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EMC Expands In India, Opens Second Advanced R&D Centre in Pune

Apr 04, 2016   17:59 IST 
Pune, Maharashtra, India

EMC Corporation today inaugurated asecond R&D centre in Pune India. In addition to the current EMC®Centre of Excellence (COE) in Bangalore, the new centre in Pune expands and strengthens EMC’s presence and innovation engine within India, including plans to increase its workforce.


The additional EMC COE in Pune will help EMC to further advance its mission to help customers transform their business by creating their digital future and modernize, automate and transform IT through cloud computing.The news comes at a time when India is accelerating its journey toward digital transformation with the government’s sterling initiatives like ‘Digital India’ and ‘Smart Cities.’


"India continues to be a key source for technology innovation, outstanding engineering talent and significant business potential,” said Howard Elias, President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Enterprise Services at EMC Corporation.“Indiais important to our strategic global growth plans. The EMC COE in Punewill play an important role in helping EMC deliver comprehensive, next-generation technology solutions for our customers.”


EMC’s first COEin Bangalore opened in 2003 to advance the company’s globalization goals, accelerate R&D efforts and expand services by leveraging India’s vast pool of highlyskilled engineering talent. As EMC’s largest R&D centre outside of North America, the EMC COE in Bangalore hosts product, services and support groups across EMC’s offerings. The Pune centre will supplement the EMC COE in Bangalore with addedcapabilities to undertake additional R&D and Services work for cloud and storage technologies.


Congratulating EMC on inauguration on its second R&D center in Pune, R Chandrashekhar, President, NASSCOM, said,"India offers tremendous opportunities to technology companies both in terms of business potential, as well as quality talent. Indian talent is fast becoming synonymous with new technology expertise and high-end engineering. EMC's decision to open a second world-class R&D centre in India is testimony to this.”


"This is a significant step towards accelerating our innovation efforts. Pune is fast emerging as the next technology innovation hub in India and will complement the pioneering work done by our EMC COE in Bangalore. We are confident that the new campus in Pune will help attract quality talent to help us deliver increased value to customers and partners." said Sarv Saravanan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EMC Centres of Excellence, Asia Pacific Japan.


The new EMC COE in Punewill have137000 square feet of usable office space and includes a state-of-the-art ExecutiveBriefing Centre.


About EMC

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. Fundamental to this transformation is cloud computing. Through innovative products and services, EMC accelerates the journey to cloud computing, helping IT departments to store, manage, protect and analyze their most valuable asset – information – in a more agile, trusted and cost-efficient way. Additional information about EMC can be found at


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