Panel discussion and session on Investment in Datacenter titled 'Boosting Datacenter Story through Investments' as part of the 4th CII Datacenter Blueprint Summit 2022
The panellists for the discussion were Shri Abhijit Shah, Shri Vipin Shirsat, Shri Piyush Gupta and Shri Devroop Dhar, Cofounder and Managing Director Primus Partners. The moderator of the event was Shri Rachit Mohan.
The key points highlighted by the panel included
- Indian Data Centre industry is growing rapidly, and the same would continue. The growth story is here to stay.
- Different models will co-exist and there is space for everyone
- There is enough demand in the market
- Drivers like enhanced data consumption, lower data charges, Government investment in rural digital infra & last mile connectivity would all enhance data consumption, thus leading to need for data centre
The growth would also have to be balanced with commitment towards reducing carbon emission and the climate. The need for carbon accounting for digital infra will be on the rise.