The data center market in India is growing exponentially, as data consumption by half a billion digital users is reaching unprecedented levels and cloud adoption is surging.
Due to India’s directive for data localisation, moves have been made by AWS, Airtel, Equinix, Google, Jio in partnership with Microsoft Azure, Oracle and Yotta to satisfy the increasing data demands in the country.
With the India data center market forecasted value at a staggering US$3.2 billion by 2024, we will take a deep dive into one of the most exciting countries for data centers and the cloud during our India Cloud and Data Center Market Brief on Tuesday 18 August.
Explore the game-changing technologies boosting India’s digital economy
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought deep disruptions and unprecedented uncertainties across the world, leaving enterprises no choice but to quickly deploy digital tools to ensure business continuity and growth momentum.
As a result, there is no doubt the demand for data centers and cloud infrastructure will continue to increase in India, driven by surges in cloud adoption, digital transformation and social media usage, as well as new Industry 4.0 technologies like 5G, AI and the Internet of Things.
“This is benefiting the economy immensely since edge computing, AI, machine learning, automation and big data analytics have all transformed the digital landscape. Consequently, speed, safety, security and convenience are now part of the digital drive,” said Sreejith G, the Associate Vice President of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India.
This disruption is benefiting the economy immensely since edge computing, AI, machine learning, automation and big data analytics have all transformed the digital landscape, added Sreejith. Consequently, speed, safety, security and convenience are now part of the digital drive.
Sreejith said: “The digital revolution is no longer futuristic – it’s happening now and India, with its rising digital appetite and infrastructure, is well poised to lead from the front!”
In our first session during the India Cloud and Data Center Market Brief, we will be joined by Sreejith to take a look at how we can leverage game-changing technologies to stay ahead of the disruption curve.
Does India have the reliable infrastructure to support their fast-growing digital economy?
More and more data centers are coming online in India to support its fast-growing digital economy, but without reliable designs and Internet connectivity, these advancements could be ineffective.
We will be joined by Dr. Sayed Peerzade, the Group Chief Information Officer at Reliance Entertainment, and Shankar Jadhav, the Managing Director of BSE Investments, to further explore India’s IT infrastructures and the Total Cost of Ownership for data centers in the country.
Dr. Peerzade is one of the top CIOs in India with more than 19 years of experience across ISPs, retail, banking, Internet and media.
Mr. Jadhav was recognised as one of the top 100 influential people in the BFSI sector for his contributions in IT and helping to set up the largest telecom network throughout India.
Moderating the panel will be Bhushan Akerkar, the Chief Information Officer at Hindalco Industries. Mr. Akerkar has vast experience in software development as well as data center build and operations, making him the perfect person to lead the panel discussion.