22 June 2013

Hitachi Solutions Opens New Subsidiary in India

Irvine, CA, US/Chennai, India - 21 June 2013 - Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd. announced the opening of a new subsidiary in India. The new subsidiary - Hitachi Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. - will support Hitachi Solutions' global implementation efforts and directly provide sales, services, and customer support of Microsoft Dynamics-based solutions to the Southeast Asian market. Hitachi Solutions India operations will be based in Chennai, with the company also building a significant Global Development Center in Hyderabad and maintaining technology and consulting resources in Pune.

The expansion will help the award-winning Microsoft Dynamics Global ISV enhance the capabilities of its Microsoft Dynamics Global Center of Excellence, drive development and delivery of unique solutions for its growing global client base, and further extend its global go-to-market footprint The new subsidiary will also allow Hitachi Solutions to truly operate on 24/7 basis, and provide more flexibility and resources to support our clients' global deployment needs.

Initial staffing for Hitachi Solutions India will include experienced Microsoft certified consultants that will join from other Hitachi Group companies. Local resources will also be hired to help establish smooth operation of the new subsidiary. In addition, local university based talent acquisition will be core to Hitachi Solutions strategy and in sync with the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Program.

Ananthanarayanan (Ananth) Subramanian will lead the operation as Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Subramanian joins Hitachi Group from HCL Technologies where he was Vice President and global head of the Microsoft Centre of Excellence. 

India and other Southeast Asian countries are currently experiencing high business growth. This is in part because Japanese and Western multi-nationals are locating manufacturing and distribution facilities in the region. Hitachi Solutions India will also work with other Hitachi Solutions business units and personnel from Japan, U.S., U.K., and other markets to more aggressively address the burgeoning demand for Microsoft Dynamics in Southeast Asia.

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group. 

Source: Hitachi Solutions