ESDS Datacenter, a leading managed cloud service provider offering managed datacenter services, today unveiled its second datacenter in Mahape, Navi Mumbai. This Uptime Institute certified datacenter is part of the MoU inked with the Government of Maharashtra with Rs 200 crores investment. Besides, the company is aiming to create 500 employment opportunities by 2017-18 across it centers.
Spread over a sprawling 80,000, square feet, the state-of-the-art cloud datacenter will offer private cloud and eNlight Public cloud hosting for customers. Additionally, the company also introduced its new product, eNlight 360 – an innovative next generation, on-premise hybrid cloud platform that is empowered by India’s only patented eNlight cloud’s auto scaling technology. This equips ESDS – a ‘Make in India’ brand, to offer large enterprises and SMEs with an auto-scalable and pay-per-consume cloud hosting solution that delivers always available and highly reliable compute roll-out of SaaS, PaaS and IaaS based portfolio.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said that his government is making concerted efforts to give a fillip to employment opportunities by providing quality infrastructure to companies, especially in the IT sectors. “Country needs innovative technology solutions like the ESDS patented cloud and datacenters to accelerate businesses in today’s digital economy,” he said.
Anurag Thakur, Member of Parliament and joint parliamentary standing committee Chairman of IT, said, “India is fast evolving as a digital economy and the Union Government’s flagship Digital India initiative is giving a tremendous impetus to the business growth. Having the right technology infrastructure, like the ESDS cloud datacenter is an important step to fuel innovation and accelerate economy. I welcome and congratulate ESDS team on taking the lead to drive innovation from India.”
Maharashtra’s Minister for Industries, Subhash Desai said the government is committed to drive industrial growth in the state and this highlights the policy corridor we have created to expedite the approval to setup process.
India is at the cusp of a digital evolution and cloud datacenters are expected to play a critical role in shaping business transformation. Government and private sectors businesses are constantly looking for innovative IT solutions to empower their businesses. Also, organisations are increasingly focusing on their critical data and compute being stored within the country. In this context, Indian cloud datacenter players are best positioned to derive optimum business performance by addressing local regulations and network latency issues.
Piyush Somani, CEO and MD, ESDS Datacenter, said, “Our new cloud datacenter and eNlight 360 on-premise hybrid cloud platform is a true testimony of our commitment to constantly innovate and raise industry benchmarks. Empowered with India’s only patented eNlight cloud, we are best poised to be the strategic partner fulfilling modern business demands for highly reliable, available and easily scalable IT infrastructure requirements. Additionally, we are keen to partner the government’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ campaigns that will drive connected economy, amplify business growth and project India as the innovation hub.”
With this launch, ESDS has total datacenter footprint spread over 1,00,000 sq. ft. floor space across its Mumbai and Nashik datacenters. It has also witnessed a growth in customer addition for its eNlight Cloud, a total of 300 enterprise clients in BFSI, government, retail, and education sectors.
Some of the key highlights of the ESDS datacentre are redundant power feed, PCI-DSS Certfication, ring fiber network, SAP Certified Cloud and Data Center, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 20000:1 certification. ESDS Datacenter is designed and built as per the stringent certification guidelines of Uptime Institute – the only global benchmark to grant Tier standard certification for Datacenters.