Technology giant IBM has joined hands with Reliance Communications (Rcom) to provide a complete portfolio of highly secured and scalable cloud services to customers.
According to a statement from IBM, through this alliance, Rcom, which has a client base of over 115 million, including over 39,000 large enterprises and small and medium businesses (SMBs) across industry, will be able to provide enterprises, especially the SMBs, a robust infrastructure platform to run their business applications.
“The company is all set to offer IBM cloud infrastructure services to its customers. It has also launched new offerings designed to provide end-to-end integrated e-commerce services for India’s SMB market–all running on the IBM cloud,” it added.
IBM’s recent research reveals that cloud services are being preferred by communication service providers (CSPs) to grow service line for their organisations and integrate to driving new revenue streams with customers.
IBM is networking with a number of leading CSPs in major markets including Bell Canada, Indostat, Telstra (Australia), Reliance (India) AT&T and Verizon.
“Our partnership with IBM will benefit the customers from the added flexibility and global reach to be more competitive, especially contributing to ‘Digital India’ programme,” Braham Singh, SVP of Global Product Management, Rcom (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange, said.
IBM cloud offers a collection of services including analytics, mobile, networking, storage, internet of things and cognitive computing and the company has 47 global cloud data centres.