Peeyush Ranjan, Head of engineering, Google India and spokeperson for the Google, was explaining more positive things about Google and business in Hyderabad and Bangalore. From his media presser, some highlights below.
•Google’s largest enterprise engineering team in the world is in India.
•HYD: all enterprise engineers, a good handful on Google Search Appliance and the rest on Google Apps. Recruiting for both teams.
•BLR: Enterprise Apps with a small project in Consumer Apps. Other projects in BLR include Search, News, Maps, and Language Technologies.
•Total number of Engineering in India: “about 300”
•Google’s target audience is SMBs, but Google has also seen success in large organizations. There are already 100,000 businesses using Google Apps in India.
•Google’s latest partnership in India is with Tata Communications to provide web-based business connectivity services to companies in India. Accordingly, some of the business tools include email, instant messaging, calendar functionality, video and office presentations over the Internet using the Google Apps software suite.
•3 million users of Google apps across the world of which 100k businesses using our apps
•100k businesses using Google apps in India