Bangalore, Apr 17: BearingPoint, Inc. (NYSE: BE), one of the world's largest management and technology consulting firms, on Thursday announced the opening of a new Global Development Center (GDC) in Bangalore to further underscore BearingPoint's commitment to serve clients with some of the best resources and talent available worldwide. The software development and application management center is located in the heart of the Embassy Golf Links IT business campus.
"We are pleased to officially open this new state-of-the-art Global Development Center in Bangalore and further expand our presence in India," said Joni Kahn, BearingPoint Executive Vice President and Technology Solutions. "India is an increasingly important part of our ability to execute on our global strategy of bringing our best service to clients no matter where they conduct business. This facility provides a cutting-edge platform for expanding our capabilities in the global market."
The approximately 55,000-square foot Bangalore center, currently highly utilized, will allow BearingPoint to offer clients a versatile service facility with a deep resource pool. It replaces a smaller Bangalore facility and joins five other Global Development Centers located in India, China and the United States.
"The dynamic team that will be based out of the new center positions BearingPoint as a strong global presence," said Rakesh Bhatia, a Managing Director with BearingPoint. "We are eager to become a more active member of the Bangalore business community and recruit new employees from the highly educated and talent rich workforce."
The GDC offers full service abilities in industries including banking, insurance, telcom, retail, oil, manufacturing, hi-tech, life sciences and software product development.
§ Software Development - High-quality, low-cost resources applying common standards, custom development/scripting, interface development and data conversion development services as well as other global BearingPoint methodologies;
§ ERP Implementation - BearingPoint's solutions are built around Oracle and SAP technologies;
§ Application Integration - The most common Enterprise Application Integration products, allowing well-defined integration projects to take advantage of offshore costs;
§ Application Management - Production application support, enhancement, and software maintenance for our clients' applications; and
Business Process Outsourcing - Delivery of transactional processing services in support of selected vertical industries.