"Linux operating system software developer Red Hat
will locate most of its software development and support operations
to India, excluding its US facilities, the company said.
Red Hat is planning to set up a development and support center
in the country by mid-2002 to relocate and consolidate some of its
current operations in Philippines, the U.K., Australia and
Javed Tapia, director of Red Hat India, said the company would
like to set up a global support center in India because of the low
cost of doing business and the pool of available of technical
skills in the country."