New Delhi, India, November 20, 2014: Nxtra Data Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel announced that it has joined the NetApp Alliance Partner Program, as part of its collaboration with NetApp to offer managed external cloud services across enterprise, government and carrier segments in India. As a NetApp Unified Partner, Nxtra Data extends Cloud (both private & hybrid) and MHS (Managed Hosting Services) built on NetApp’s FAS Storage Systems and NetApp’s operating system – clustered Data ONTAP – as well as backup-recovery services built on NetApp’s SnapVault.
Neil Pollock, CEO – Nxtra Data Limited said “We take pride in building products and service offerings that provide end-to-end solutions. Together with NetApp, we will further work towards delivering the best to meet customer requirements and SLA’s for Cloud (private, public and hybrid) and Managed Hosting Services.”
Anil Valluri, President, NetApp India & SAARC Operations said, “Partnering with industry leaders, such as Nxtra Data through the NetApp Alliance Partner Program, has been critical to the success of our growth in India. There is an increased demand for managed cloud hosting services which is why this collaboration is a key one. Our partnership with Nxtra Data will provide customers managed cloud hosting services that accelerate businesses in new markets.”
The NetApp FAS storage systems optimize memory and I/O bandwidth to provide superior performance while providing the network connectivity and capacity scaling needed to meet growing and changing data center requirements. The NetApp FAS8000 storage systems provide an enterprise storage solution that enables a high return on investment and accelerates resource-intensive applications with hybrid flash arrays that give more than 2.6M IOPs of flash-integrated, low-latency performance.
NetApp’s operating system, clustered Data ONTAP, serves as a foundation for the hybrid cloud, speeding application response and agility to new business changes and opportunities. The software controls and manages enterprise data consistently and more efficiently with nondisruptive operations.