|Infopark, situated in an area of more than 150 acres at Kusumagiri, Kakkanad and it is about 12 km from Cochin International Airport. It is home for many IT/ITES companies and all the majors in the industry like Wipro, TCS etc have set up their own campus here.
Infopark was established in 2003 and it offers more than 10 lakh sq ft built up area for the IT companies. There are facilities like food courts and banking counters inside the campus. Infopark Kochi is still on an expansion drive and is expected to offer more facilities and land dedicated to the IT sector.
Advantages of Infopark as an IT destination
There are many factors that add to the attraction of Kochi as one of the ideal IT destinations in the country. Infopark, Kochi is located very close to the VSNL’s communication gateway which handles about 70 percent of the country’s data traffic. Kochi is also one of the landing points for submarine cables like SEA-ME-WE3 and SAFE and this factor ensures high bandwidth and 100 percent uptime data connectivity for the companies established here. Thus the availability of high bandwidth at cheaper costs and lower operational costs lure investors to this destination.