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New Delhi — American communication technology firm Video Communications said that it will expand its presence in India by opening a new technology centre in , where it will hire key talent over the next few years.

Currently, Zoom has one office in Mumbai and two data centres in Mumbai and Hyderabad. The company said that this growing presence is in direct response to Zoom’s increased level of adoption by users across India. From January to April 2020, company has seen 6700% growth in free user sign-ups in India.

Eric S. Yuan, CEO of Zoom said that India is a strategically important country for Zoom and the company expects to see continued growth and investment in the country.

“We plan to hire key employees for the technology center over the next few years, pulling from India’s highly-educated engineering talent pool. This facility will play a critical role in Zoom’s continued growth,” Eric said.

According to company officials, this expansion into Bangalore will supplement Zoom’s existing R&D centres and support Zoom’s engineering leadership, which is based at its San Jose, California headquarters.

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Zoom said that it selected Bangalore for its exceptional engineering and IT talent. The company will immediately begin recruiting DevOps engineers, IT, Security, and Business Operations headcount in the area. Employees will work from home until the pandemic-related remote work has subsided.

“Zoom is focused on providing the best unified communications experience in the world and we are thrilled to open a technology centre in Bangalore, which will be an innovation hub for our communications platform,” said Velchamy Sankarlingam, President of Product and Engineering for Zoom.

“The talent in India is truly exceptional and we are looking forward to expanding our , IT, Security, and Business Operations teams here as we scale our operations.”

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