IBM India Pvt Ltd ,C-DAC Supercomputers and Extentia, Pune

Monday, December 12, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

 1.  IBM India Pvt Ltd.

Industrial visit was carried out at IBM India Pvt Ltd ,Pune during 13th December,2016 especially for semester-3 student. The main objective behind the visit was to make student aware about how IT industries work and various activities related to software development are carried out in company and which kind of skills are required to get placed. We 2 faculties   along with 57students left for visit  at 5 a.m on 12/12/2016 from Ahmedabad and reached pune, Maharastra at night. After refreshment we reached at IBM  at 9.00 am on 13/12/2016.

IBM India Pvt Ltd  is located in Raajiv Gandhi InfoTech park, Hinjewadi in Pune. As soon as we reached company premise we were guided by Ms.ShitalSoni  to  get entry and Visitor IDs. The guest lecture was given by  Mr.Vijendra Kucheriya about  how company was established and how Pune center works. It was great to know that how IBM works.

As a giant IT company, IBM is active in more than 100 countries, associated with thousands of customers and suppliers. Students had asked number of questions during the session and Mr.Virendra is leading the Test Team for Storage mutipathing driver. He also explained the Windows and AIX drivers effectively.

Another lecture was given on IBM Watson by Preeti Patil,  an IBM employee working there. Student understood the Watson working and its requirement in current era. It was very interactive session.

All students were divided in four groups of 15 students and were headed by one manager of company who helped them to understand how production is carried out in company and how company

After lecture, we moved to data center. All students were divided in 4 groups of 15 students and were headed by one employee of company who helped them to understand how data center works. It was wonderful to see. After it we have seen office area of all employees.

At last, students had given feedback about the visit of IBM.It was wonderful experience with a MNC company. Student learnt lot from IBM visit. Around 4 hours were spent in IBM premises. During the visit Ms.SheetalSoni has supported a lot and we all are thankful of her.

2.Extentia Information Technology Pvt. Ltd.

This company is located at Extentia tower, Road 12A, Kalyani Nagar, Pune, Maharastra .We reached at company at 4.00p.mon 13/12/16.Extentiaan Indo-German company ,is a global technology and services firm that helps clients transform and realize their digital strategies. With a focus on enterprise mobility, cloud computing, and user experiences.We got warm welcome in company and were guided by Mr.Vajesh Rathor,a senior head  who  scheduled the  visit. 

Firstly, snacks were offered to us, followed TECHQUARIUM – Extentia’s platform for new technology devices. These are regularly scheduled in-company and external sessions where these gadgets are showcased, and audiences experiment with them.. The “Oculus Rift” made a debut, sweeping the audience off its feet with virtual reality experiences. From movie trailers to adventures in different worlds the device delivered thrills in equal measure. “Alexa”, the smart personal voice assistant created by Amazon, amazed the children with her length and breadth of knowledge. 

 Among other features, users could lift and drop things in cyberspace. Tile, a Bluetooth tracker, proved that nothing can be truly lost, it is only a matter of knowing where and how to track it. Neurosky mapped the brainwaves of volunteers allowing them to play interactive games using their ability to relax and concentrate. 

The hands-on demonstrations literally allowed a very engaged audience to experience the future of technology today.Techquarium’s intent are to promote innovation and workable ideas for these devices. Students along with faculties enjoyed a lot during 2 hour visit. Mr.Vajesh supported a lot for smooth running of all activities.

 3.C-DAC Supercomputers

   This company is located at Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, GaneshkhindRoad, Savitribai Phule, Pune University Campus,
Pune. We reached at company at 11.00am on 14/12/16. Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) is the premier R&D organization of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and associated areas. We got warm welcome in company and we guided by Mr.Gaurav ,a senior employeefor schedule of visit.  He delivered lecture on PARAM Yuva - II which is rated as India's fastest ever supercomputer. 

Student understood how company works and architecture and working model PARAM Yuva –II .The working of the super computer is based on the hybrid computer technology by making use of hardware accelerators and coprocessors. The interconnection of this fastest computer is comprised of Infiniband FDR System Area Network and PARAM Net-III which is sure to offer a remarkable efficiency. The storage capacity of the system is about 200 Terabytes which enables users to store a lot of data. Even parallel computing is made possible by the inclusion of required software.

Students had given the feedback at end of the visit. It was great support by Mr.Gaurav for providing us such opportunity.Visit Coordinators:

1.Prof. Anil Prajapati

2.Prof.Prachi Pancholi