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Dell R&D center celebrates 10th anniversary

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Dell India's R&D center in Bangalore, the Software Center of Excellency, commemorates its 10th anniversary. This center is the second largest R&D center out of US and it has been contributing immensely to the enterprise business of Dell. Dell R&D's accomplishments during this decade include filing of 1600 invention disclosures, 150 published article/ papers and the development of 50 enterprise software products. It has increased its resources to 600 expertise.

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This center has been incremental in developing end-to-end products from the conceptualization phase to the product life cycle such as IDrag, a lifecycle controller. Solution Advisory tools, Dell Open Management and a few others. This center has immensely influenced the transformation process of 1.0 into a product, said Rudramuni B, executive director and head of Dell India R&D during a press briefing.

India R&D center plans to enhance the focus on next generation servers and data centers, deliver virtualization software product to manage future data center, cloud computing, security systems, and strengthen its research on embedded systems management product, which is yet to be launched. Gerry Hackett, VP of Platform Software Engineering for Dell's Enterprise Solutions Group said that going forward the center will partner and work closely with Austin center. It would work towards the development of next-generation chips along with Intel. She added that Dell would not shift from PC segment as it is a large market and also due to the strong supply chain.

“Dell plans to make India a hub for the development of enterprise products such as servers, storage, and software,” said Brad Anderson, senior vice president, Enterprise Product Group, Dell. He added, “Dell today has its strongest-ever portfolio of solutions, intellectual property and differentiated products, backed by new skills and capabilities in our India team, serving the local as well as global markets. Dell India R&D center is especially critical to enterprise business of Dell with the capability to own end-to-end products. We will continue to build capacity and further invest in India on Research and Next Generation products.”

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