The video conferencing app Zoom wants to hire in India and plans to open a technology center in Bangalore. It says that there are strategic plans to expand its base in the country
As of now, Zoom has a building in Mumbai and two data centers in Mumbai and Hyderabad. The existing Mumbai’s office will expand three times its current volume.
In a press statement, the company says that this expansion is directly related to the increased user base in the country. In the period from January 2020 and June 2020, Zoom has seen a 6700% increase in the usage of the app
The new building at Bangalore will help its existing data centers and support Zoom’s engineering team based in San Jose
Zoom also adds that it selected Bangalore due to its high quality of talent. The company is planning to start hiring for DevOps, IT Engineers, and Business Operations.
The employees will work from home until this pandemic issue is resolved. The CEO of Zoom says that India is a very important country for them and would continue to make strategic investments in the country. Also, over the next few years, the company plans to hire exceptional talent to improve Zoom’s growth
On Wednesday, Uttarakhand CM writes to Sundar Pichai to invest in the state. He says that Google should explore the opportunities of investing in the state, as there is a lot of scope for investments in the IT sector in the state
He also adds that Mr.Sundar Pichai should also include the state in the investment plan he announced earlier. He also says that in the small towns, there is a lot of scope to invest.
He further adds that the government will give its full support to the company. The CM of Uttarakhand later asks the Chief Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary to coordinate with Google regarding this.
Earlier, Google CEO Mr. Sundar Pichai announced a huge investment of $10 billion in India. This investment will be of several types starting from investing in startups to equity of the Indian companies
In a video conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Google CEO announces this decision. Google also wants to make internet access easy for everyone by introducing low-cost smartphones to the public