VMware Increases Operations in India (VMW)

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VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) has announced that it is opening a new R&D facility in Bangalore.  The leader in virtualization also noted that it plans to double its development team in India to more than 1,000 people over the next 2-year period.  It currently has almost 700 employees in India and has operations underway in Bangalore, Pune, Chennai, Delhi, and Mumbai.

The investment is listed as $100 million in India by 2010 and the new facility in Bangalore is listed as being some 82,000 square feet that will double its Indian engineering group.  VMware has been in India since 2004, and claims more than 300 customers and more than 160 channel partners in India.

Jon C. Ogg
March 24, 2008