To enable students to have a hands-on experience on technical services, the tech giant Microsoft India will establish state-of-the-art Global Technical Support Center (GTSC) technical lab at the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University Campus. As per the agreement, the students from the university can use the various tools and facilities provided by the lab to gain in-demand skills and enhance their career potential.
A typical GTSC lab replicates a data centre and computing environment and the intention behind this is to provide a first-hand experience of how to handle critical technical issues. Thomas Payyapilli, general manager of GTSC recently launched the technical lab, which is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of how to work in a technical services environment on campus. "Our engagement with SASTRA University reflects the potential that we see from students from the institute. Our engagement will enable students to realize the potential for a career in technical services, by providing training modules and the tools necessary to help students to gain experiences, learn and grow," says Thomas Payyapilli, by revealing that Microsoft India GTSC is inclined to facilitate access to technology, training and curriculum support at the lab.
Director of developer support at Microsoft India, Chandrasekhar Gopalan was one of the other dignitaries who took part in the inaugural function.