India Business
HCL offers data recovery technology for PCs
Apr 26, 2007 - 5:18:35 PM

Chennai, April 26 - India's premier IT firm HCL Infosystems Thursday announced a new technology that will enable computer users to recover all lost data within a matter of minutes with the help of its 'mixedware' named EC2.

The new tool, known as Embedded Continuity and Control - technology, is being made available in India by HCL in its new range of notebook computers and laptops making these gadgets self-healing and providing users a 'worry-free PC experience'.

The technology is software with a component embedded in the hardware that automatically stores and replicates 'a complete image of its own working state' of a file including system files at regular intervals.

'Research has shown that 95 percent of PC problems are software related and include accidental deletion, software corruption, problems of settings changes, virus-related system crashes,' said George Paul, HCL Infosystems executive vice-president.

'The new innovation will restore the lost data and system files in minutes, and HCL hopes this global innovation will be a tremendous value addition to Indian users of PCs,' he added.

HCL Infosystems is part of the $3.9 billion HCL Enterprises, India's largest PC manufacturer. It employs 45,000 people worldwide and has two plants at Puducherry and Rudrapur in Uttarakhand.

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