TAMPA, FL-Pilgrim Software Inc., provider of enterprise compliance and quality management (ECQM) software solutions, has announced a strategic marketing agreement with HCL Technologies, an IT services company. Together with Pilgrim, HCL will help deliver Pilgrim products to new enterprises within in its core customer base and also among new strategic prospects, beginning with the life sciences industry.

Pilgrim’s ECQM solution helps manufacturers enhance process and product quality and safety, remain compliant, minimize risk, reduce costs and operate more effectively. By combining this proven solution with HCL’s integrated portfolio of services including software-led IT solutions, remote infrastructure management, engineering and research and development services and business process outsourcing, customers will gain enhanced access to operational support for their Pilgrim solutions.

“HCL strongly believes in the power of relationships and partners with the world’s leading organizations,” says Pradep Nair, HCL’s vice president, global practice head. “By leveraging the natural synergies between Pilgrim and HCL, organizations can gain an effective, practical roadmap for reaching their quality, compliance and operational goals.”

Together, Pilgrim and HCL will support the implementation efforts of enterprises, from emerging growth companies with a single product, to global companies with multiple products and production sites.

“Pilgrim and HCL share a vision of executing successful software implementations, with knowledgeable consulting and support, that help organizations improve operational performance and ensure compliance with industry and regulatory standards,” said Prashanth Rajendran, Pilgrim Software’s Chief Operating Officer. “We look forward to building a very productive relationship between our two firms which will ultimately help our customers achieve their business, operational excellence and compliance objectives.”

For more information, visitwww.pilgrimsoftware.com.