Huawei invests over $170mn in Bangalore R&D campus

|February 5, 2015 0

BANGALORE, INDIA: Huawei inaugurated a new sprawling one million sq. ft. Research & Development(R&D) campus in Bangalore today. Huawei has invested over $170 million in building this new campus in Bangalore.

The campus is aimed at playing a bigger role in the innovation journey of Huawei; creation of future-oriented technologies, generating patents from India, contributing to industry standardization, collaborating with peers and academia in R&D and support the digital transformation of the society.

The R&D campus built on a 20 acre land will accommodate Huawei’s growing software development workforce in India. The campus can accommodate up to 5,000 engineers and includes an R&D Block, customer experience center, large cafeteria, multilevel car park and residential block for expat employees.

Huawei has established the Bangalore R&D centre as the main development and delivery center of Huawei for global customers and effectively supported Huawei’s growth to today’s 46 Billion USD of revenue. It is also the largest and the most important R&D center of Huawei, outside of China.

The India R&D center plays a key role in component development and delivery center of Huawei for the global markets and has ownership of almost all software platforms, components and products being developed in India.

The center is also engaged in developing cutting-edge software products and platforms in the areas of IP based Data transmission networks, Intelligent Networks, BSS, OSS, Terminal devices and future oriented technologies including SDN, Big Data, Cloud, Mobile Internet, Digital Services etc.

Wilson Wang, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Huawei India R&D Center said, “This center can accommodate nearly 5000 software engineers, and we are confident that it will play a bigger role in the innovation journey of Huawei; create future-oriented technologies, and support the digital transformation of the society globally. The expansion of this campus is a reiteration of Huawei’s commitment to R&D and overall growth of the ICT ecosystem in India and around the world.” 

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