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Hitachi Solutions India Opens Third Development Centre in India

Expansion in Chennai reiterates strategic commitment to global service excellence and delivery of Microsoft Dynamics based business solutions from India

May 21, 2015 – Irvine, California  – Hitachi Solutions India, Pvt. Ltd. a subsidiary of Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd., a leading provider of global industry solutions and services based on Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM, today announced the opening of its third global development centre in Chennai, India. This center will enhance support for Hitachi Solutions’ global implementation efforts and global managed services offerings.

“We are excited to respond to the growing global delivery needs for Microsoft Dynamics with the opening of this additional state of the art centre in India,” said Mike Gillis, President and Global Chief Operating Officer, Hitachi Solutions America.  The India Delivery centres have incubated excellent capability since start and this expansion will supplement the growing needs of our marquee customers in US, UK, APAC and Canada.”

Keiho Akiyama, Chief Executive Officer of Hitachi Solutions America mentioned, “The India strategy has become integral for Hitachi Solutions Group and this expansion will supplement Hitachi Solutions’ global expansion needs, which include Japan in the future. Delivery capacity is needed for our large scale growth in next few years and will require dedicated investment in capability. We continue to see India as one of the best destinations for expansion.”

Ananth Subramanian, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Hitachi Solutions India mentioned that the new India development centre in Chennai will cater to the development and 24 hours a day, seven days a week support needs for Hitachi Solutions’ customers across America, Europe, Canada and Asia Pacific. Employees at the new centre will focus on key Microsoft technologies, including Microsoft Dynamics AX, Dynamics CRM, and related SharePoint and SQL Server Business Intelligence. The centre will also be the new hub for an already successful academic program targeting students at the engineering colleges and business school surrounded Chennai, which offers them the opportunity to develop skills in Microsoft Dynamics.

About Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions America, Ltd. helps its customers to successfully compete with the largest global enterprises using powerful, easy-to-use, and affordable industry solutions built on Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM enhanced with world class Business Analytics, and Portals and Collaboration. Recognized as the Microsoft 2014 CRM Global Partner of the Year and the 2014 Dynamics Global Outstanding Reseller of the Year, Hitachi Solutions America provides global capabilities with regional offices in United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, Japan, China, and South East Asia. For more information, call 949.242.1300 or visit: http://us.hitachi-solutions.com.

About Hitachi Solutions, Ltd.

Hitachi Solutions, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a core member of Information & Telecommunication Systems Company of Hitachi Group and a recognized leader in delivering proven business and IT strategies and solutions to companies across many industries. The company provides value-driven services throughout the IT life cycle from systems planning to systems integration, operation and maintenance. Hitachi Solutions delivers products and services of superior value to customers worldwide through key subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, China and India. The flagship company in the Hitachi Group’s information and communication system solutions business, Hitachi Solutions also offers solutions for social innovation such as smart cities. For more information on Hitachi Solutions, please visit: http://www.hitachi-solutions.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 326,000 employees worldwide. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2013 (ended March 31, 2014) totaled 9,616 billion yen ($93.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, power systems, construction machinery, high functional material & components, automotive systems and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at http://www.hitachi.com.