprises and offers Digital Content & Learning Solutions.


For more information please visit us at www.hclinfosystems.in


About HCL

HCL is a business enterprise with presence in the fields of Technology, Healthcare and Talentcare. Founded in 1976 as one of India’s original IT garage start-ups, the HCL enterprise currently comprises four companies in India – HCL Technologies, HCL Infosystems, HCL Healthcare and HCL Talentcare , with annual revenues of US$ 6.5 billion and over 100,000 professionals from diverse nationalities operating across 31 countries including over 500 points of presence in India. In the technology space, HCL’s offerings span a wide range of software and hardware services and solutions including R&D, Technology Services, Enterprise and Applications Consulting, Remote Infrastructure Management, IT Hardware, Systems Integration, Distribution of Technology and Telecom Products. HCL Healthcare, aims to provide innovative medical services, products and training to meet the growing demand for quality Healthcare in India. HCL Talentcare is focused on providing Professional Vocational Employability solutions through an innovative signature learning experience.  For further information, visit www.hcl.com

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