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By Vinershea | Jun 16, 2020 10:53 AM

As the world is facing an economic slowdown due to the deadly COVID-19 pandemic, US tech giant Microsoft remains unaffected by it stating that they will do new hiring in India. They also plan to make fresh financial investments in data centers, which is so much that the country needs now. 

Microsoft to hire, invest in data centers in India amid covid19

Recently, while speaking to Times of India (ToI), Anant Maheshwari, President of Microsoft in India, said “Microsoft was among the first global data-centric companies to have India data centers. We have three data centers already operational in India and we are enhancing capacity and adding more... we are making sure that we continue to invest in that capacity within India."

When Maheshwari was asked if new recruitment is in line, he said, "I would say that today we are, and our projection right now is that we will continue to. Microsoft wants to maintain its business plans in India, and our investments will continue to create digital capabilities, technology capabilities, (and) innovation."

Meanwhile, the idea or plan to invest in data centers is the result of the pace of digitalization and strong growth which helps in usage of cloud and communication and collaboration platform MS Teams.

Further highlighting over the cloud and data centers, he said, "People are appreciating the value of data and how if you have data in the right format, what you can do with it to get insights and action done. To me, that is another piece that has seen a lot of usage in this time." He said during a special session on the IT industry. 

Also giving credit to the frontline teams, Maheshwari added that such teams will be required and is an essential service, and therefore the firm will need to continue to enhance to prepare for the future.

Earlier in February, Microsoft had also announced the launch of the India Development Center (IDC), National Capital Region (NCR) where serving as a premier facility for driving innovation, ToI reported. 

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