Yet another company making India its outsourcing hub for Managed Services in Telecom this time. Nokia is moving its managed services work to India.
Global telecommunications giant Nokia on Monday announced shifting the hub of its global telecom network management services business to India from its home base in Finland.
"The managed services will be led globally from India from July this year. Asish Chowdhary, currently the head of networks in India, will transition as new global head of managed services from India by the end of this year," Rajeev Suri, Senior Vice Pesident, Asia Pacific (Networks) at Nokia said.
Going forward India will play a pivotal role in Nokias Managed Services Success, not only as a large target market but also from delivery and direction perspective," he said.
The current vice president for Managed Services at the company, Henrik Sund, who established the service line, is quitting the company.
The managed services division of Nokia runs the telecom networks of service providers as part of the outsourcing agreement.
Nokia said the move underscores its commitment to tap global services market growth as well as India’s outstanding outsourcing and innovation ecosystem, Suri said.
The company also announced that its first Global Network Solutions Centre in Chennai has begun operations in May and will serve as hub for other Nokia operations centres all over the world.
"The solutions centre will sit over other Network Operations Centre that Nokia has all around the world. It will first offer services in India and then gradually to customers in Asia Pacific and other parts of the world," Suri said.
The Network Operations Centre (NOC) runs the telecom networks of service providers from remote locations. Nokia had also set up a NOC in Chennai.
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