The political and economic issues between China and Japan could well augur well for the IT industry in India.
Hitachi Solutions, which opened a development centre in Hyderabad, has said that it is easier to have sustainable growth in India, which is among the countries like Vietnam, Myanmar and the Philippines it is looking for expansion and growth. He found China a difficult place.
Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, Masakazu Kuji, President of Hitachi Solutions America and Executive Officer Hitachi Solutions, said that the two countries (Japan and China) had some issues in political and economic spheres.
The Global Development Centre will cater to the company’s US and UK clients in the area of Microsoft Dynamics that offers financial, supply chain and human capital management solutions. The Hyderabad and Chennai development centres together have 300 seats. They presently employed 200. The number could grow to 500 by 2015.
Hitachi Solutions contributes 20-25 per cent of Hitachi’s IT business of $19 billion.
Telangana factor The company said the local political issues (referring to the Telangana tussle) did not come in the way as it searched for a location for the centre.
Hitachi Solutions India President and Chief Executive Officer Ananth Subramanian said the empirical evidence showed that the place was still ideal for operations. “We had faced no problems in getting Government permissions. And you find skilled human resources here,” he said.