October 15 2022: Cloud company, Infor, has announced the expansion of its India operations with the opening of its new development centre in Hitech City, Hyderabad.
The multi-storey state-of-the-art development centre is spread over 350,000 sq. ft with capacity for 3,500 employees.
The development centre was inaugurated by Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary of the Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments of the Telangana government, and Kevin Samuelson, Chief Executive Officer of Infor.
Infor’s India DC is among the company’s two largest locations in the world, with over 3,700 employees in the country that drives key technology innovations to gain a competitive edge and market leadership for the global marketplace. This investment will allow Infor to continue to pioneer digital technologies such as cloud, mobility, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and IoT to deliver new industry-specific features and functions specialized for industries. With this expansion, Infor aims to leverage India's diverse and skilled talent pool to drive digital innovation through expanded teams that span various functions, including engineering, operations, and R&D.
"Hyderabad is fast emerging as a preferred IT hub for technology companies on the backbone of a thriving environment for the local talent pool. We welcome strategic investments by global companies to drive growth opportunities and provide a platform for talent to hone their skills," said KT Rama Rao, Minister for Information Technology, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce of Telangana. "We are thrilled that several leading technology companies like Infor are deepening their investments in our people and economy. Infor's expansion is an ideal example of fostering a collaborative approach to strengthen businesses and cement Hyderabad's position on the global stage."
“We congratulate Infor on their strategic expansion of the new development campus in Hyderabad. It is truly delightful to witness some of the new age technology innovations being developed out of Infor’s Hyderabad Development Center with the Indian talent getting an opportunity to shape the future of industries," said Mr Ranjan, “Our constant endeavor is to make Telangana an attractive destination for investment, and we will continue with our effort to collaborate with global companies like Infor to attract the best talent in spearheading breakthrough innovations.
“India is the strategic hub for skilled talents and global technology development for Infor. Over the past decade, we have harnessed the true potential of the immense talent pool in the region, and the expansion of our new development centre in Hyderabad excites us to further strengthen our global efforts toward cloud innovation, engineering, and research,” said Mr Samuelson “We are confident that the new centre will play a pivotal role in sharpening our focus on developing breakthrough technologies that solve business challenges with industry-specific functionality to shape the future of enterprise software, and help world-class companies such as Larson and Toubro, Godrej Industries, Spykar, Plant Lipids and DB Schenkar, drive business transformations to achieve superior outcomes.”