Chennai is among the top three IT cities in India, drawing in major outsourcing firms and software startups to its popular IT Corridor, along with other areas of the city. 

Chennai’s tech growth has been rapid. Economists determined the amount of venture capital raised by Chennai startups has increased faster than any other Indian city since 2014. The city also boasts a high quality of life, according to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

On our list below, find out which IT companies in Chennai are driving this economic growth.

IT Companies in Chennai

  • Capgemini
  • Cognizant
  • Zoho
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Hexaware
  • HCL
  • Infosys
  • Birlasoft
  • Redington

 

10 IT Companies in Chennai

Capgemini is a large IT services and consulting company that assists companies with application development, cloud adoption and cybersecurity services. The company is headquartered in France, but more than half of its 350,000 employees live in India. Chennai in particular is an important hub for Capgemini’s financial services division. More than 14,600 employees work out of the company's four offices in Chennai.

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Cognizant is a large IT services firm with a global workforce of more than 355,000 employees. The company helps its clients transform their digital infrastructure through application development, systems integration and automation. Founded in Chennai in 1994, the company is now headquartered in the U.S., but the majority of its workforce is in India. The bulk of its India presence remains in Chennai, where it has 10 million square feet of office space.

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Zoho, which is headquartered in Chennai, is a software development company with a global workforce of more than 15,000 employees. Originally founded as a network management company, Zoho has since expanded its focus, developing more than 55 software products that support enterprise clients across a variety of functions, from sales and marketing to IT management.

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Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the largest IT company in India, employing more than 600,000 people. Founded in 1968, the company offers a host of IT services, such as cloud adoption, data analytics and cybersecurity. TCS is headquartered in Mumbai, but it also has multiple offices in Chennai.

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Tech Mahindra is a consulting company that provides businesses with IT services like cloud adoption, experience design and networking. It also offers software solutions. Founded in 1986, the Pune-based company became India’s fifth largest software company after finalizing its merger with Indian IT giant Satyam in 2013. The company employs 152,000 people, and more than 60 percent of its staff is in India. It has two offices in Bangalore.

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Hexaware is an IT services and consulting company that helps companies undergo digital transformation through application development, automation, cloud adoption and cybersecurity services. The Navi Mumbai-based company employs 27,000 people and has three offices in Chennai.

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HCL, a large IT services firm, guides companies in adopting new digital strategies and infrastructure. It helps clients transition to cloud services, adopt IoT systems and implement AI solutions into their operations. Headquartered in Noida, the company employs more than 225,000 people and operates multiple offices in Chennai.

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Infosys is India’s second-largest IT company, employing more than 328,000 people. The Bangalore-based company assists its clients with a range of IT services, such as application development, cloud adoption and data analytics. It also has a suite of software solutions. Infosys has multiple offices in Chennai.

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Birlasoft is an IT services and consulting company that aids its clients in implementing solutions for customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning and cloud technologies. Headquartered in Pune, Birlasoft employs more than 12,500 people and has an office in Chennai.

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Redington is a Chennai-based IT company with more than 4,000 employees. Founded in 1994 as an IT distributor, Redington has branched to develop a consultancy that helps businesses adopt new technologies, including cloud, networking and cybersecurity services. It also offers supply chain management solutions, boasting a network of more than 200 warehouses totaling more than 7 million square feet.

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