At the inauguration of EMC's new facility Yeddyurappa, chief minister of Karnataka, said, "EMC's investment is testimony to the self sustaining ecosystem India has built and the opportunity it offers businesses to effectively compete in the global economy. The Government of Karnataka has a proactive policy of facilitating investments in the state and aiding the growth of Karnataka as the IT capital of India. We congratulate EMC on this momentous occasion and assure our support to its growth plans."
And an EMC press release highlighted the expanded scale of the Indian R&D operation:
Today also marks the inauguration of EMC's new state-of-the-art LEED® Gold green certified facility that joins together research and development (R&D) and EMC Global Services organizations from four separate locations across two cities into one campus to form a centralized Centre of Excellence (COE) in India. This represents one of EMC's largest R&D centers outside the United States.