Hitech City Hyderabad
HITEC City stands for Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City, a major technology township which is at the center of the information technology industry in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
HITEC City is spread across 151 acres of land and this area falls under suburbs like Madhapur, Kondapur, Gachibowli, Nanakramguda, Manikonda, Thellapur etc.
The project was initiated by APIIC with participation of private infrastructure companies like L&T, Raheja corporation, Ascendas ITPark,Vanenburg Corporation,SP,RMZ corporation,Divyasree infrastructure, Lancohills technology park,DLF, EmaarMGF and others. The area acts as a major IT hub of Hyderabad. It comprises IT parks such as L&T Infocity, Hitech City2 SEZ, Vanenburg IT Park or The V, Mindspace Cyberabad SEZ, DLF IT SEZ, Satyam Computers IT SEZ, TCS Synergy park IT SEZ, SEZs of Infosys, Wipro and APIIC, built to suit campuses of several major technology companies.
L &T Infocity
L&T Infocity is the first software technology park layout in HITEC CITY which attracted major technology companies like Microsoft, Oracle, Dell, Motorola, Deloitte, HSBC, GE and Convergys. This is a project initiated by APIIC and L&T ECC. Infocity is spread over 151 acres and has a total builtup area of 5,000,000 square feet. It provides employment to about 45,000 professionals. The layout has multitenant and built to suit facilities, the former providing both plug and play and permanent facilities while the latter provides permanent facilities with capacity to expand. Plots were sold to infrastructure companies to enable faster delivery to several companies. Motorola, Deloitte, Dell, Oracle, Reliance, HPCL, Convergys, HSBC, Electronic Data Processing and Valuelabs have built to suit facilities. The multitenant buildings include Cyber Towers, Cyber Gateway and Cyber Pearl. Cyber Towers still remains as the standard landmark of HITEC CITY.
Cyber Towers is the first phase of HITEC City and was inaugurated in November 1998. Companies include 7Hills Business Solutions, AppLabs, CIGNITI Software Services Pvt Ltd, Keane, Microsoft, Patni Computer Systems, Oracle Corporation, GE Capital and Prithvi Information Solutions , Orbees, Four Soft operate offshore development facilities and call centers in this four-quadrant, 10-story building.
The Cyber Towers building is divided into four quadrants with a large fountain in the middle of the quadrants.
With a total 10 floors, part of the 6th and 7th floors and all of the 8th floor are occupied by Keane.
Four Soft Ltd, can be found on the 3rd, 4th and 5th floor of this building.
Cyber Gateway (HITEC City Phase II)
The Cyber Gateway is Phase II of HITEC City. A giant arch in front of the building stands as a gateway to the rest of HITEC City and hence the name. It comprises over 866,000 ft² (80,500 m²) of office space across 8 acres (32,000 m²) of land with a glass façade, landscaped gardens, and waiting lounge.
The Cyber Gateway is designed for ITES and BPO services with multiple redundancies for connectivity and power. Large offshore processing operations operate out of this building. Dell, Inc., General Electric, Capitol Records, Lanco Global Systems and Microsoft were the first companies to start operations at the Cyber Gateway. They were soon followed by Oracle, Virtusa, Vertex Computer Systems Vertexcs.com and others. Soon the companies grew in size and operations and started to build their own campuses.
As on July 2010,With a total 6 floors and 4 blocks A,B,C,D, part of Block A i.e. 2,3,4,5, flors are occupied by Genpact India.
Transpo Most of the MNCs located here provide cab facilities to its employees, and transport is not a problem. Also the state runs the city bus service, connecting to all the major centres of the city.
Cyber Pearl would have been named Cyber Oasis, but since Hyderabad is associated with Pearls, Pearl was considered more appropriate. The park accommodates over 5000 IT professionals with 5,000,000 square feet (460,000 m2) of office space. Companies located at Cyber Pearl are
Sitel India Ltd
MarketTools Research Pvt Ltd
RSA /Valyd Software
Hyderabad International Convention Center was built by Emaar MGF of India. The company is part owned by Emaar of UAE. The Hyderabad International Convention Center with 4,000 seating capacity is India's largest and the most technologically advanced convention facility. It is an integrated 291,000 square foot (27,000 m²) facility with a 287-room-capacity business hotel, Novotel Hyderabad, covering 15 acres (61,000 m²). This air-conditioned center can be configured to increase seating capacity to about 6,500.
Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Limited (HITEX) is a state-of-the-art venue for international exhibitions, conferences, trade shows, and corporate events in India. It was conceptualized by German architects and inaugurated on January 14, 2003 by Commerce Minister Arun Shourie, and the Trade Fair Office Building by Andhra Pradesh former Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
HITEX is the corporate hub of the HITEC City and is India's most modern exhibition centre. HITEX is located at Madhapur (near HITEC City). The facility is spread over nearly 100 acres (400,000 m²).
GITEX Hyderabad, is the annual IT&C expo organized by the Dubai World Trade Center in association with the Department of IT&C, Government of Andhra Pradesh.
The Shilpakala vedika is a A.P. state-government-owned Auditorium which is located at HITEC City. This 60,000 sq ft (6,000 m2). convention center includes an auditorium which is flexible in design and offers a variety of configuration selections.
In literal terms: "Shilpa" means sculpture, "kala" means art, and "vedika" means platform.
Shilpa Kala Vedika is also known as the Shilparamam.
Mind space Raheja IT ParkThe Mindspace IT Park was envisioned by Raheja Corp, which identified the need for a world-class environment and ecosystem to foster great business ideas. This vision was translated to "Mindspace", a new-age philosophy of working and living, conceived to make corporates feel at home even while they are at work. It includes residential, recreational, entertainment, and retail spaces. The park provides about 4,000,000 square feet of office space.
Spread across 110 acres, this layout also provides about 40% open space with telecommunications and civic infrastructure, wide roads, and greenery. The district witnessed immediate success with over a million square feet built and occupied within just 14 months of starting the project. The park provides both multitenant and built to suit faclities. Companiees such as IBM, Accenture, CSC, Bank of America, and Novartis have built to suit facilities in the park with 10000 professionals working within them. Other companies in multitenant facilities include Qualcomm, Zensar Technologies Ltd, Satyam Computer Services, Oracle, Accenture, Amazon, GE, Patni, Verizon, CFC, Wellsfargo and Tieto. As of 2008 March, 20000 professionals work in the park. The park is a notified SEZ and is set to accommodate about 55000 IT professionals making it the largest of the IT parks in HITEC CITY. The park also has a Westin Hotel and Inorbit Mall which have been opened in the second half of 2009.
The Mindspace IT Park comprises several buildings
Building - 1 - Accenture
Building - 2 - Mahindra Satyam BPO, GE, Patni, winwire, Bank of America (Continuum Solutions)
Building - 3 - IBM
Building - 4 - Computer Sciences Corporation
Building - 5 - Bank of America (Continuum Solutions)
Building - 6 - Novartis
Building - 7 - Computer Sciences Corporation
Building - 8 - Qualcomm
Building - 9 - Verizon, Amazon, Qualcomm, HSBC, Broadcom, Deloitte
Building - 10 -Verizon, Qualcomm, Tieto, Unithink
Building - 14 -United Health Group, Persistent Systems & Solutions Ltd., Facebook, OpenText, Corporation, LGS Global Ltd.,
The V, An Ascendas IT Park
The V (Mariner), HITEC City
The V is spread across 20 acres (81,000 m²) and currently has five multi-tenanted buildings with gross floor area of 1.65 million sq ft (90,000 m²) having close to 100% occupancy.
With over 10 acres (40,000 m²) of open space, it is a green township with environmentally friendly landscaped gardens. Most of the large rock formations have been left untouched, with the buildings designed around the natural landscape. The park is known for its vibrancy. It is the first IT park which is completely operational. It accommodates about 15000 IT professionals.
It boasts highly efficient office space, minimum lighting due to lots of open space, a separate cafeteria building, and fully-equipped training class rooms.
It is about 10 km from the city center and 14 km from the airport, both being within an hour's drive. The nearest local train station is around 3 km from the campus.
Ascendes Front Gate, HITEC City
The V is composed of five buildings.
About 15,000 IT professionals work in the campus that hosts
First American (India) Pvt Ltd
Cognizant Technology Solutions,
JDA Software India Pvt. Ltd.,
Surgical Information Systems,
TNS - A Market research company
West End Capital Management
Icronex - Excellence in E-marketing
Adayana Learning Solutions
Rhythm and Hues Studios, India
Usi-a AT&T unit
RMZ FUTURA is an exclusive independent/built-to-suit facility set amidst HITEC city, adjacent to Cyber Gateway. The state-of-the-art structure comprises four independent blocks spread across the entire site.
The RMZ FUTURA IT Park is composed of four buildings. All four buildings have been occupied.
Google - on fourth floor; other floors constitute Deloitte Block A
Deloitte Block B
Deloitte Block C
Deloitte Block D
Hitec City-2 : A milestone project of L&T Phoenix Infoparks Pvt. Ltd. This is a joint venture between Phoenix Group (India) which is headed by Mr. Suresh Chukkapalli and L&T Ltd. Hitec City-2 is an IT / ITeS Special Economic Zone, and it is being promoted as an extension of Hitec City. The project has received formal approval as an IT / ITeS SEZ from the Ministry of Commerce, Government of India. On an overall builtup area of about 3,000,000 sq ft., Nine State-of-art IT buildings are proposed with a mix of multi-tenanted and customised built to suit options to be developed in a phased manner with world class amenities. The SEZ design allows about 28000 IT professionals to work in a area of 3,000,000 square feet.
It has accommodated MNC's like
UBS (the Indian Operations of which were recently acquired by Cognizant)
CUBIC Transportation Systems INDIA Private Limited
with more scheduled to join
Deloitte & Touche
Other campuses around HITEC city
WIPRO Campus, HITEC City
Oracle Campus, HITEC City
Several companies have opened built to suit facilities in and around HITEC city. Some of these are:
Ananth Technologies (Ananth Info Park)
Computer Maintenance Corporation (CMC) Campus
CyberCity I.T. Campus
E-Park I.T. Campus (Currently leased by TCS)
Franklin Templeton campus
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited. IT Data Centre
Infotech Enterprises Campus
Satyam Cyber Space Campus
Satyam Infocity Campus
Satyam GateWay Campus [My Home Hub - Bldg 1 & 2]
Sierra Atlantic Campus
Soft Sol Campus
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Campus (Deccan Park)
WIPRO Campus (Before Cyber Towers)
WIPRO Campus (Manikonda)
Zensar technologies Ltd
Mahindra Satyam Computer Services is the largest IT employer of Hyderabad. The company has three campuses in Hitec City:
Satyam Cyber Space [Opp Jayaberi]
Satyam InfoCity [Behind Satyam Cyber Space]
Satyam GateWay [Bldg 1 & 2 in My Home Hub]
ValueLabs is an offshore software product development, QA/Testing and KPO Services Company based in Hyderabad, India. The company started its operations in 1997 with a remote execution model and has since been offering services to startup and multi-billion dollar companies across the globe. Astro, MakeMyTrip.com, Maxis, SHPS, Snapfish, SpiceJet, TIBCO, Nielsen Mobile are some of the clients of the company.
The company’s expertise lies in servicing clients in the domains like Internet / mobile / interactive TV applications, internationalization, enterprise solutions and maintenance of legacy systems. The extended team model spun into the requirements of the clients has been successfully followed by the company over the years. ValueLabs has companies incorporated in the US, UK and Malaysia serving the respective geographies. ValueLabs has clients worldwide with about 70% business coming from the US.
Offshore Product Development
Maintenance and Support
Remote Infrastructure Management Services
ValueLabs facility in Hyderabad is being widely acclaimed for its architectural excellence. It is designed by the world renowned Chandavarkar and Thacker Architects Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, popularly known as CnT. Arjun Rao, CEO of ValueLabs always believed in providing the right ambience for his employees, the result of which is the most appropriate fit between the arrangement of the office space for business and the space for developing a culture of camaraderie among its associates. ValueLabs’ facility is built on a 2-acre (8,100 m2) land located in the HITEC city of Hyderabad having neighbors like Oracle, Dell, Google and Deloitte. The facility has 175,000 square feet (16,300 m2) of space that houses around 1500 people with a fifth of the space allocated purely for employee welfare (Gym, dorm, cafeteria, yoga / meditation rooms, sauna, etc.). An integrated approach is followed by ValueLabs that helps it in meeting its business requirements and at the same time benefitting its associates.
The Microsoft Hyderabad development center campus is spread over an area of 54 acres (171,000 m²) and is the corporation's biggest facility outside the U.S. and the first one in India.
The campus houses employees across its three units
• The India Development Center (IDC),
• The Global Delivery Center India (GDCI) and
• The Sales and Marketing organization.
Apart from development labs, the campus also features a sports facility as a recreational area for employees.
Microsoft India Development Center (IDC) commenced its operations in 1998 and is recognized today as a strategic center for developing products critical to Microsoft. Since its inception, the IDC has released several Microsoft products including Services for Unix (A key product in Microsoft's Unix Migration strategy), Visual J#.NET (A Java language development environment) for the .NET platform and MSN connector. Currently, the Windows Group in the IDC is developing technologies for Windows R2 Server and Longhorn client and server. The Developer Division Group is working on the next version of Visual Studio and Visual Studio Team System.
Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft Corporation, with Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh participated in the official inauguration ceremony of Microsoft's Hyderabad Campus on November 15, 2004:
“ Our India Development Center plays an important role in contributing to innovation at Microsoft. The inauguration of our new campus in Hyderabad underscores our commitment to deepening our relationship with India and partnering with Indian governments and developer communities to create new opportunities for customers and for our industry. — Steve Ballmer ”
The Microsoft Global Delivery Center India (GDCI) started operations in 2002 and is the delivery center for developing mission critical applications that support Microsoft businesses worldwide and manage Microsoft's world wide IT infrastructure. The GDCI's service delivery involves managing Microsoft's World Wide IT infrastructure which consists of over 7000 servers and 300,000 client devices spread across 400 locations world wide and being used by 89,000 end users.
The GDCI focuses on developing applications using pre-ready-to-manufacture Microsoft products and technologies like: VB.NET,ASP.NET, SQL Server, Yukon, XML web services, SOAP and BizTalk Server with continuous process improvements using six sigma and TSP/PSP.
The Deccan park is the largest global development centre of the Tata Consultancy Services. The facility was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta. The Deccan Park has been set up with an estimated investment of 15 billion INR with recreation and sporting facilities, which houses more than 2,200 professionals. The centre has been set up in 11 acres (45,000 m²) of land, with a built-up area around 320,000 ft² (30,000 m²) on 9 floors. The centre works in domain areas such as telecommunications, e-governance, biological sciences, ports, and shipping and also deploy technologies including .Net, opensource billing and bioinformatics.
iLabs Hyderabad Technology Center Private Limited operates in the real estate sector by providing commercial leasing services to out-sourcing companies. iLabs Hyderabad Technology Center Private Limited (IHTC) headed by Mr.Srini Raju is based in Hyderabad, India. Companies like Intelligroup & GE Money work out of Ilabs Centre. iLabs Centre is exactly opposite to the Inorbit Mall, which happens to be the largest mall in South India.
located at Cyber Perl, HITEC City, Hyderabad
Facebook, Hyderbad, World's Fourth Facebook Office in the pearl city of India. Facebook has decided to make Hyderabad its first address in Asia, with plans to set up a centre in the city to support its growing number of users, advertisers and developers in India and across the globe.
Facebook, which at last count had more than 750 million active users globally including over 23 million in India, announced on Monday that its Hyderabad centre would house online advertising and developer support teams and provide round-the-clock, multi-lingual support to the social networking sites users and advertisers globally. With this, Facebook joins other giants like Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Dell, IBM and Computer Associaties that have already set up shop.
Though Facebook did not specify its India investment or hiring figures, it said recruitments had already begun for a director of operations and other key positions at Hyderabad, which would supplement its operations in California, Dublin in Ireland as well as at Austin in Texas.
YASH Technologies Inc.is an American corporation headquartered in East Moline, Illinois. YASH Technologies offers end-to-end business and technology solutions. As a strategic partner YASH manages entire business lifecycle initiatives, as well as drives the strategic IT road-map for an organization