Reliance Communications, a part of Anil Ambani-led group, on Tuesday announced its cloud delivery network in five cities from which companies, state-run agencies and even individuals can get shared, data-related online IT support under one roof. It has deployed new Cloud Xchange nodes in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Cloud Xchange is the company’s cloud computing-cum-delivery solution. It helps in sophisticated delivery and im plementation of cloud-computing based solutions, including content delivery. In some ways, it is like Amazon Web Services.
At a press conference in New Delhi on Tuesday, Reliance Group officials said the company has large data centre facilities with a total capacity of over 600,000 square feet that are connected with fibre, also going beyond the Indian shores with submarine sub-sea cable infrastructure.
When clients subscribe to the cloud services of Reliance Communications that is to share the company’s large storage capacity, processing capability and software applications the nodes help in routing such traffic to any of these data centres to optimise the resources.