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Big companies are part of Kendall Square’s mix

As a global technology company, we are only successful because of people — the people we hire and the people we partner with. For us, this means making connections is fundamental.

When we opened the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD) here in Kendall Square in 2007, we knew that New England was home to an incredible concentration of the best technical and engineering talent in the world. Since then, we’ve grown nearly 1,000 percent in total employees from one small team of engineers at One Memorial Drive to a second location at One Cambridge Center, where our sales and marketing team is now located.

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