Microsoft is going to increase its footprint across India, through the launch of its India Development Center (IDC) in Delhi NCR. For the IDC, the company aims to hire talent from the local pool from engineering and management institutions.
Though the company has an IDC at the NCR but citing the prospect of the market at NCR, Microsoft is further expanding its facility in the region by opening one more site at Noida to better meet the needs of the customers and create a direct and indirect economic impact in the region.
The development centre expands over an area of 150,000 square feet and is built to drive digital innovation through expanded teams in Cloud & AI, Experiences and Devices Group, Microsoft Digital Teams, and the new Gaming division have a growing presence in India.
Commenting on the move by the company, Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director, Microsoft India Development Center, said, “The expansion of the India Development Center in Noida is our continued effort to empower every person and every organisation on this planet to achieve more. We are set to trigger a new frontier in innovation as we continue to grow our presence across the country. The excellent facilities at the KP Towers workplace provide the right environment for shaping the future of the IT industry in this part of the world.”