Set up in 1976, HCL Technologies is one of India's original Garage startup. Now this group has expanded into four verticals namely- HCL Info systems, HCL Technologies,HCL Healthcare and HCL Talent Care. HCL Technologies is first of the three companies under HCL Enterprise. The second company is HCL Info systems and in February, 2014 HCL forayed into healthcare with the launch of HCL Healthcare.HCL Enterprise also developed India's first indigenous micro-computer at the same time as Apple did. The few fields in which HCL pioneered was the first Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) in 1983, client-server architecture in 1984, and fine-grained multiprocessor UNIX installation in 1989.
HCL believes in the Philosophy if Ideapreneurship which is a self-sustaining, self-inspired, innovation engine driving HCL forward.