Hyderabad, December 2, 2019: Intel India today announced the expansion of its innovation footprint in India with the unveiling of a new design and engineering center in Hyderabad.
The facility was inaugurated by Sri K.T.Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Industries, MA & UD, Government of Telangana in the presence of Raja M Koduri, Senior VP, Chief Architect and GM of Architecture, Graphics & Software at Intel Corporation, Nivruti Rai, Country Head, Intel India & Vice President, Data Center Group, Intel Corporation, and eminent ecosystem leaders from the government, industry and academia.
“Hyderabad has emerged as a key destination for advanced technology and product innovation work. We see leading technology companies growing their operations in the city which reflects a vibrant ecosystem and investment climate that Telangana offers. Intel is a technology leader and its contributions towards growing the ecosystem in India and Telangana have been remarkable, I am extremely pleased to inaugurate Intel’s new facility in Hyderabad; which reinforces Intel’s commitment towards accelerating the tech journey of the state”, said Sri K. T. Rama Rao, Minister for IT, Industries, MA & UD, Govt. of Telangana
Why It’s Important: The world-class design and engineering center will make significant contributions to critical global products and technologies across next generation SoCs, graphics, hardware platforms and software to fuel Intel’s growth. Spread across 300,000 sq. ft of space, the state-of-the-art facility comprises six LEED Platinum certified** floors, modern amenities, 40,000 sq. ft of labs and an incubation center for hardware and systems startups in the IT corridor of the city.
"Over the past 50 years, Intel has brought immense compute power to millions of people, transforming the way we live and work. We are now ushering in a new era of Exascale Computing driven by the rise of artificial intelligence. Exascale for Everyone is an exciting vision and it requires fundamental disruptions across the technology stack. Intel’s design and engineering centers will play a critical role in driving this mission and I look forward to the new center in Hyderabad delivering breakthrough technologies to propel the company’s growth", said Raja M Koduri, Senior VP, Chief Architect and GM of Architecture, Graphics & Software at Intel Corporation
The design center will contribute to computing and communications technology innovations geared towards addressing critical challenges in today’s data-centric world, and advance Intel’s engagements with the city’s technology ecosystem by fostering entrepreneurship and a research mindset.
“Over the last 20 years, Intel India has invested significantly in R&D in the country and has been consistently leading in developing the tech ecosystem. We have made significant impact in areas such as Cloud, Client, Graphics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G, and Autonomous Systems and our new design facility in Hyderabad will enable us to further boost innovation for India and the world. We thank the government of Telangana and the IT Minister for their constant support and collaboration towards enabling a conducive environment for technology development and adoption in the State”, said Nivruti Rai, Country Head of Intel India and VP of Data Center Group, Intel Corporation.
Key features of Intel’s new Design & Engineering Center in Hyderabad are as under:
300,000 square feet; 6 floors
1500 seats capacity
40,000 square feet of labs
Incubation center for hardware & systems startups: Intel India Maker Lab
Workplace of the future with collaboration areas, clinic, fitness center, recreation zone