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  • Launches a Limited Edition ME Tablet ME GS 1905’, exclusively designed for Galatasaray, its fans and supporters

HCL Infosystems Ltd. India’s premier services and ICT Systems Integration, Distribution and Hardware company today made a grand tie-up with Galatasaray Sports Club, Turkey for its ME Tablet brand. The sponsorship agreement signed between Galatasaray and ME Tablet will make ME Tablet an “Official Sponsor” for Galatasaray Football and Volleyball clubs. Galatasaray Professional Football players will take the field with the ME Tablet logo on their shorts in this season and Galatasaray men’s volleyball team players will carry HCL ME logo on their armband this year. The Limited Edition ME Tablet from HCL called ‘ME GS 1905’, exclusively designed for Galatasaray supporters was unveiled at the signature ceremony hosted at the Ali Sami Yen Sport Complex – Türk Telekom Arena, Istanbul. The limited edition tablet will be available across all exclusive Galatasaray Stores in Turkey and www.gsstore.org


Galatasaray Sports Club signed sponsorship agreement with the Indian technology giant, HCL Infosystems for its ME Tablet brand in a signature ceremony made in Ali Sami Yen Sport Complex Türk Telekom Arena. Within the framework of this agreement, HCL ME Tablet became an official sponsor of Galatasaray Sports Club. Mr. Ünal Aysal, President of Galatasaray Sports Club, Mr. Srinath Nagarajan, Business Head- Mobility Business Unit, HCL Infosystems Ltd. MEA, Mr. Lutfi Ar?bo?an, Chief Executive Officer of Galatasaray Sports Club and Mr. Serkan Hüseyin ?efik, Board Chairman of Proline Teknoloji (HCL Turkey) participated in the signature ceremony.


HCL ME Tablet, a leading player in the tablet industry in Middle East, made a grand tie-up with the globally-known sport club of Turkey, Galatasaray to embark on their entry and journey into Europe. HCL ME Tablet is geared to make an impression in the Turkish market with exclusively designed tablets for Galatasaray. The Limited Edition ME Tablets “GS 1905”  are numbered and only 1905 units would be produced for Galatasaray and the Special Edition ME Tablet GS 1905 are exclusively designed for Galatasaray supporters, the device  will be launched from GSStores and www.gsstore.org


President of the Galatasaray Sports Club, Mr. Ünal Aysal claimed on the occasion that “Today, we have come together to announce this agreement between a well-known brand in the world,  Galatasaray, a leader with an international identity and HCL ME Tablet, a leading technology brand based out of India. We are pleased to announce the limited edition ME Tablet Series which will be launched in the Turkey market. HCL is one of the world’s leading technology companies which have seen a rapid growth in the past decade. Business partnerships with global brands such as HCL will help us to grow and succeed both on site, in and out of the field”. He also added, “We are excited for our new victories and welcome HCL to Galatasaray.”


Speaking about the signing of the agreement, Mr. Gautam Advani, Global Head – Mobility Business, HCL Infosystems Ltd. said, “It is a proud moment for us to be a sponsor of one of the most favorite European clubs, Galatasaray. Turkey carries a great strategic importance for HCL ME Tablets. Our Mobility business has taken off strongly in the Middle East & India and Turkey will play a key role for HCL ME tablets to enter into Europe. Therefore, we have identified Turkey as our most important investment base. The cooperation we made with Galatasaray will be an important means for us to achieve this objective. We have became Official Sponsor of Galatasaray Sports Club and have produced HCL ME Tablets specially designed for Galatasaray supporters. I am sure our association  with Galatasaray, will be a long-term one.


Also speaking at the ceremony Srinath Nagarajan, Business Head – Mobility Business Unit, EMEA HCL Infosystems Ltd. MEA said, “It is a momentous occasion for ME Tablets in the entire EMEA region. With our association with Galatasaray we have ensured a strong beginning for the brand in the Turkish market and this shows our committment to invest in this market. This engagement demonstrates our understanding and willingness to connect with Turkish people and the things they love. With Galatasaray and ME Tablets coming together, we strongly believe that we will win many victories through this association in Turkey. I would like to declare that theLimited Edition ME Tablet ME GS 1905’ will be launched soon in the market.”


Limited Edition ME Tablets ME GS 1905’ were given as a gift to Galatasaray Sports Club Chairman Mr. Ünal Aysal and Galatasaray Sports Club Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Lutfi Ar?bo?an by Srinath Nagarajan, Business Head- Mobility Business Unit, HCL Infosystems Ltd. MEA. In addition, shorts with HCL ME Tablet logo to be carried by Galatasaray Professional Footbal Team football players were introduced for the first time at the ceremony.


About HCL Infosystems

HCL Infosystems Ltd. with revenue (LTM) of US$ 1.8 billion (Rs. 9,882 crores) is India’s Premier Technology Company and offers a wide spectrum of IT Services and Products ranging from Cloud to Learning Solutions. As a complete IT solutions provider the company offers comprehensive offerings in Enterprise Application Services, IT Infrastructure Managed Services, System Integration, Office Automation Products and Services, Distribution and Support Services. The company operates in both the Consumer and the Enterprise space – offering the latest mobility products and operating in verticals like BFSI, Telecom, and Healthcare respectively.


HCL Care, the support and service division of the company has one of the largest and most extensive service networks across the country and provides end to end support services for various IT, Telecom and Consumer Electronics products.HCL Infosystems has one of the largest distribution network of digital lifestyle global brands and an unparalleled robust service network in the country including Tier 2 and 3 cities. Digilife Distribution and Marketing Services (DDMS), a 100% subsidiary of HCL Infosystems focuses on multi brand distribution and offers value added distribution for its partners including strategic consulting services, last mile connect and support in marketing and promotions. HCL Learning a division of the company covers the entire spectrum of education and training requirements across schools, colleges, individuals and enterprises and offers rich learning solutions across these segments. HCL Infosystems MEA (Middle East and Africa), a fully owned subsidiary of HCL Infosystems is part of the emerging markets outreach of the company and focuses on expanding the business in the Middle East and African geographies and provides comprehensive IT solutions to customers across verticals in the region. The company also has robust operations in Singapore with its subsidiary HCL Insys Pte. Ltd. gaining traction in the region with its Enterprise solutions including a strong offering in Infrastructure Managed Services.


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


About HCL 

HCL is a $6.3 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise comprising two companies listed in India – HCL Technologies and HCL Infosystems. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups. A pioneer of modern computing, HCL is a global transformational enterprise today. Its range of offerings includes product engineering, custom & package applications, BPO, IT infrastructure services, IT hardware, systems integration, and distribution of information and communications technology (ICT) products across a wide range of focused industry verticals. The HCL team consists of over 90,000 professionals of diverse nationalities, who operate from 31 countries including over 720 points of presence in India. HCL has partnerships with several leading global 1000 firms, including leading IT and technology firms.


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