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Iran President Inaugurates Major ICT Infrastructure Projects

President Hassan Rouhani launched several ICT infrastructural projects worth 22.8 trillion rials ($159 million) during a videoconference held on Thursday
Iran President Inaugurates Major ICT Infrastructure ProjectsIran President Inaugurates Major ICT Infrastructure Projects

In a push toward materializing a digital economy, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated several infrastructure projects on information and communication technologies worth 22.8 trillion rials ($159 million).
The inaugural event was held on Thursday, when Rouhani, accompanied by ICT Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi, held a videoconference with ICT officials and media reporters.
The largest data center in the country was the first project launched, the ministry’s website reported.
Executed by major mobile operator MTN-Irancell with an investment of 11 trillion rials ($62.5 million), the data center has 407 racks that add a 25% data storage capacity. 
Rack is a type of physical steel and electronic framework that is designed to house servers, networking devices, cables and other data center computing equipment.


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