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Zoom to set up its second India technology centre

Zoom to set up its second India technology centre
6 Apr, 2022
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Zoom Video Communications’ Indian entity ZVC India has announced its plans to set up its technology centre in Chennai, the first such facility in Tamil Nadu and second in the country. 

The Chennai Technology Centre was part of Zoom’s expansion plans and would supplement the existing unit in Bengaluru. The company has two data centres in Mumbai and Hyderabad. 

The new Chennai technology centre will play a vital role as a source of innovation for Zoom and will focus on research and development of new products including Zoom Contact Center and cutting-edge technologies to build a communications platform, the company said in a statement.  

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The Chennai facility will be led by Zoom’s global engineering teams based at the company’s San Jose, California headquarters and will mimic real-life immersive experiences for users, as businesses around the world shift toward a hybrid format.  

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Highlighting that the India market is a crucial part of Zoom’s growth strategy, Velchamy Sankarlingam, President of Product and Engineering at Zoom, said, “With the addition of the Chennai technology centre, we strive to compete at the forefront of technological leadership and help raise the bar in the new era of collaboration.”   

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“Our expanded presence in India will play an important role in helping accelerate the translation of ideas and concepts into path-breaking solutions for worldwide impact. We welcome talents in India to be part of our growing DevOps, IT, Security, and Business Operations teams as we scale our operations,” he added. 

“We are excited to launch the second technology centre in Chennai and tap into India’s top-notch talent which will help us deliver a best-in-class communications experience for our customers as we move to a hybrid world of business,” said Sameer Raje, General Manager & Head of India and SAARC Region at Zoom.  

Recruitment for the Chennai technology centre is underway and expected to pick up pace as the company plans to step up its hiring through 2022, the statement added. 

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