The global cloud computing company, Alibaba Cloud has said on Wednesday it will soon start new data center in India.
The company said the clients can start to sign up for services to be delivered in its new India data centre.
It was reported that the company will open the services in India in January 2018 in Mumbai.
The company said in a statement, “We will deliver cloud computing services to small and medium-size Indian businesses from our new data centre, opening in Mumbai in January, 2018”.
It was learned that the new data center will help meet the demand for cloud computing services among the fast-increasing number of Indian small and medium-size businesses in the region.
Alibaba Cloud in a statement, “India is a key market in Alibaba Cloud’s globalization strategy, and the firm sees tremendous business opportunity, given the rapid growth of the Indian economy”.
India offers business opportunities for rapid economic growth and scope for enterprises to expand beyond the country.
Simon Hu, Alibaba Vice-President said, “The data centre will enable us to work with more Indian enterprises, which are innovative and operate in growth sectors”.
It was further added, “Our vision to empower enterprises to go global is extended to our Indian clients with cloud products, including computing, storage, and big data processing capabilities”.
It was believed that the new data centre will enable Indian businesses to run their applications on the company’s cloud platform.