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Equinix opens global center of excellence in India to drive innovation

Equinix opens global center of excellence in India to drive innovation

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Equinix is opening its Global Center of Excellence (GCoE) in Bengaluru, India.

The GCoE will contribute to the development of innovative, automated and scalable digital technologies to improve the digital infrastructure resilience of its customers and employees.

Milind Wagle, Chief Information Officer, Equinix

As the fifth-largest economy in the world, India is a high-growth digital market experiencing a data revolution. India’s Silicon Valley, Bengaluru, is widely regarded as the major tech hub in the country.

With a robust heritage of premier research and development centers and a wealth of IT talent, Bengaluru has been selected by Equinix to expand its GCoE and set up a talent hub to focus on emerging technologies, corporate applications, data engineering and analytics.

Milind Wagle, Chief Information Officer, Equinix, said: “India is a strategic market for Equinix, and the launch of GCoE is an extension of our commitment to the market. The expansion of our IT team reflects our confidence in the talent and market potential in India. To help us deliver market leading solutions for the world’s digital leaders, we want to attract the brightest and best employees. Bengaluru, a key hub in India’s digital economy, is going to play a significant role in creating world-class products.”

Equinix has IT talent hubs in Dallas, Silicon Valley, Singapore and Warsaw. The company plans to hire approximately 500 IT professionals in Bengaluru by the end of 2024.

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