Alatau IT Hub Opens in Kazakhstan’s Almaty Region

Kazakh Ministry of Digital development, Innovation & Aerospace Industry

The Alatau Hub, Kazakhstan’s most recent regional  IT hub has now opened in Konaev in the Almaty region.

Supported by the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan, the Alatau Hub is the 14th regional IT hub launched under the management of Astana Hub.

Kazakhstan is now on course to establish similar hubs in all of its regions by the end of this year.

During the launch, Ersultan Ermanov, director of the Information Technology Development Department at the Ministry of Digital Development, commented: “The opening of a hub in the Almaty region is a very significant event for IT specialists in the region. Our regional hubs play a key role in creating and developing an ecosystem that stimulates the emergence of new innovative projects, expansion of business activity and technological progress. In the future, Alatau Hub will become a center of attraction for young ambitious talents. It will also contribute to the emergence of new jobs, economic growth, and increased competitiveness of the country in the international arena.”

The IT hubs currently in operation across 14 of Kazakstan’s regions include: Abai IT Valley, Kyzylorda Hub, Digital Jetisu, Zhambyl Hub, Oskemen IT Hub, Jaiq Hub, Turkistan IT Hub, Qostanai IT Hub, Aqtobe IT Hub, Aqmola IT Hub, Pavlodar IT Hub, Terrikon Valley, Mangystau Hub, and Alatau Hub.

By the end of 2024, further hubs will open in the cities of Atyrau, Shymkent, Zhezkazgan, Petropavlovsk, and Zhanaozen.





Times of Central Asia