Bengaluru, June 2: Pure Storage, a global data storage company, launched its India R&D Center here on Thursday.
Data storage technologies will be the key to robust and sustainable IT infrastructure, said Dr. C.N.Ashwath Naryan, Minister for IT/BT, who inaugurated said.
Further, he remarked that the pandemic situation which gripped the entire world catalyzed digital transformation and this has put data firmly on the center stage.
“Sustainability/ Environment is a key focus for the government. We want to encourage technologies that are clean, green, and efficient. The state is committed to supporting the technology sector with favourable policies, compliance norms, and infrastructure”, he claimed.
Global tech giant such as Pure Storage which claims to spend 20% of revenue on R&D, among the highest in the data storage industry, investing in Karnataka is testimony to our talented human capital and engineering talent pool, Narayan opined.
The minister expressed confidence that the Pure Storage has the potential to make an impact in reducing data center carbon emissions through sustainability efforts.
Speaking on the occasion, Ajeya Motaganahalli, MD of the company, said that the company which was founded in 2009 has an annual revenue of over US$2 billion and more than 10,000 customers worldwide.
Ajay Singh, CEO, and officials of the company were present.