Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
One of the best known IT companies in the world, Dell formally announced its association with IIT Madras for the purpose of research and development in the field of Next-gen infrastructure and cloud technologies.
Dell's major aim behind this collaboration is to grasp the available resources at its Chennai based talent ecosystem and networking centre. The outcomes of this collaboration are expected to be of great assistance in the field of Healthcare and Telecom. The agreement also includes sponsoring and funding of various research based projects that fall in line with the objectives of Dell Research. For IIT-M, this collaboration gives an opportunity to the students to intern with Dell and gain industry experience while working on a number of prevailing challenges in technology.
Making a formal announcement about the collaboration, Dell's Head of Research and Chief Research Officer, Dr Jai Menon remarked "Dell's heritage is all about listening to customers and using that insight to create innovative technology solutions that help them succeed. While innovation has always been at the core of Dell, we now want to focus on disruptive, futuristic technologies. We strongly believe that industry-academia partnerships are key to fostering advancements in technology. We are confident that our partnership with IIT-M will bring unique approaches and compelling innovations for the future."
'Executive Director & GM "“ Datacenter PD/PI Global Engineering & Chennai R&D', Sreedhara Narayanaswamy stated that "This partnership is very significant for Dell Networking center at Chennai to collaborate with IIT Madras. It allows bi-directional collaboration and research activities in which both the Chennai R&D team as well as the faculty and students of IIT-M realize long-term benefits."
The Dean of 'International & Alumni Relations at the IIT-M, Prof R. Nagrajan said that "We are constantly looking for ways in which industry can partner with us to enhance our research eco-system, and make our campus the top choice for faculty, research scholars and companies. In this context, we are delighted to join hands with Dell, an innovator within the technology industry for over 30 years. Our partnership will provide young minds with a tremendous opportunity to contribute towards cutting-edge research in the field of next-generation technologies and solutions."
About Dell Research
Launched in 2013, Dell Research is aimed at coming up with long range, futuristic pan Dell research which can shape their future strategy. Dell Research comes up with state of the art solutions in line with Dell's technical solutions.
Known to deliver what the customers demand, Dell is well placed to offer innovative technology at the doorsteps of every customer.
About IIT Madras
One of the most well known technical higher education institutes in the country, IIT M boasts of an enviable faculty, outstanding student base and an excellent support staff. The institute is equipped with 550 faculty members, over 8000 students and 1250 admin staff. The campus is spread over 250 of beautifully maintained land.
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