Koramangala is a locality in Bangalore which is situated in the south-eastern part of the city. It is one of the largest neighborhoods, and is a highly sought after residential locality with wide tree- lined boulevards and a mix of luxury apartments, commercial structures, and posh bungalows. It has gradually developed into a commercial hub. Koramangala is a focal point connecting some major nodes, notably the Intermediate Ring Road linking the Airport Road with Hosur Road and Electronics City, Sarjapur Road leading to the Outer Ring Road, the IT corridor and beyond and 80 Feet Road leading to Viveknagar and MG Road at the center of Bangalore. It is surrounded by many shopping complexes, malls, markets etc. Koramangala is also home to many educational institutions like the St. John's Medical College, Christ University, Indian Institute of Plantation Management, Amity Global Business School, NuSkillz Academy, Jyoti Nivas College, Vemana Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, NMIMS, and TAPMI. Several software companies have locations in Koramangala, including Microclix, Infosys, Wipro, NDS, Siemens VDO, Microland, ThoughtWorks, Zenith Software, Tally Solutions, Method Electronics, Texas Instruments, Robert Bosch GmbH, Mindtree, Lucent Technologies, Toshiba Software India Pvt. Ltd. (TSIP), Piterion, Tavant Technologies, Ciber, IT training Company Koenig Solutions Ltd, and the Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart.