SunGard Opens New Global Solutions Center in Pune
SunGard, one of the world's leading software and technology services companies, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Pune, at Westend Centre One, located in Aundh in close proximity to city center. The new Global Solutions Center in Pune is in addition to the center in Eon, Kharadi in Pune that was inaugurated last year and the SunGard Global Solutions Centers in Bangalore, Shanghai, and Tunis. SunGard started its operations in Pune and Bangalore in 1993, and has over 3,400 employees in India today. The inauguration of the new Pune facility reflects SunGard’s continued investment in India.
The new SunGard Global Solutions Center in Pune will house 2,000 employees. These employees are focused on developing, deploying and supporting SunGard’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions that help enable mission-critical operations of financial services enterprises worldwide. Designed with energy conservation as a design principle, the facility uses external fabric ducting, intelligent cooling and lighting systems, in addition to use of eco-friendly materials throughout the facility.
Mack Gill, president of SunGard’s Global Technology segment, said, “Our new state-of-the-art facility in Pune is aimed to provide our employees a high quality work environment. The facility has been built in an environmentally responsible way, and is a reflection of our corporate sustainability and conservation beliefs. Through our Global Solutions Centers, SunGard is investing to scale up its worldwide technology and operational backbone, and India is a key part of our strategy, with tremendous potential for growth.”
Akila Krishnakumar, chief operating officer, SunGard’s Global Technology segment and country head, India, emphasized the role India plays for SunGard, and observed, “Our domain- and technology-rich talent base has enabled our Global Solutions Centers in Bangalore and Pune to play significant roles in all aspects of product development and service delivery for SunGard. We continue to hire specialist domain and technology talent in order to scale up our India operations.”.
SunGard is one of the world's leading software and technology services companies. SunGard has more than 20,000 employees and serves 25,000 customers in 70 countries. SunGard provides software and processing solutions for financial services, higher education and the public sector. SunGard also provides disaster recovery services, managed IT services, information availability consulting services and business continuity management software. With annual revenue of about $5 billion, SunGard is ranked 380 on the Fortune 500 and is the largest privately held business software and IT services company. Look for us wherever the mission is critical. For more information, visit www.sungard.com.