Ness Digital Engineering helps create Centre of Excellence for S&P in Hyderabad

26th May 2018
Ness Digital Engineering helps create  Centre of Excellence for S&P in Hyderabad
The Orion Facility in Hyderabad. Inset from left: Nova Bhojwani, SVP & Head of Strategic Business, Ness Digital Engineering, Marcus Daley, CTO, S&P Global Ratings, Vinay Rajadhyaksha, President & Global Chief Delivery Officer, Ness, Erik L. Rogers, Head of Program Management Office & Chief of Staff S&P Global Ratings IT

Hyderabad, May 26, 2018:  Custom software engineering services provider,  Ness Digital Engineering,  has inaugurated a Center of Excellence for technology, data operations and core business processes here. 
Called the  Orion Facility , it has been realised in partnership with S&P Global, the  leading provider of transparent and independent ratings, benchmarks, analytics and data to the capital and commodity markets worldwide.
The new 10,000 sq. m center provides the region’s top talent with a world-class work environment for evolving S&P Global’s products and platforms across its varied business segments.
Designed to accommodate more than 850 associates, the Orion Facility is purpose-built to facilitate innovation by providing employees with access to the latest technologies and global communications infrastructure, as well as physical spaces that enable highly-collaborative teams. The associates at the facility are focused on software development, operations, quality assurance and data to enable S&P Global systems and products. This facility has state-of-the-art technology labs to exclusively focus on Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Machine Learning and DevOps innovation and solutions.
“The opening of the Orion Facility is the culmination of our successful partnership with Ness, which used its deep regional knowledge and software engineering expertise to help us develop an exceptional innovation team,” said Nick Cafferillo, Chief Technology Officer at S&P Global. “Orion embodies our commitment to evolve our talent to deliver new insights, accelerate the speed at which we operate, fuel value for our customers, and establish our brand as the most innovative company powering the markets of the future.” S&P Global have over 350 employees in the operation at present and are expected to reach 600 employees by the end of the year.
“This is a momentous day in the relationship between Ness Digital engineering and S&P Global where we have taken our 12-year partnership to the next level by opening a world class technology facility. The facility with unique design of collaboration spaces across the facility allows our engineers to get connected with the global teams to breed innovation and build the software platforms for tomorrow” said Nova Bhojwani, SVP & Head of Strategic Business, Ness Digital Engineering.
“In less than one year, we’ve been able to help S&P Global produce a strong network of innovators working together very effectively to deliver new solutions in the digital economy,” said Paul Lombardo, Ness Digital Engineering CEO. “We are proud to be S&P Global’s partner in this journey, and this new facility will help the organization fully leverage its growing base of talent to continue to lead the industry with next-generation solutions.” Ness Digital Engineering to add 800 plus employees in India by end of 2018