HCL Axon

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Wholly owned subsidiary
Industry Consulting
Founded 1994
Headquarters Egham, Surrey
Key people
Anant Gupta, CEO-HCL Technologies
Stephen Cardell, President - HCL AXON
Owner HCL Technologies
Website www.hcl-axon.com

HCL AXON is a British-based business transformation consultancy which sells its services to customers using SAP and Oracle as their Enterprise Resource Planning system modeling tools. Previously listed on the London Stock Exchange and a FTSE 250 Index constituent, the company has been a subsidiary of Indian outsourcing firm HCL Technologies since December 2008, after the reverse merger of Axon Group plc and HCL SAP practice.


The Company was founded by Mark Hunter, Donald Kirkwood and Paul Manweiler in 1994. It acquired Feanix in 2005.[1] In August 2008 Infosys Technologies offered £407m to acquire the business. This offer was subsequently beaten by a rival offer for £441m by HCL Technologies.[2] The acquisition by HCL was completed in December 2008.[3][4]

On 17 July 2009 HCL AXON announced the acquisition of South Africa-based UCS Group’s Enterprise Solutions SAP practice.[5]

On 1 July 2010, HCL AXON became the Enterprise Application Services part of HCL Technologies, incorporating SAP, Oracle and Microsoft offerings.[6]


The Company provides the following services:[7]

  • Business consulting
  • Solutions implementation
  • Application management
  • Business transformation
  • SAP Integration Services
  • Packaged offerings
  • SAP Academy
  • Oracle Applications and Technologies
  • Microsoft solutions


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