ITI ramps up data centre footprint

ITI ramps up data centre footprint

ITI Limited on Tuesday expanded data centre facility in Bengaluru and Naini in Uttar Pradesh with a total investment of Rs 200 crore.

The expansion will help the company add 1,000 additional racks in the existing set up in Bengaluru and setting up of a new data centre of 200 racks capacity in its Naini Plant, ITI CMD S Gopu told reporters.

ITI Limited Chairman and Managing Director S Gopu said the company has been in the data centre business for the last 10 years with renowned customers like public sector banks, financial institutions, PSUs, corporates and other government agencies.

"ITI is enhancing its data centre services and the new addition is the company's aggressive expansion plan to become a market leader in this space. With this increased capacity ITI data centre will be one of the biggest PSU data centres in India,"he said.

The company's new initiative comes further to the guidelines issued by the government on setting up of IT infrastructure by government departments using cloud computing technology with a clause mandating that all data must be stored within the country.

ITI, which serves PSU Banks, central and state government undertakings, MNCs, corporates and large enterprises, expects the expansion to further enhance its high-speed networks and other services to satisfy customers. 

"This data centre expansion exhibits ITI’s deep commitment to the Government of India’s flagship initiatives like “Digital India, Make In India and Smart City. We are here to tap the growing opportunity in the country,"said Gopu. 

In a Managed Dedicated Service the company will provide the server hardware and software resources on a leased model on a dedicated basis with a suit of value added services to take care of all your complex compute requirements.

ITI’s state-of-the-art Data Centre is currently spread over more than 2, 00,000 sq feet with world class facilities.

ITI Limited, has recently announced a profit of Rs 102 crore for the year 2017-18. The company which was in financial distress for last 16 years has turned green and has declared profit for the financial year 2017-18.