Atos, a digital services company, has announced the opening of its new office facility in Vadodara, Gujarat. This is the second establishment of Atos in a Tier-II city in India, the first being in Pune, Maharashtra, which was opened in January 2012.
With this new office expansion, Atos said this will boost its offshore delivery capability and explore business prospects from the region as well.
Milind Kamat, EVP and CEO Atos in India, said: “Our focus is to establish India as one of the key global delivery centre for the Atos Group and its clients worldwide. We are working on growing India market. Currently 25 percent of our revenue is from the local market. We decided to come to Vadodara because of the good infrastructure, well renowned education centre, rich talent pool and close proximity to key economic centre and our operations in Mumbai and Pune. Vadodara offers a good ecosystem for an emerging destination for IT-BPM sector."
“India is a prominent offshore centre for Managed Services (MS) in Atos. Vadodara will add to this existing strength and establish itself as one the major complementing IT infrastructure Management Services centre in India Vadodara facility will be an enabler to our current MS i.e. IT Infrastructure Management Service to meet the growing global demand from clients augmenting our present operations spread across major metro cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata and Delhi-NCR," said Surendrasinh Gohil, the SVP and Head of the managed services for IMEA.
The new facility, in the current phase, will house 1000 employees. As a phase-1 of the recruitment for the new facility in Vadodara, Atos has already hired 300 IT professional, who are getting inducted in batches. The company plans to recruit another 700 employees in the next 12 months. In the overall exercise, the focus is preferably to hire local talent from Baroda and nearby cities in Gujarat.
Updated Date: Jun 18, 2015 11:18 AM