Hitachi_logo3INDIA, November 14, 2016 – Hitachi Data Systems (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd (TSE:6501) has been recognized for the second consecutive year as one of India’s Best Companies to Work for in IT & ITeS, 2016 per a study conducted by Great Place to Work® 2016. Last year, Hitachi Data Systems was ranked amongst the top 50 in the category of best IT-BPM companies to work for in India and amongst the top 5 small organisations in IT-BPM 2015.

India’s Best Companies to Work for 2016 study was conducted amongst 800 companies with over 1, 55, 119 employees in this year’s assessment. Under the category India’s Best Companies to Work for in IT and ITeS 2016, the study was conducted amongst 145 IT and ITeS companies.

We are excited to receive this recognition yet again as one of India’s Best Companies to work for. It is our employees who vote and we are happy to know they have once again bestowed their trust, pride and respect in Hitachi Data Systems. Our work and culture tenets focus on empowering people to create a positive impact on society and business. I would like to thank our customers, partners and employees for helping us drive this strong ethos of Hitachi.” said Vivekanand Venugopal, Vice President and General Manager, Hitachi Data Systems, India.

Today, most businesses deeply understand that business performance is closely interconnected with an organization’s philosophy. Hitachi Data Systems has consistently worked towards creating the right workplace environment and culture, thereby reinforcing their core values. This recognition is a testament to Hitachi Data Systems’ commitment towards harnessing innovation and ethics to deliver value-driven business outcomes,” added Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, Great Place To Work® India.


Great Place To Work conducts the largest survey of workplace cultures in corporate India and is currently in its 13th year of assessment. This year organisations were assessed based on two dimensions: unique employee-centric framework that measures the level of trust, pride and camaraderie amongst employees, and the people practices, philosophy and values of an organisation. The methodology and research was done using the Great Place To Work® Institute’s unique metrics and assessment frameworks.


About Great Place To Work® Survey:

The Great Place To Work® Institute’s research methodology is recognized as rigorous and objective and considered to be the gold standard for defining great workplaces across business, academia and government organisations. The findings are published annually in prestigious media channels across the globe, such as Fortune, Handesblatt, The Economic Times and Le Figaro Economie. They are the definitive employer-of-choice and workplace quality recognition any company can receive. The reports and feedback that participating organizations can get are intended to provide practical knowledge and tools to help them truly transform their workplace and achieve business objectives by being great workplaces.


About Hitachi Data Systems

Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help global organizations open new revenue streams, increase efficiencies, improve customer experience and ensure rapid time to market in the digital age. Only Hitachi Data Systems powers the digital enterprise by integrating the best information technology and operational technology from across the Hitachi family of companies. We combine this experience with Hitachi expertise in the internet of things to deliver the exceptional insights business and society need to transform and thrive. Visit us at

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2015 (ended March 31, 2016) totaled 10,034.3 billion yen ($88.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in the Social Innovation Business, and it has approximately 335,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company’s website at