IBM to set up AI and Cloud focused Software Lab at Kochi India


IBM has now announced that it is setting up a software lab at Kochi in the Indian state of Kerala with the addition of a product engineering, development, and design center.

The lab will handle the development of solutions in the field of AI and Hybrid Cloud technologies.

Executive Opinion

Sandip Patel, Managing Director, IBM India, said, "IBM India is a microcosm of the IBM corporation committed to furthering the country’s vision of Make in India, for India and the World. IBM brings its global best practices to India, and we hope to do that in Kerala as well by building indigenous skills in the state that will create a talent pool for the global marketplace. Expansion in Kerala would provide us access to world-class skills and diversity of talent, drive skills development and enhance employability."

Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, said, "Kerala is a talent hub for IT professionals and entrepreneurs, and we are pleased with IBM’s proposed expansion in the state. Technology Development Centers play an important role in driving economic growth by bringing innovations to the market quickly. We will extend our full support to IBM to establish its software development centre in Kerala. I’m confident that our talent and IBM’s leading technologies will have a far-reaching impact which will create employment opportunities, accelerate digital innovation and provide a strong foundation for the IT/ITeS sector in the state."

IBM's center to focus on AI and Cloud Technologies

IBM's new lab center is expected to focus on developing solutions in the areas of data analytics, automation, AI, and cybersecurity. The new software lab will also help with infusing some of the new global design techniques and building agile methodologies.

As of now, IBM has its software labs in the cities of Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and Bangalore in India.

The Kochi expansion is expected to build on the company’s plan to create an open-source and decentralized architecture to help its customer automate, modernize and secure workflows.

The IBM, moreover, did not reveal the size of the upcoming software lab, the timeline for its completion, and the number of employees the new location is set to house.
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