Microsoft has been expanding its presence in India by engaging more and more engineering talents from the country and adding to its development in India the company has announced the launch of the India Development Center (IDC), National Capital Region (NCR) dubbed as IDC NCR is company’s third Development Center in India that will serve as a premier facility for driving cutting edge innovation.
At IDC NCR Microsoft’s engineering teams will work across various technology groups, including Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Research Group, Cloud & Enterprise Group, and Experience & Devices Group, along with Core Services Engineering and Operations.
Rajiv Kumar, Managing Director, Microsoft India Research & Development Pvt. Ltd., said, “The launch of the new IDC center in NCR is a step towards realizing IDC’s vision to be a world class development center and source of innovation for the next billion users. This creates opportunities for engineers to do meaningful work that will have impact across the world. We are excited to tap into the engineering talent available in this part of the country to create a truly pioneering organization that will build innovative solutions for global impact.”
IDC NCR will also be house to Mixer, Microsoft’s live streaming gaming platform team that will make it the first center to host the gaming team outside the company headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
In 1998, Microsoft opened its first Research & Development centre in India which is its second largest development center outside the US facility in Redmond.