Infor Expands India Footprint with New Development Campus in Hyderabad

Hyderabad Development Campus opening 2022 ribbon cutting

India -October 12, 2022, 06:15 PM

Center to drive cutting-edge technology development and strengthen global delivery capabilities for a customer-first experience

6 men in suits at Infor Development Center Hyderabad India
Leaders at the grand opening of Infor’s new Hyderabad development center: (from left) Ranga Pothula, Infor SVP, Global Delivery Services; John Frank, Infor president, Customer Experience Services, Professional Services; Soma Somasundaram, Infor president and CTO, Products and Technology, Development; Shri Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary, Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments, Telangana government; Kevin Samuelson, Infor CEO; and Ben Perry, Infor chief human resources officer.

HYDERABAD, India – October 12, 2022 – Infor®, the industry cloud company, today announced the expansion of its India operations with the opening of a new development center (DC) in Hitech City, Hyderabad, one of India’s top destinations for technology and business. The new multi-storey state-of-the-art development center is spread over 350,000 square feet with capacity for 3,500 employees. The development center was inaugurated by Shri Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary of the Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments of the Telangana government, and Kevin Samuelson, chief executive officer of Infor.

Infor’s India DC is among the company’s two largest locations in the world, with over 3,700 employees in the country. This investment will allow Infor to continue to pioneer digital technologies such as cloud, mobility, data analytics, artificial intelligence, and IoT to deliver new industry-specific features and functions specialized for industries. With this expansion, Infor aims to leverage India's diverse and skilled talent pool to drive digital innovation through expanded teams that span various functions, including engineering, operations, and research & development.

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Samuelson and Ranjan share ribbon-cutting honors at the inauguration ceremony of the new development center in Hitech City, Hyderabad.
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"Hyderabad is fast emerging as a preferred IT hub for technology companies on the backbone of a thriving environment for the local talent pool. We welcome strategic investments by global companies to drive growth opportunities and provide a platform for talent to hone their skills," said Shri KT Rama Rao, minister for information technology, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce of Telangana. "We are thrilled that several leading technology companies like Infor are deepening their investments in our people and economy. Infor's expansion is an ideal example of fostering a collaborative approach to strengthen businesses and cement Hyderabad's position on the global stage."

“We congratulate Infor on their strategic expansion of the new development campus in Hyderabad. It is truly delightful to witness some of the new-age technology innovations being developed out of Infor’s Hyderabad Development Center with the Indian talent getting an opportunity to shape the future of industries," said Shri Jayesh Ranjan, principal secretary of the Industries & Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT) Departments of the Telangana government. “Our constant endeavor is to make Telangana an attractive destination for investment, and we will continue with our effort to collaborate with global companies like Infor to attract the best talent in spearheading breakthrough innovations.”

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Samuelson talks with employees during an Infor India Town Hall meeting related to the DC grand opening.

“India is the strategic hub for skilled talents and global technology development for Infor. Over the past decade, we have harnessed the true potential of the immense talent pool in the region, and the expansion of our new development center in Hyderabad excites us to further strengthen our global efforts toward cloud innovation, engineering and research,” said Infor CEO Samuelson. “We are confident that the new center will play a pivotal role in sharpening our focus on developing breakthrough technologies that solve business challenges with industry-specific functionality to shape the future of enterprise software, and help world-class companies such as Larson and Toubro, Godrej Industries, Spykar, Plant Lipids and DB Schenker drive business transformations to achieve superior outcomes.”

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Infor leaders Pothula, Somasundaram, Samuelson and Frank show off T-shirts celebrating the company's 20th anniversary in business this year.

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Media contact:
Phyllis Tan
Infor Asia Pacific & Japan
+65 9799 9133

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