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Satyam takes over Motorola's software center in Malaysia

Posted: 12 Nov 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

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Satyam, India-based information technology services provider, has acquired Motorola's software development center in Cyberjaya, Malaysia.

The center is part of Motorola's home and networks mobility business and focuses on network management system development. "This strategic acquisition will integrate and strengthen Satyam's product engineering services to network equipment providers and operators in the areas of element management, mobile solutions and access networks" said Nishith Mathur, head of Satyam's technology infrastructure business unit.

"This is a unique effort that will continue to drive Motorola's strategy in Malaysia, will strengthen our competitive position, and improve cost structure and operational efficiencies," said Sudhakar Ramakrishna, Motorola corporate VP, software operations and WiMAX and LTE engineering, home and networks mobility.

When the deal is closed it is subject to regulatory and other customary conditions, but should be completed by Dec. 31. Motorola will contract directly with Satyam for development services of its market-leading network management software.

"This partnership reinforces the promise of the Cyberjaya Multimedia Super Corridorto attract new and dynamic research and development ecosystems," said Virender Aggarwal, head of Satyam's rest of the world region. "In fact, Satyam is developing a 15-acre campus in the Super Corridor, which will create both operational efficiencies for related development projects and career opportunities for our new employees and many other people in area."

Motorola employees who join Satyam will immediately have access to Satyam's training programs and they will gain career development opportunities.

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