New Intel Facility in Hyderabad to Focus on Exascale and other Breakthrough Technologies

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Intel’s expansion in Hyderabad will further strengthen collaborations with the government, industry, academia towards accelerating innovation and entrepreneurship.

Today Intel announced the expansion of its innovation footprint in India with the unveiling of a new design and engineering center in Hyderabad. According to Intel, the 1500-seat facility will focus on important tasks like Exascale computing.

The world-class design and engineering center will make significant contributions to critical global products and technologies across next generation SoCs, graphics, hardware platforms and software to fuel Intel’s growth. Spread across 300,000 sq. ft of space, the state-of-the-art facility comprises six LEED Platinum certified floors, 40,000 sq. ft of labs, and an incubation center for hardware and systems startups in the IT corridor of the city.

Over the past 50 years, Intel has brought immense compute power to millions of people, transforming the way we live and work,” said Raja M Koduri, Senior VP, Chief Architect and GM of Architecture, Graphics & Software at Intel Corporation. “We are now ushering in a new era of Exascale Computing driven by the rise of artificial intelligence. Exascale for Everyone is an exciting vision and it requires fundamental disruptions across the technology stack. Intel’s design and engineering centers will play a critical role in driving this mission and I look forward to the new center in Hyderabad delivering breakthrough technologies to propel the company’s growth.”

The design center will contribute to computing and communications technology innovations geared towards addressing critical challenges in today’s data-centric world, and advance Intel’s engagements with the city’s technology ecosystem by fostering entrepreneurship and a research mindset.

Over the last 20 years, Intel India has invested significantly in R&D in the country and has been consistently leading in developing the tech ecosystem,” said Nivruti Rai, Country Head of Intel India and VP of Data Center Group, Intel Corporation. “We have made significant impact in areas such as Cloud, Client, Graphics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G, and Autonomous Systems and our new design facility in Hyderabad will enable us to further boost innovation for India and the world. We thank the government of Telangana and the IT Minister for their constant support and collaboration towards enabling a conducive environment for technology development and adoption in the State.”

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