Microsoft has announced to launch of its third India Development Centre (IDC) in Noida, after opening two such premier engineering and innovation hubs in Bengaluru and Hyderabad. According to the company, the IDC-NCR will opens opportunities for thousand of engineers, to expand a full-fledged development centre similar to the other two facilities.
‘We have built a strong engineering presence in India over the past two decades and we are excited to be expanding to Noida. Our deep commitment to the region will help us further Microsoft’s mission to empower every individual and every organisation on the planet to achieve more,’ said Kurt DelBene, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Core Services Engineering and Operations, and the Chairman of the IDC Advisory Board.
The IDC-NCR will be home to Microsoft’s engineering teams across various technology groups, including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and research group, Cloud and Enterprise group and experience and devices Group, along with core services engineering and operations. In addition to the India Development Centre will have the team across all engineering divisions from Microsoft. In 1998, the first set up in Hyderabad, the development centre drives Microsoft’s strategy of globally shared development to build products and services.