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IBM India Launches Second Automation Innovation Centre In Pune

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Software giant IBM on Tuesday announced the inauguration of its second Automation Innovation Centre (AIC) in India at its facility located in Pune. It will provide the clients access to IBM’s experimental demonstrations, rapid prototyping, and the co-creation of automation solutions through Design Thinking. This is IBM India’s only second such Automation Innovation Centre( AIC) , the first being located in Bangalore.

The Vice President of IBM Global Businesses Services India, Amitava Sharma believes that the

strategic investment will play a critical role of a catalyst to help their clients define and develop optimized intelligent workflows that will seamlessly run on multi-cloud environment. Moreover, the clients will also have access to IBM’s market leading solutions and expertise in automation, from scalable RPA delivery to AI/ML based industrial solutions operated on hybrid cloud infrastructure. It will also enable other companies to leverage IBM’s ecosystem partnerships with the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vendors in the market like Blue Prism, UiPath, Automation Anywhere and Softomotive to get priority access to the latest solutions and obtain maximum return on investments.

The Automation Innovation centre will be showcasing industry vertical solutions across several sectors that include banking, insurance, retail, CPG and healthcare among many others. The company said in an official statement that the Automation Centre will allow the clients to experience IBM Cloud Pak for Automation, available at Red Hat OpenShift – an open shift container platform that helps design, build and run automation applications and services on any Cloud using pre-integrated Cloud technologies and Low Code tools.

Over the last couple of years, the AIC located in Bangalore has hosted hundreds of global client leaders from markets across major industries engaging them through industry specific automation conversations and its unique solution demonstrations. The two Automation Innovation Centres only demonstrates IBM’s commitment towards investments in India, particularly in the area of automation.

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