Pi Datacenters, a data centre and enterprise cloud organisation, is setting up Pi-Kochi, Kerala’s first Uptime Institute Tier-4 certified datacentre, in Infopark.
This will be the company’s second facility in India, with the company’s flagship data centre and Asia’s largest Uptime Institute TIER IV certified facility based in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh.
The Pi-Kochi project was launched in the presence of M Sivasankar, Secretary IT; S Suhas, District Collector of Ernakulam, and Hrishikesh Nair, CEO, Kerala IT Parks.
The modern, greenfield datacentre is being set up in Infopark Phase 2, at a planned investment of Rs 400 crore. Pi-Kochi is slated to be a world-class facility with innovation as key, and is expected to be fully operational by March 2020.
Driven by the vision to cater to the digital needs of the nation, Pi Kochi is envisaged as a one-stop shop for all the IT infrastructure needs of enterprises across verticals, in the government, public and private sectors. The data centre would address the growing demand for a high quality, optimal cost data centre and cloud services in the country,” said Kalyan Muppaneni, Founder and CEO, Pi Datacenters.
“We plan to generate direct employment for up to 300 qualified professionals and promote indirect employment for more than 1,000 individuals in Kerala. With the highly dynamic and experienced individuals at the helm of Pi Datacenters, Pi Kochi will grow to be a leader in the data centre and cloud space. Pi Kochi will raise the credibility, standard and profile of Infopark” said Geo Kurian, Director & Head – Kerala, Pi-Kochi.―The Hindu Business Line