Dell may slash 1,000 jobs in India

Computing major Dell may eliminate around 1,000 jobs India.

They will lose their jobs in the next six months.

Times of India reported that Dell is planning to shut down its international services operations in Mohali which employs about 1,300 people.

Dell is planning a significant rightsizing exercise for its international services business in India.

Dell spokesperson did not confirm the move.

Dell net income dropped 72 percent to $204 million in second quarter of fiscal 2014.


It posted $14.5 billion revenue — flat from the previous year. The Quest acquisition has assisted Dell to show flat revenue growth.

Dell CFO Brian Gladden recently said: “In a challenging environment, we remain committed to our strategy and our customers, and we’re encouraged by increasing customer interest in our end-to-end solutions offerings and continued growth in our Enterprise Solutions, Services and Software businesses.”

Times of India report says the Mohali centre for international services was launched in 2005 and provides services like consumer tech support and customer care for United States. Dell International Services is the support and services division of Dell and has operations in regions like India, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Philippines.

Adil Katrak, an executive director at Dell and Vikhyat Singh, director (training) at Dell International Services, may leave the company soon.

Dell International Services employs about 10,000 people in India, and has offices in Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mohali.

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