Photo - Srinivasan CR, Vice President, Data Centre Services, Tata Communications
India -headquartered Tata Communications has further expanded its data centre network with new strategic partnerships with Pacific Link Telecom (PLT) in Malaysia, NEXTDC in Australia, and Interxion in Germany and Austria.
Tata Communications vice president, data centre services, Srinivasan CR said the partnerships have helped to both the company's extend data centre portfolio as well as provide a more uniform global customer experience across.
As businesses go global, the addition of new geographies means customers can now have a single vendor operation and contract for a secure, robust and scalable data centre network, said Srinivasan.
With these moves, Tata Communications now has one million square feet of colocation space across the globe and these new state-of-the-art partner sites in Malaysia, Australia, Austria and Germany will act as extensions to further expand its global data centre footprint, he said.
He said the company's data centres are integrated into Tata Communications' global IP network, offering maximum traffic capacity into and out of its facilities.
"As technologies evolve and newer trends like BYOD [bring your own device] and video streaming become a central part of enterprise business needs, it is important to have these applications hosted on a global data centre network to provide a uniform experience to the end-user," he added.
"In addition, hosting applications in interconnected data centre enables the user to access the data from anywhere, anytime and on any device," said Srinivasan. "Expanding our data centre footprint forms part of our strategy to enable businesses with the most robust backbone for their organisations' digital infrastructure."
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