Hitachi solutions India is acquiring ignify, has planned to increase its headcount by around 300 in 18 months’ time. Currently Hitachi has 1000 manpower strength and they are planning to reach 1,000 employee strength in 18 months time. The acquisition of Ignify would increase the headcount by another 450 people. India is important for our global strategy. Nearly 50 percent of our revenue is from our operations and the balance 50 percent is from acquisitions,” Hitachi CEO mentioned in a statement. Hitachi Solutions India is a subsidiary of $200 million Hitachi Solutions America Ltd.