With the aim to expand its current delivery capacity in India, the US-technology firm Cisco launched Cisco Global Delivery Center in Pune.
The new Global Delivery Center in Cisco’s 172,000 sq ft Pune office will play a key role in Cisco’s global strategy to execute global advanced services business along with providing services to Indian customers.
With the establishement of this centre, India has become the only country in the world where Cisco has two global delivery centres. According to a statement, Cisco is likely to double its headcount in the next two years at Pune centre.
“The Global Delivery Center in Pune reconfirms our commitment for a long lasting partnership with our customers and the Maharashtra overnment, said Dinesh Malkani, President, Cisco India & SAARC in a statement.
“This center has been designed to provide the best experience as well as services and products along with local innovations to our customers,” he adds.
Cisco already has a Global Delivery Centre in Bengaluru which also includes a Network Operations Center.
The company, which has over 10,000 headcount in India, had last year said it will commence manufacturing in India.
Earlier in March 2016, the company said that it had zeroed in on Pune for seting up manufacturing unit in the country. According to a person familiar with the development, the tech giant has made substanitail progress on the setting up of a manufacturing unit in Pune and an announcement is likely to follow very soon.