How do you see the Indian Data Centre Industry Growing
Posted on January 5, 2011
How do you see the Indian Data Centre industry growing, especially during the times of recession?
The Indian datacenter industry has been growing at around 35% CAGR. With current slowdown in the Indian & global economy, companies are exploring various options to cut costs without compromising on the performance of their IT systems. We see this slowdown as catalyst for datacenter demand because by using colocation hosting providers and specialized datacenters like CtrlS, customers can obtain the twin benefits of cost saving and management of mission critical infrastructure by an expert.
What are the key verticals that are driving the datacenter growth?
The key sectors driving the growth of Indian Datacenter industry are Banking, Financial Services (BFSI), Insurance, telcos, the information technology industry and Media business.
What are the trends you see in the Indian datacenter industry?
The Indian datacenter industry is passing through an interesting phase. Datacenters are looking to adopt green measures like virtualization, efficient cooling, green rated equipment to increase the efficiency of the datacenter and at the same time decrease the power bill in an environment friendly and cost effective manner. For instance at CtrlS has implemented green measures and decreased the operating cost by 25% and increased the datacenter utilization by 25%.
What is the importance of data storage and security?
Data is the life blood of organizations today and they are dependent on data to run their business. Hence storing data safely and protecting it becomes all the more critical. The datacenter bridges the gap between data storage and security. At CtrlS we have implemented six zone security system which safe guards the mission critical data of our customers.
What kind of growth you are experiencing? What Targets?
We have a very positive outlook for the datacenter industry as organizations require specialized datacenter players like CtrlS to meet their requirements of scalability & flexibility to meet their expansion & growth requirements.
Which partners you are working with?
We have tied up partners across India who are reputed System Integrators and Independent Software Vendors. The idea is to build an ecosystem around the customer through valued partners and by leveraging combined strengths of one another to deliver an end to end and cost effective solution
What are the solutions offered by CtrlS Datacenters?
CtrlS Datacenters is in the business of managing complete IT infrastructure & applications of enterprises, colocation, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning. For instance, one of the leading media companies have outsourced their complete IT infrastructure & services to CtrlS. This enabled them to focus on their core business without having to worry about IT and also resulted in significant savings for them. We have also provisioned high density hosting rack space for some our existing customers from the Telecom and BFSI verticals.
Tell us more about CtrlS Datacenters receiving Rs. 250 Crore equity funding?
In today's scenario, the top 1000 enterprises in India need a datacenter which can give them the triple benefits of tailor made, world class infrastructure, multiple connectivity options and more importantly, scalability on demand. CtrlS is addressing all these demands by adding 5,00,000 Sq. feet of Tier 4 datacenter space across major cities in India We are now hopeful of meeting the existing and potential customers demand for greater capacity. This infrastructure will help customers slash costs, reduce complexities and increase efficiencies in deploying and maintaining IT infrastructure