Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd. has opened Intel India Development Center (IIDC).
IIDC is Intel's technology arm in India developing hardware and software products and enabling Intel's move to a 100% e-Corporation. IIDC was established in 1999 April with 10 employees and has rapidly grown and demonstrated to Intel, the quality and expertise of engineers in India. IIDC currently has over 470 engineers and is expected to grow to about 600 engineers by the end of 2001. Key areas of focus for IIDC are: Communications and Networking software, Systems software, eBusiness and Manufacturing systems, and ASIC design work. IIDC has a strategic objective to hire the best talent in India and along with the Intel Academic relations team is working with various institutions around the country to educate students, to develop industry applicable curriculum and setup labs. IIDC is of strategic importance to Intel and is expected to continue its growth through 2005.