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Sify plans data centre in city, STPI to pump Rs 120cr

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

Technologies Thursday said it plans to commission a data centre in the city while (STPI) said it will invest Rs 120 crore in in one of its largest single project.

Both the announcements were made at 'Infocom 2018' which began on Thursday.

has taken 50,000 square feet on lease at the IT park in to set up the data centre, a fast growing revenue stream for the company.

We are setting up a 50,000 square feet data centre in which will be inaugurated in February. What we as service providers can do is provide the necessary toolsets, said Kamal Nath, CEO, Technologies.

He added that steps like setting up data centre and making cloud accessible are essential building blocks for digital transformation for companies.

Moreover, recent changes in public policy on data protection regulations in and domiciling of data in the country of origin are key demand drivers of enterprises looking to use data centres in the country.

general said that it is making an investment of Rs 120 crore in with an eye to expand the scope of delivery of to the east and north eastern parts of the country and boost export from the region.

To be set up on a area of around 2 lakh square feet, the project will house a network operating centre and a data centre and to the IT and ITeS industry in Bengal.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 22:25 IST