Intel , bangalore, www.intel.com
Intel India, located primarily in the city of Bangalore, has grown to include the most Intel divisions of any country outside the United States. As Intel’s largest non-manufacturing site outside of the United States, the Intel India Development Center (IIDC) focuses on creating innovative products that advance the next generation of technology.
Besides delivering critical hardware and software projects, Intel India is also propelling the Indian market itself by expanding the adoption of Information and Communications Technologies in all market segments—consumer, small and large businesses, government and education. There is also a sizable sales and marketing organization located in Bangalore, which provides world-class sales and support. Additionally, there are offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Chandigarh and Kolkatta.
Intel India invests heavily in India’s education and community development through Intel Involved India, an employee community volunteer program. Hundreds of Intel India employees have reached out to thousands of local students with computer donations. They have also donated teaching time and supplies to orphanages and planted a new forest in the heart of the city. Intel works with the Indian government on several information technology and educational initiatives.
ntel’s Bangalore operations are in one of the city’s most sophisticated buildings, with over 200,000 square feet of office and lab space, and one of the first multi-level parking structures in the area. Originally a sales and marketing office since 1988, Intel India soon expanded due to the country’s Information Technology and engineering talent pool. Now the majority of work done at Intel India is software and hardware engineering. Intel’s Bangalore operations include the most Intel divisions in any country outside the United States. Employees primarily work for the Intel India Development Center (IIDC) and the sales and marketing organization.
Since its inception in 1999, the IIDC has grown to employ more than 800 employees, all supporting its mission of delivering high-quality, cost-effective Intel solutions through technology leadership and quality engineering. The IIDC is Intel’s largest non-manufacturing site internationally. It invests heavily in India’s education and community development.
Intel’s sales and marketing office in Bangalore employs 200 people. There are satellite offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Chandigarh and Kolkatta. Employees working in these offices provide world-class sales and support at the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), developer and end-user levels.
The primary responsibilities for Intel’s sales and marketing team in India include:
Delivering innovative products to consumer and OEM markets
Driving Intel’s initiatives, technologies, products and services into the marketplace
Creating demand for Intel’s products
Driving the market to recognize Intel’s role in the Internet at the OEM, developer, and end-user levels
Intel’s Bangalore offices offer employees an on-site gym, cafeteria, walking trails and a conveniently located ATM. There are clubs and groups for employees to join, including Toastmasters, an organization dedicated to improving communication and leadership skills.
Intel Involved India, an employee community volunteer program, has reached out to over 1,000 students in Bangalore City schools with computer donations. More than 150 employees from the IIDC helped two local orphanages through donations and teaching, and then went on to plant a forest of 450 saplings in the heart of the city. Intel Involved India also provides support for registered, non-profit organizations that promote education, the environment and civic activities.
Intel and the government of India are working together on several initiatives related to information technology industry policy, as well as expanding education and technology programs throughout the country. Specifically, these initiatives relate to e-governance, high-power computing and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab Asia project.
Enjoying life in Bangalore
Bangalore is the capital of Karnataka and is India’s fifth-largest city. Often called “The Garden City,” Bangalore is full of parks famous for their flowering trees and greenery, giving the city a unique beauty. Many diverse cultures and customs exist in Bangalore, and its 5.3 million inhabitants favor activities such as football, cricket, bowling, hockey and rock climbing. This bustling city has experienced much industrial and commercial growth in recent years, while maintaining the preservation of its ancient arts and architectural wonders such as the Sri Radha Krishnachandra Temple, among many others.
Bangalore, often called “The Garden City” for its plentiful flowering trees and greenery, is one of India’s largest cities.