Rolls-Royce Inaugurates Service Delivery Center in India

With the aim of improving capability and providing faster front-line support for over 750 engines in a range of aircraft in India, Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc launched a new defense service delivery center in Bangalore, its first outside the U.S. and U.K.

This  center will deliver real-time solutions through maintenance repair and overhaul, provide first and second line of support, have field service representatives, manage the health of the fleet, manage supply chains and collaborate with the armed forces, reports Livemint. Additionally, the center will service commercial aircraft such as the C-130J, Hawk advanced jet, Embraer and Jaguar, among others.

Rolls-Royce Logo

The service delivery center will have at least 10 specialized engineers and service personnel to find localized solutions specific to India. Rolls-Royce also has over 1,600 engineers based in India who provide solutions for its global customers, Kishore Jayaraman, president, India and South Asia, said.

April 23, 2017   No Comments

iPhone SE Will Be Manufactured in India

ICT Service Management Solutions, owned by Taiwan’s Wistron Corporation (Apple’s original equipment manufacturer) will manufacture the iPhone SE at its factory located in Yeshwanthpur, a suburb of Bangalore.

Forbes reports that Wistron obtained an official certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards for Model A1723, which is the 4-inch iPhone SE with a small screen. “With its great screen with brightness and colors, it is an ideal phone for those who are using Apple for the first time. It will go well with Indian buyers,” said Amit Misra, an IT analyst from Bangalore. ”

iPhone SEWith aim of getting a significant share in the India market, Apple discounted the iPhone SE to Rs. 19,999 or  $310.

April 21, 2017   No Comments

Cisco Makes India Their Global Export Hub

Hoping to make India a global export hub, San Jose, CA-based Cisco is working with its global component-making partners to help facilitate this plan. “We are working with the global ecosystem providers to set up shop in India and as they start moving in, costs will be less as we will not have to import the same components that are needed to manufacture the product,” Dinesh Malkani, president of Cisco (India and Saarc) told the Times of India.


Cisco, which files two patents per week in India, has set up six innovation centers in the cities of Bangalore and Jaipur and in the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Gujarat to co-innovate with customers, startups, and partners to build new solutions and products.






India is one of Cisco’s best performing countries globally over the past four to five quarters. the company launched its first Made-in India product last month, a router, one of the most popular products in its portfolio globally.



April 19, 2017   No Comments

Flexible Office Concepts Gain Traction in India

To set up its presence in India, China‘s e-commerce firm Alibaba rented 30 seats in a flexible office in Bangalore. The deal for the dedicated seats or private studios is with co-working community venture CoWrks one of the largest commercial real estate developers in the country.

Inside an Office

Sidharth Menda, CEO at CoWrks, said many corporations have been rethinking their real estate strategy to now include working out of CoWrks. Bangalore-based data tracking firm Tracxn says that currently there are 61 sites where co-working spaces are available in India of which 16 were set up last year. Start-ups and e-commerce firms opt for such spaces to keep overheads low, reports the Economic Times.

March 29, 2017   No Comments

Diageo’s India Business Center May Serve 70 Global Markets

Diageo Enterprise Operations, which provides U.K.-based liquor company  Diageo, its customers and suppliers with shared business functions, is located in India’s southern city of Bangalore. The center will offer new services in the technical IT area – including data, analytics and technology and it will also establish “a robotics center of excellence”.

Ivan Menezes CEO, Diageo

Ivan Menezes CEO, Diageo

Speaking at the launch last month, CEO Ivan Menezes said, “In the next three years, it is likely to become one of Diageo’s biggest business centers supporting Diageo’s customers, suppliers and employees, providing services to 70 global markets for Diageo”, reports The Spirits Business.

March 26, 2017   No Comments