The new Citrix facility in Bangalore and (inset) David Henshall inaugurating it, July 19 2012
Citrix beefs up India presence in Bangalore and Hyderabad
Bangalore, July 19, 2012 – Networking and virtualization technologies leader has made Hyderabad its newest R&D base and expanded its Bangalore development centre with the addition of a new building.
With the expanded facility, Citrix India has the capacity to accommodate a total of 1400 employees. The company also plans to hire 200 employees for their new facility in 2012.
The Bangalore and Hyderabad centres are part of Citrix’s globally integrated R&D network located in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, the UK and the USA to deliver Online Collaboration, Data Sharing, Virtual Desktops, Cloud Networking and Cloud Platform solutions.
Citrix has been in India since 1999 and began its R&D activities in India in 2005 with the acquisition of NetScaler. It has become a Top 20 Employer in India with a sales presence in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune and New Delhi.
Said David Henshall, Executive Vice President of Operations, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, Citrix, who inaugurated the new building: “Our investment in India has resulted in significant growth in this emerging market. The injection of the skills and expertise from India to Citrix’s globally integrated R&D network will help extend our differentiation in the marketplace and accelerate our mission to help people live and work better.”
Added Rakesh Singh, Vice President and General Manager, Citrix India: “Over the course of our R&D journey in India, Citrix has successfully leveraged a strong pipeline ofprofessionals from Bangalore. The expansion of our R&D footprint to Hyderabad means that we can now harness a wider talent pool to develop and deliver mobile and cloud solutions for our customers and partners worldwide.”