AIMS Group appoints former TIME dotCom man as new COO
By Digital News Asia March 22, 2013
- Part of data center’s organization-wide effort to boost customer satisfaction and operational efficiency
- Azman has over 15 years’ experience with TIME dotCom, Ericsson, DiGi, NSW Cable Systems, Siemens and Celcom
CARRIER-neutral data center AIMS Group has recently appointed Mohammad Azman Abdul Rahman (pic) its new chief operating officer.
The former head of procurement at TIME dotCom, Azman has over 15 years’ experience of working in the telco industry in various operation roles in Ericsson, DiGi, NSW Cable Systems, Siemens and Celcom, AIMS said in a statement.
“Azman’s vast experience in the operations and procurement sectors of the telco industry is expected to contribute significantly to elevating the hosting and service standards of the local data center industry,” said AIMS group chief executive officer Chiew Kok Hin.
“AIMS is at a crucial junction where we need to differentiate (ourselves) from competitors beyond the capabilities of a basic data center. 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,” he said.
Azman will be in charge of the operations and procurement of services and infrastructure in the company while Chiew puts greater focus on the commercial and revenue
growth of the company, AIMS said.
“The data center 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,” said Azman.
“Cost efficiencies are a crucial part of business sustainability. The secret is to achieve this while maintaining the ability to scale according to business growth,” he added.
Azman has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia and began his career in the telecommunication sector with Celcom Timur Sarawak.