Industry Experts Weigh in on  International Data Center Day, March 20, 2024

International Data Center Day is annually observed on March 20. Here is what industry experts have to say on International Data Center Day, which aims to create awareness of the data center industry.

Anil Sethi, Vice President, Infrastructure Solutions Group, Dell Technologies India

“Datacenters play a pivotal role as catalysts for digital transformation and will be the harbinger for the next-generation of tech-led businesses in India. According to a report by NASSCOM, datacenter investments in the country are expected to reach around USD 5 Billion per annum by 2025, positioning Inda as a strategic market for infrastructure. As AI, security needs and new-age technologies like cloud, change the landscape, datacenters will be the element that business leaders’ factor-in for steering progress and innovation at the workplace. This International Data Center Day, we see an opportunity to bring these crucial conversations to the forefront of the industries.

Datacenters have become central to the growth of the enterprises willing to successfully put data to work. At Dell Technologies, we understand the challenges of managing data across various environments. We want to strengthen the trust which our partners and customers have on Dell Technologies to simplify their data needs and support business outcomes. This is why we offer solutions that simplify this process, enabling faster access and processing. Our turnkey solution streamlines purchase, deployment, and lifecycle management, specifically designed to handle large data volumes with exceptional performance. By optimizing AI foundations with our scalable data platform, businesses can realize more opportunities for their AI and GenAI initiatives. Additionally, our integrated supply chain security and Zero Trust architecture ensure a secure environment for the future of work”.

Anant Deshpande, DigiCert – Regional Vice President, India & SAARC

“In India, where digital transformation is rapidly advancing, data centers play a crucial role in storing, processing, and managing vast amounts of data. But increasing dependence also means that strong cybersecurity protections are desperately needed. This Data Center Day, we take an opportunity to highlight conversations around the need to ensure security of data centers in India. Cyber threats are evolving, and data centers must adapt to protect against breaches, data theft, and disruptions. Ensuring the security of data centers is not just about safeguarding information but also about safeguarding India’s digital future.

Data centers are a crucial element of entry-point security, when it comes to extension of trust through ecosystems such as software supply chains and digital content provenance. A complex and diverse mix of hardware, operating systems, and standards exists and there is a high variance in form factor and memory needs from small to large workloads. We at DigiCert, take our commitment to securing critical infrastructure very seriously and our innovative solutions empower businesses to secure their data with confidence, ensuring integrity and trustworthiness. DigiCert Device Trust is able to address security challenges at each step of the device security lifecycle, providing customers with a means to manage device identity, secure connections, prevent device tampering, and update firmware and settings remotely and securely once in the field. As a leader in digital trust, DigiCert can help companies apply the building blocks of digital trust (standards, compliance and operations, trust management and connected trust) very effectively.”

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