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HP Launches Centre of Excellence in India to Support the Digital India Dream

HP Inc. today unveiled its first Centre of Excellence (CoE) in India, a facility dedicated to demonstrating innovative solutions developed locally that have the potential to digitally transform the country. In alignment with the Government’s Digital India initiative, HP has built the facility to offer solutions that solve real life problems with technological innovations.

Helmed by the company’s Digital India Business Unit, the 4,000 square-feet facility aims to showcase multiple solutions for sectors such as Education, Healthcare, BFSI, and Manufacturing. Developed in collaboration with over 25 system integrators that include top IT software companies, the CoE will be used as a platform to exhibit solutions relevant to Government and businesses.

The Center of Excellence was inaugurated by Mr. P.P. Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. “HP Inc.’s Center of Excellence is a perfect showcase of the Government of India’s Digital India vision. It will allow government and non-government stakeholders to have a practical understanding of the solutions making it easier for decision makers to take a step forward towards comprehensive digitization of the nation,” said Chaudhary.

Commenting on the launch, Richard Bailey, President, HP Asia Pacific & Japan, said “As we work to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere, we recognize that India is at the threshold of a huge digital transformation. HP is committed to providing innovative technologies to empower people across all segments of society, and we are proud to partner with the Indian Government to bridge the digital divide. With this Centre of Excellence, we will demonstrate solutions that enable and improve security, mobility, healthcare and education.”

With its expansive partner network, HP has a proven record of delivering national projects for Indian railways, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and digitization projects for Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) and several state governments.

“HP India over the years has delivered transformational technology solutions to help make the Digital India vision a reality,” said Rajiv Srivastava, Managing Director, HP Inc. India. Our Centre of Excellence aims to demonstrate solutions built on our best-in-class technology to address the growing digitization needs of the government and enterprises alike,” he added.

The CoE showcases futuristic technologies in security and surveillance through command & control center, mobility & healthcare with digital ICT labs, e-health centers and telemedicine and education with Digital classrooms.

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