Data centre player Sify Technologies has jointly announced on-Demand cloud services using HP’s Converged Infrastructure.
This will allow Sify to provide demand based computing services on a pay per use or flexible contract model. Businesses users will be able to request IT services on the fly by using a self service portal powered by the HP Insight Orchestration tool, within the Blade System Matrix.
“A number of industries are experiencing spiraling growth in data services. They are now looking for new ways to source technology and avoid upfront costs. Sify’s new cloud service will enable our customers to source IT-as-a-Service without compromising on performance, security and control,” says P J Nath, Executive President, Enterprise Business, Sify.
Som Satsangi, Director, Enterprise Server, Storage and Networking, HP India adds: “Sify’s customers will be able to scale up or down resources by leveraging the full potential of virtualization, cloud and intelligent management in the converged infrastructure.”
Established in1998, Sify is India’s first Private Internet Service Provider (ISP). In 2000, Sify built India’s first Tier III Internet Data Center at Vashi, Navi Mumbai. The company today provides data centre hosting services, corporate connectivity services, managed network, voice services, applications and system integration services. Link for more info: http://www.sifycorp.com/
Indian IT providers are leveraging the cloud to extend their services. We reported recently on a similar initiative by Netmagic http://www.indiatechonline.com/netmagic-cloud-2.0-service-140.php
June 3 2010