IBM (International Business Machines) is the only company in the world that offers end-to-end solutions to the customers from hardware to software, services and consulting. IBM has the e-business capabilities, products, services and partner network to help large and small enterprises plan, build and implement the e-business infrastructure. Linux support has further enhanced IBM's e-business infrastructure enabler capability. The company also offers finance and leasing facilities to customers.

IBM has been present in India since 1992. Since inception, IBM in India has expanded its operations considerably with regional headquarters in Bangalore and offices in multiple cities including regional offices in New Delhi , Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. Today, the company has established itself as one of the leaders in the Indian IT industry. IBM has 12 research laboratories worldwide and, as of 2012, holds the record for most number of patents generated by any company for 19 consecutive years


  • IBM's mission has always been to help customers make the most of opportunities for growth through technology. IBM’s business goals ensure that they are focused on the needs of the customer. They deliver growth and wealth to the global corporation, work together in teams, both locally and globally, to deliver faster and better solutions than their competitors. IBM’s priority is supporting the community. Education, youth schemes, job training, the arts, conserving the environment, and projects to empower people with disabilities through the use of technology are all beneficiaries of IBM's community and sponsorship programs.


  • The marketplace is the driving force behind everything we do.

  • At our core, we are a technology company with an overriding commitment to quality.

  • Our primary measures of success are customer satisfaction and shareholder value.

  • We operate as an entrepreneurial organization with minimum bureaucracy and a never-ending focus on productivity.

  • We never lose sight of our strategic vision.

  • We think and act with a sense of urgency.

  • Outstanding , dedicated people make it all happen, particularly when they work together as a team.

  • We are sensitive to the needs of all employees and the communities in which we operate.


  • IBM has offices in 211 nations across 6 continents offering a range of products and services. IBM India has its regional headquarters in Bangalore and offices in multiple cities including regional offices in New Delhi , Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai.

Leadership Team

  • Chairman, President & CEO: Ginni Rometty

  • Managing director, IBM India Pvt Ltd : Shanker Annaswamy

No. of employees

  • 4,33,362 worldwide (including approx 1,50,000 people in India, year 2012)

Key milestones

  • 2012 : Bought Texas Memory Systems & Kenexa.

  • 2011 : Launched an artifical intelligence program named Watson, which was exhibited on a popular American Quiz Show named “Jeopardy”. “Watson” won against game show champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.

  • 2009:

    1. IBM — ISB co laboratory in Hyderabad launched

    2. GBS GD launches Center of Competencies (CoC's) for Banking and Telecom industries

    3. IBM Daksh acquires RedPill Solutions to expand it's capability in analytics

    4. IBM in association with various universities sets up 50 CoE's across India

    5. Corporate Service Corp (CSC) program rolled out in the cities of Ahmedabad and Mumbai

    6. Launched Lotus Development lab in Pune

  • 2008:

    1. IBM opens a Work Area Recovery Center in Navi (New) Mumbai

    2. Two new Global Delivery centers launched in Noida and Pune

    3. Launched the SOA Leadership Center in Bangalore - first such center in Asia Pacific

    4. Launched Cloud Computing Center in Bangalore - one among four announced globally

    5. Launched Dynamic Infrastructure lab in Pune

  • 2007 : IBM engages in additional telecom transformation work with Idea and Vodafone. Bharti Airtel provides additional engagement worth USD 150 million.

  • 2006 : First financial analyst meeting outside the US; commitment by Chairman of

    1. IBM of USD 6 billion to India over three years

    2. Global Business Solutions Center (GBSC) launches a foundry for developing replicable assets

    3. Global Business Services (GBS) launches Consulting Services Practice

    4. GBS becomes the largest SAP practice in India, more than 700 SAP clients served.

  • 2005 : IBM India acquires Network Solutions Ltd.

  • 2004:

    1. IBM acquires Daksh eServices

    2. IBM wins the landmark Bharti Airtel telecom transformation deal

  • 2003:

    1. IBM India Research Labs launches a "Technology Center" to showcase business applicability of cutting edge technologies to organizations in India and ASEAN.

    2. IBM Corporation announced the establishment of a new center in Bangalore, India to provide technology design services for advanced chips, cards and systems to companies in India and across Asia.

    3. IBM India launches 'India Smart Centre', a virtual toll-free service centre providing cutting edge services and support to the small and medium businesses in metros and small towns.

  • 2001:

    1. India Software Development Labs established in Pune and Bangalore . The state-of-the-art facility is playing an important role in IBM’s Linux Strategy, working closely with the worldwide Linux Technology Centre.

    2. IGSI Exports Services has been successfully assessed at People Capability Maturity Level 5 (version 2.0) by SEI.

  • 2000 :

    1. Global e-business software center set up in Gurgaon.

    2. IBM Global Financing launched in India .

  • 1999 : IBM India Limited formally launched - after government approves Tata's divestment plan. :- IBM India launches PC manufacturing in Pondicherry IBM Global Services India achieves CMM Level 5 rating.

  • 1998 : IBM School of Enterprise Wide Computing launched at Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), to offer short-term courses to the public and credit courses on enterprise-wide computing to graduate and undergraduate students. :- IBM India Research Laboratory established in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi

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  • 1997: TISL Becomes Tata IBM Ltd,IBM Global Services launched - offering a range of IT services from IBM including networking services, outsourcing, education, system integration, consulting, software development and hardware design. Solution Partnership Center is set up in Bangalore to help Indian ISVs port application onto proven IBM hardware platforms

  • 1995: Accredited ISO 9001 (re certified to ISO9001:2000 in 2001).

  • 1992: IBM enters Indian market through a joint venture with the Tata Group. The JV company is christened Tata Information Systems Limited (TISL).

  • 1951: IBM establishes hardware manufacturing unit in India

Financial Summary

  • Revenues - $106.91 billion(2011) worldwide

  • Net Income: $15.85 billion (2011) global


  • Business and IT services Business consulting services Infrastructure services On demand services Financing Training


  • IBM today, has a comprehensive array of over 40,000
    products that meet just about any computing requirement

  • Personal Computing : Desktops, Notebooks

  • Workstations

  • Monitors

  • Software : Visual Age, Web Sphere

  • DB2 : Warranty & maintenance

  • Servers : Intel processor-based

  • Unix servers : Enterprise Servers

  • Storage Products


  • IBM is always on the lookout for new outstanding members to join the team. The website provides you with information on what it is like to work for IBM, as well as what positions are currently to be filled. Mentoring is seen as a very important part of supporting new employees' integration into the business. Every new employee is allocated a "buddy mentor" in the first month to help him settle in.

  • IBM will encourage your personal development, assist you to become more effective in your job and to increase your potential for development in IBM. To this end IBM offers a range of assistance to employees wishing to undertake further education or study. This assistance can include financial assistance and time off for study and examinations.

  • IBM offers a range of opportunities for managers or those aspiring to leadership positions. IBM has an Executive Development Centre. They have a number of programs available including, Basic Blue for the newly appointed manager and Managing@IBM for experienced managers.

  • IBM encourages you to be proactive in managing your career. Here you work with your manager to develop an Individual Development Plan (IDP) designed to help you realize your career goals. The first part of this plan is where you will assess your current skills against the businesses critical skills. Your manager will then work with you to identify where there are opportunities to further develop your skills. To assist you in the management of your career, IBM has developed a number of career plans, for guidance on recommended skills development or road maps associated with specific professions.

Life at IBM

  • There's lots of talk about how critical it is to strike a balance but no one tells you how it's done. When you're not working, ask yourself, where would you like to be? It's important to figure these things out because when you walk through the door at IBM you are going to be presented with educational reimbursement plans, flexible work schedules, global opportunities, activities, clubs, child care options and more - to help you learn, play and work the way you want. IBM underpins its Work/Life balance vision by providing principles, policies and programs to support employees. Everybody has commitments in their lives, and being able to balance these commitments to fit in with your working life can sometimes be difficult. IBM offers many policies to help you overcome these challenges. IBM offers flexible work arrangements where possible depending on the needs of the business and the nature of your role. Please note that flexible leave options and flexible work arrangements are subject to management approval and business need.

Corporate Recognition

  • 2011/2012

    #1 company for leaders (Fortune)

    #1 green company worldwide (Newsweek).

    #2 best global brand (Interbrand)

    #2 most respected company (Barron's)

    #2 largest US firm in terms of the number of employees (ranked by Fortune).

    #4 largest in terms of market capitalization (Fortune)

    #9 most profitable (Fortune)

    #19 largest firm in terms of revenue. (Fortune)

    #18 most innovative company (Fast company)

Other information

  • ON DEMAND BUSINESS You just need the right partner.

  • On Demand Business is a journey, not a product. And the journey is different every time. But it always begins with four easily identifiable milestones that let you know you're moving forward. Here's how we can help you transform your business:

  • Find order in complexity. Your processes are broken down into their component parts, patterns and dependencies that don't show up on org charts. Looking at these small pictures, a more informative bigger picture is developed.

  • Zero in on the best place to start. Your company's area of advantage is discovered. With your understanding of your business and IBM’s experience in your industry, your greatest strengths are matched with the best financial opportunities

  • Turn theory into practice. It's not just about knowledge. It's about experience. Solutions are created that truly simplify your business. They've seen what works and what doesn't. And they know how to get results.

  • Move one step at a time. There is no need to take wild leaps. Your business transformation is handled in manageable steps. This is not because it's less disruptive, but because improvements in one area have ripple effects across an entire organization

Contact address

  • IBM Global Services India Pvt Ltd. Corporate Communications III Floor, Subramanya Arcade No 12, Bannerghatta Main Road Bangalore - 560 029, India