Pi Datacentres to set up its second data centre in Kochi Infopark

KOCHI: Pi Datacentres, a data centre and enterprise cloud organization is setting up Kerala’s first Uptime Institute tier-4 certified data centre in Infopark – Pi-Kochi. This will be the company’s second such facility coming up in India after the flagship data centre at Amravati, Andhra Pradesh.

Pi-Kochi is being set up in Infopark phase 2 in 6 acres with an investment of Rs.400 crores.It is expected to be fully operational by March 2020.

“Driven by the vision to cater to the digital needs of the nation, Pi Kochi will chart its path, to be the one shop stop for all the IT infrastructure needs of enterprises, across verticals in government, public and private sectors. The data centre would address the growing demand for high quality and optimal cost data center and cloud services, in the country.” said Kalyan Muppaneni, founder and CEO.

“Though our IT industry has been thriving in the last two decades, most of the companies here used to rely on their data back up to outside Kerala or to global companies. Setting up of Pi-Kochi will bring in a great paradigm shift especially for the government and public sector offices to have a local centre for all their critical data,” said Hrishikesh Nair, CEO Kerala IT Parks.

The Pi-Kochi project kick-off was held in the presence of M Sivasankar secretary IT, Kerala