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IBM Expands Cloud Footprint in India

IBM has announced its expanding business of Cloud data services across India. There was an event in The Oberoi, Bangalore, on 13th Oct 2015 for the same. There were many heads viz. Robert J. LeBlanc, Senior Vice President, IBM Cloud, Vanitha Narayanan, Managing Director, IBM India Pvt Ltd., Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager - Cloud Ecosystem and Developers and Social Business Evangelist, Rajan Tandon, VP, NASSCOM and other few heads.


IBM Cloud service in India

Since many aware that IBM is the undisputed leader in hybrid cloud, by Synergy Research too, IBM is helping many corporate, major airports and business organization on hybrid cloud service and solutions. Thus, IBM is also stepped in expanding its cloud footprint in India too. 

From this event, we came to know and would like to share with our readers that, IBM has opened its first public cloud data center in Chennai, India. This is $1.2 billion investment from IBM for expanding data center network.

As per their statement, the Chennai one is 42nd data center globally. IBM plans all in all to have 46 data centers by end of the year 2015. To our surprise, IBM has already 1600+ clients in India alone. 

IBM clients are viz. born-on-the-web companies, startups and large companies. Also, IBM has the highest Blumix registrations and which is more than 160,000 registrants from India alone.

A digital revolution, IBM has gone mile on this and would like to combine of technical advance and business models that created most profound changes in business operation. As per head, Cloud is a platform on which the entire IBM company can deliver value that helps client thrive.

IBM is also partnering with NASSCOM to create a hub for the entire Indian ecosystem to network, helps local innovation and grow the economy. NASSCOM will help to provide 10,000 startups with a level playing field in India.

IBM is also introducing a developer cloud certification program, which allowing developers to showcase their understanding of the industry's best practices in cloud application design on IBM Bluemix. 

Since Developers and startups are an integral part of India's diverse ecosystem and key to the Digital India initiative, this Cloud service would suit and work in a safest atmosphere.