Verizon expands Secure Cloud Interconnect footprint in India
Mumbai March 13 (IANS) Telecommunications giant Verizon India on Tuesday announced it was expanding its "Secure Cloud Interconnect" footprint which provides on-demand access to leading Cloud providers including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
The announcement brings the number of "Secure Cloud Interconnect" partners available to India-based enterprises to nine -- including Google Cloud Platform Oracle Cloud HP IBM Cloud and Salesforce the company said in a statement.
"This expansion is significant for our customers as we now have the ability to connect to two of the biggest global cloud service providers in India " Helen Wong Director of Partner and Product Strategy for Verizon Asia-Pacific said in a statement.
According to a report by market research company TechSci Research the market for Cloud computing services in India is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of over 22 per cent during 2015-2020 driven by increased government spending and adoption by the small and medium business segment.
"This is the start of a number of product investments that we are making. The expansion of our Secure Cloud Interconnect footprint in India comes at a time when our customers are increasingly starting to rein in shadow IT and increase governance of their online assets " added Robert Le Busque Regional Managing Director for Australia New Zealand and India Verizon.