Reliance Communications has announced the deployment of Cloud Xchange (Cloud X) nodes in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The Cloud X is uniquely designed to deliver not only infrastructure but also the deployment of complex multi-tiered enterprise applications directly on to enterprise networks in minutes, rather than months. The Cloud X platform supports network transparency & Cloud orchestration-key elements in accelerating enterprise applications to the Cloud.
Commenting on the launch, Reliance Group Chairman Anil Dhirubhai Ambani said:
“We will achieve full deployment of our Next-Generation content and Cloud Delivery Network by the end of this year, with-what is a first in India five fully operational Cloud Xchange points. These Cloud Xchange nodes can help government departments access 240 times the amount of compute power currently available in Government data centres and over six times the high-speed storage currently available in India.”
Commenting on the announcement, Mr Bill Barney, Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) and Global Cloud Xchange, said:
“Cloud X is changine the paradigm of Cloud Computing. The network must now undergo a profound transformation from a static entity to a dynamic, intelligent, application-aware fabric that can support multiple traffic requirements, diverse geographies & flexible pricing models.”
Adding further, Mr. Manoj Menon, Senior Partner & Managing Director of Analyst firm Frost & Sullivan, said:
“Cloud computing has already made an impact on the everyday life of many Indians. It is driving business model innovation and helping businesses. Going forward, the impact will be even more pervasive – with innovative solutions around safe cities, smart homes, connected cars and better healthcare.”
The company’s unique strength in Cloud orchestration stems from its unrivalled national and global network reach, which enable customers a seamless access to the rapidly-growing public Cloud ecosystem in India and around the globe.