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BMC Software to hire 250 more; invest $3 million

November 04, 2003 13:22 IST

American software products major BMC Software Company on Tuesday has announced plans to double its strength in India to 500 professionals and invest $3 million, besides doing business process outsourcing from its Indian operations this fiscal.

"We are aiming to break into 500 professionals in the next two quarters. It can grow further depending on the success here. We are also exploring BPO opportunities from India," BMC Software president and chief executive officer Robert E Beauchamp said.

He was delivering the keynote address on 'India as a product destination' at the Product and Embedded Software Summit 2003, organised by Nasscom at Bangalore IT.Com event.

Beauchamp said the company was in discussion with several leading IT service providers in the country to explore further the domestic market for its products.

"We are looking at investing over $3 million in this financial year to increase offshore research and development activities. We hope to achieve our target of an annual business turnover of $15 million from the country by the end of this financial year," he said.

The $1.3 billion BMC, which set up operations at Pune in 2001, has so far invested $1.8 million in India.

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