DE-CIX India expands its presence to 10 data centres across India
DE-CIX India has launched its DirectCLOUD service at DE-CIX Mumbai, to enable customers to access the DE-CIX Cloud Exchange and connect to global cloud services, including those provided by Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Amazon Web Services.
Carrier and data centre neutral Internet Exchange (IX) operator, DE-CIX India, today announced the expansion of its Internet Exchange points of presence (PoPs) at Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai.
The company had introduced its fifth PoP in Mumbai last month. Now, DE-CIX has deployed new PoPs within STT Telemedia DC's (Tata Communications) in Chennai and in Delhi. Additionally, DE-CIX India has launched its DirectCLOUD service at DE-CIX Mumbai, to enable customers to access the DE-CIX Cloud Exchange and connect to global cloud services, including those provided by Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Amazon Web Services.
With this, the company has now increased its geographical presence with a total of 10 data centres in India. While it has five PoPs in Mumbai, two are in Delhi, two are in Chennai and one is in Kolkata. In Delhi, the IX is located at Tata Communications in Bangla Sahib and Tata Communications in GK1. In Chennai and in Kolkata, the IX is located at Bharti Airtel Santhome and Tata Communications respectively. In Mumbai, where it operates the highest number of IX, the company has expanded to other locations such as GPX DC1, Netmagic DC5, STT Mumbai (Tata Communications) and Sify. It was already present at the Web Werks DC 2 in Mumbai.
“Data centres today, are the warehouses of the digital economy, providing a home not only for the data itself, but also for the platforms and applications that have become so ubiquitous in the modern world. The new PoPs will attract additional clients with low-latency edge requirements and help them cost-effectively extend their reach through access to a global network platform that reaches hundreds of networks around the world,” Sudhir Kunder, Sr Vice President - National Sales, at DE-CIX India said on the occasion.
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