Photo - Mohammad Azman Abdul Rahman, COO of AIMS Group.
Regional carrier-neutral data centre operator AIMS Group has appointed a new chief operating officer as part of the Malaysian-headquartered organisation's plans to enhance operational efficiency and customer satisfaction.
AIMS Group chief executive officer Chiew Kok Hin said that the new COO, Mohammad Azman Abdul Rahman, would be responsible for operations and procurement of services and infrastructure in the company.
"Azman's vast experience in the operations and procurement sectors of the telecoms industry is expected to contribute significantly to elevating the hosting and service standards of the local data centre industry via AIMS' leadership in this market," said Chiew, adding that Azman was the former head of procurement at Time dotCom and has 15 years of experience in roles with Ericsson, DiGi, NSW Cable Systems, Siemens and Celcom.
"AIMS is at a crucial junction where we need to differentiate from the competitors beyond the capabilities of a basic data centre," he said. "We are in the business of ensuring our customers remain constantly connected, hence we have to constantly evolve with the right technology and managed services that add a differentiation value to their business."
Speaking of his new role, Azman, said: "The data centre industry is a highly sustainable industry with a huge growth potential. My immediate and main focus will be in optimising AIMS' operations and systems to meet the needs and expectations of our customers."
"Cost efficiencies are a crucial part of business sustainability," he said. "The secret is to achieve this while maintaining the ability to scale according to business growth."
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