Bangalore Apr 8 (UNI) Mercator, the information technology division of Dubai-based Emirates Group, today opened its new Dedicated Development Centre (DDC) here as part of its joint agreement with Covansys, a Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) company.
Going forward with CSC India, Mercator's new DDC would offer its travel and transportation industry clients scalable IT services, including product development, applications development and maintenance, testing services, technology consulting and project management.
The new Centre offered a full range of technologies such as Java, Oracle application and data warehousing, . Net, ERP and other specialised niche technologies. The DDC would energise Emirates Group's business expansion plans along with strengthening Mercator's existing development capabilities and positioning itself as a leading IT solution supplier to the aviation industry.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Patrick Naef, Divisional Senior Vice President IT, Emirates Group and Head of Mercator said, ''We have achieved a key landmark in our IT sourcing strategy, with a goal to satisfy the diverse needs and IT challenges of Emirates Group.'' CSC India Group President Raj B. Vattikuti said the inauguration of the centre was followed by almost four years of project association between Emirates Group and Covansys. Emirates Group, in particular Mercator, was a strategic account for CSC India.
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