VMware to invest $2 billion in India over next 5 years

October 26, 2018

VMware announced it will invest $2 billion in India over the next five years towards expanding its facilities, increase headcount and ramp up research and development activities.

The investment, part of the company’s overall global investment strategy will enable the company to support its growing sales operations in India, CEO Pat Gelsinger announced.

“India is a key cornerstone of our overall global investment strategy, providing outstanding engineering talent for our global R&D operations that are helping to drive innovation across our entire product portfolio,” said Gelsinger.

A part of the $2 Bn would also go towards upskilling about 15,000 women within the next two years. Under Project Taraa that is a partnership between the Women Who Code group and VMware. It targets those women who are looking to reenter the workforce after a break. Women Return to Work program will be launched on December 1.

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