Vultr, an independent provider of cloud infrastructure has launched its first Indian cloud data centre in Mumbai to drive digital transformation in India. This marks Vultr’s 25th global location and fourth in Asia.
“For these reasons and many more, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our first Indian cloud data centre location, in Mumbai. Today, for Mumbai, you can select our new Optimised Cloud Compute instances powered by 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processors, or our Cloud Compute instances powered by Intel Xeon CPUs,” the company said in a statement.
The company further added that their latest cloud data centre location is yet another indicator of progress on our mission: to make high-performance cloud computing easy to use, affordable, and locally accessible for businesses and developers around the world.
“It’s incredibly exciting that Vultr has opened a location in India. We already use Vultr for our edge locations across the world. With a data center location in India, our home country, we will be shifting a lot more workloads over to Vultr. The price-to-performance ratio, ease of spinning up on-demand bare metal servers, and first-class BGP support make Vultr a perfect choice,” said Subhash Choudhary, Founder, Dukaan.
Dukaan is an India-based platform enabling merchants to set up e-commerce sites from their smartphones.
The Data Centre in Mumbai has been witnessing immense growth over the past few years. In the month of February this year AdaniConneX Private Limited, a joint venture of EdgeConneX Europe BV has incorporated a new subsidiary Mumbai Data Center Limited (MDCL) to set up data centres in Mumbai.
“With reference to the captioned subject, we would like to inform you that AdaniConneX Private Limited, Joint Venture of the Company with EdgeConneX Europe BV has incorporated a WOS namely, the Mumbai Data Center Limited (“MDCL”) was formed on 4th February 2022, with an Initial Authorised and Paid-Up Share Capital of Rs. 1,00,000/- each, to, interalia, undertake business to develop, operate, maintain, deal with data centres, Information Technology (IT) / Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES) / cloud, providing services related thereto and to undertake activities associated with its infrastructure development including land acquisition & development for the said purpose,” the company said in a stock exchange filing.
CapitaLand’s first data centre in Navi Mumbai is a state-of-the-art Greenfield project spread over 6.6-acres, to be developed in two phases.
Previously, CapitaLand had announced the completion of the stage 1 acquisition of its first data centre project in Navi Mumbai. “This major milestone now paves the way for the construction of our first state-of-the-art and fully fitted data centre campus christened, “CapitaLand DC, Navi Mumbai 1”, the company said in a LinkedIn post.
Indian Cloud Infrastructure market
According to research and markets “Cloud Infrastructure Market in India 2021” report, the Indian Cloud Infrastructure Market was valued at INR 301.40 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29 per cent during the 2021 – 2025 period to reach INR 1,169.23 billion by 2025. The demand for improved infrastructure, the economic benefits of cloud computing, and the government’s efforts to promote Digital India are among the factors propelling this explosive market growth.
India’s public cloud services (PCS) market, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solutions, and software-as-a-service (SaaS), revenue totaled $2.2 billion for the first half of 2021 (January-June), according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Corporation Worldwide Semi-annual Public Cloud Services Tracker, 1H 2021release. The overall Indian public cloud services market is expected to reach $10.8 billion by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 24.1 per cent for 2020-25.