Xilinx Opens Expanded R&D facility

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Chip-designer Xilinx Inc has inaugurated its expanded facility here.

"The facility, Xilinx's largest research and development centre outside the US, would continue to support all programmable technologies and devices,'' Mr Moshe Gavrielov, President and Chief Executive Officer, Xilinx Inc, told newspersons here on Tuesday.

The US-based company's advanced solutions including 28 nanometre next-generation technology were associated with India development centre.

"We have grown here from 60 professionals four years ago to 400 now. The investments here will be continued," he said.

All these employees in Hyderabad report to Xilinx's programmable platforms development and worldwide technical support groups.

Mr Neeraj Varma, Director Sales – India, Xilinx, said India became a crucial market for his company.

Segments such as telecom and Defence would drive growth in Indian businesses, he added.

Citing industry estimates, Mr Varma said the addressable semi-conductor market in India was estimated at $3.2 billion.


The Hindu Business Line, March 20, 2012