Kaan Terziolu, CEO of VEON Group, today opened the $8 million Jazz Digital Park (JDP). JDP, situated in Islamabad, will help Pakistan accomplish its digital transformation goals by dramatically increasing IT services to diverse sectors.
JDP is Pakistan’s largest Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) Tier-III accredited data center in terms of white space and power capacity, with over 300 racks and a 3-megawatt power infrastructure.Jazz will use this digital park to provide secure IT infrastructure and hardware hosting to local businesses. JDP will also host Jazz’s upcoming cloud platform.
The onshore cloud would help keep data developed in Pakistan in Pakistan.
A premium business accelerator programme Jazz xlr8 at the National Incubation Center will also support Pakistani startups by giving cloud credits. The cloud infrastructure is expected to help both new and established Pakistani enterprises expand faster.