A U.S.-based firm Dragonfly Data Factory, engaged in enterprise cloud and data infrastructures, announced the launch of the world’s first “software defined cloud enabled” data facility in Hyderabad.
CEO Ram Pothula and company’s founder intimated reporters that the data factory would give customers complete freedom to combine their choice of tools from industry-leading providers to mine, manage and monetize their data. The company, which has its presence in three locations in the U.S., also plans to set up soon a data facility in Visakhapatnam in neighboring Andhra Pradesh.
Dragonfly has also drawn up aggressive plans for hiring. The headcount, which stands at 64 at all locations now, will be 364 by the end of 2015 and 2,700 by end of 2016. Pothula said majority of data scientists will be hired for Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam locations, which will serve as the main development centers.