EMC India receives Platinum LEED Certification

EMC India receives Platinum LEED Certification

Phase-II of EMC(NYSE) India Center of Excellence (COE), a  113,235-sq.ft facility located in Bangalore, was recently awarded with Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification. Phase-II of EMC India COE earned a total of 91 points as against a minimum of 80 required to earn the Platinum title.

Following this, EMC India COE received a felicitation certificate from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) at the Green Building Congress, India’s flagship event on green buildings, held in Hyderbad recently.

“EMC India COE is committed to reach the highest level of environmental….See More

IBM launches CoE at ABES and HRGI

IBM launches CoE at ABES and HRGI

IBM has introduced Software Centres of Excellence (CoE) at the Academy of Business and Engineering Sciences (ABES), and HR Group of Institutions (HRGI), Ghaziabad. IBM India has now established three CoEs in Ghaziabad, aimed at improving the quality of technical education by providing support, resources, professional training, certification and skills in open standards.

Malathi Srinivasan, Country Leader, IBM Academic Initiative, said, “As an industry leader, IBM believes in continually enhancing our extensive academic ecosystem. Through these partnerships, we will work closely with the faculty in providing an industry relevant education that will build a more skilled and competitive IT workforce. Students, while in college, will be able to complete their certifications from the COEs and improve their employment prospects….See More

IBM sets up Smarter CoE in Bangalore

IBM sets up Smarter CoE in Bangalore

IBM has announced the launch of a Smarter Commerce Center of Excellence (CoE) at the India Software Lab, Bangalore. The CoE will consist of a team of 25 technical experts selected from the B2B and Commerce Enterprise Marketing Management teams from India Software Lab.  By bringing together a powerful combination of technical expertise, domain knowledge, and best practices from IBM’s extensive global engagements, the CoE will offer innovative solutions to automate and accelerate the purchasing, marketing, sales and customer service functions to organizations across India, South Asia and Asia Pacific.

 

Dr.Gopalakrishnan, VP, India Software Lab said, “The Center of Excellence for Smarter Commerce, the first of its kind in India, will work closely with the business teams on customizing Smarter Commerce solutions for Companies. These solutions, across different technology platforms, will integrate and more effectively manage the value chain across buying, marketing, selling and service processes for different sectors.”

 

Dulles Krishnan, Director – Commerce Solutions, IBM Growth Markets said, “Empowered customers are reshaping business, compressing margins and changing paradigms. Customers today expect to engage with companies when and how they want, in person, online and on the go. And they want these methods to tie together seamlessly. Smarter Commerce channelizes marketing efforts to build trust and recognition, leading to greater customer loyalty, revenue and profit margin growth, and agility.”

Objet strengthens its presence in India

Objet has launched its Center of Excellence (CoE) Demo Center in Chennai, India. Objet is delighted to join forces with Redington India, Objet’s Master Distributor in India, to provide a dedicated area to showcase Objet’s latest 3D printers and materials, including advanced Objet Connex multi-material jetting technology. Objet’s Demo Center, located at Redington’s office in Chennai, will provide onsite demonstrations and consultation specific to manufacturers’ and industrial designers’ business challenges.

“We are excited about the new facility and look forward to the opportunity to demonstrate our 3D printing solutions to businesses that want to accelerate design validation processes, conduct functional testing of prototypes and shorten time-to-market. Objet’s investment in rolling out a Center of Excellence Demo Center in India exemplifies our expertise and commitment to helping partners and clients to grow their businesses through state-of-the-art technology. Having cooperated with Redington India’s technical experts to build the Center of Excellence Demo Center, we expect to deepen the market’s understanding of 3D printing and its capabilities and potentials, and thus promote the adoption of 3D printing for rapid prototyping,” said Ashan Dhunna, Sales Director, India & ME, Objet AP Ltd.

Kasturi Rangan, President, Redington India Ltd., said, “We are very excited about the Demo Center as it provides access to unparalleled industry and technology expertise. It allows partners and customers to experience and appreciate rapid prototyping technological know-how that would make a difference to their business. Our engineers and applications specialists are fully trained and certified by Objet, ensuring quality consultation and service. We believe that the Demo Center will contribute positively to the strengthening of awareness and adoption of 3D printing in India.”

Group FMG opens Global Operations & Technology COE in India

Group FMG opens Global Operations & Technology COE in India

Group FMG has opened its Operations and Technology Center of Excellence (COE). The center is based in Taramani, Chennai, India. This claims to be the first facility in the region to focus on creating sophisticated marketing solutions using the latest developments in digital/creative, production and e-commerce enablement. The expansion is said to reinforce and strengthen Group FMG’s assets around these core growth areas.

The new ultra-modern 25,000 square feet facility is to operate 24/7, 365 days a year to give clients maximum flexibility. It is staffed with top-level creative, marketing, engineering and IT professionals recruited from leading universities and companies in India, as well as from other parts of the world. The Group FMG COE will specialize in state-of-the-art cross-platform design, content and technical applications across media platforms such as smartphones and tablets. E-commerce enablement, driven by advance technologies, will be a key area of focus – including cloud infrastructure and computing, open source software programming (e.g., Drupal, Magento, Android, PHP, etc.), and rich media.