IBM plans to establish presence in over 40 cities in India by 2013

IBM announced the opening of a new branch office in Indore, Madhya
Pradesh in central India as part of the company’s
geographic expansion initiative to increase its presence in key growth markets
and support its global growth strategy.

The new office, inaugurated by Pradeep Mathur, director IIT Indore, is
one of IBM’s 15 branches across the country and is
part of IBM’s ongoing investment in India covering the creation of new
facilities, offices, training and recruitment, sales and marketing and
corporate citizenship

IBM currently is focused on
increasing its presence in smaller cities across the country to meet the
growing needs of clients and partners and to establish
a footprint in over 40 Indian cities by 2013.

“IBM is a partner to innovative and high-growth
companies across India. By strengthening our presence in the Madhya Pradesh
region we are able to offer the most advanced technologies and solutions to our
local partners and clients helping them to do things smarter and break away
from the rest of the pack,” said Nipun Mehrotra, vice president, General
Business and Geographic Expansion, IBM India/South Asia.

IBM is engaged with clients across multiple industries such as
automotive, pharmaceutical, food production, software development, retail,
textile and government sector. The existing customer base in the region
includes food manufacturers — Sonic Biochem and Everfresh Bakeries and
Pratibha Syntex a textile manufacturing company.

IBM’s partnership with Sonic Biochem Extractions, a manufacturer and
exporter of soya products, includes a 10-year outsourcing contract under which
IBM is responsible for the hosting and management of Sonic Biochem’s entire IT
infrastructure including servers, storage, network equipment and security


“IBM has been instrumental in our business
transformation – improving our agility, increasing the visibility of data and
enabling our business leaders to make better and faster decisions,” said Mr.
Kamal Matta, CTO of Sonic Biochem.

With the new office in Indore, IBM is strengthening
its ability to deliver more advanced and high-value solutions to its clients
such as information management, security and networking, cloud computing,
business analytics, strategic outsourcing and hosting services. By working with
its business partners in the region, IBM is also able to offer many -express
offerings’ to the emerging enterprise segment.

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