China/India, 20th December: Alibaba Group’s cloud computing arm, Alibaba Cloud, announced the company will open a new Indian data center in January. The new data center will be located in Mumbai and Alibaba Cloud maintains that it will help it to meet the surging demand for cloud computing services in India.
Alibaba Cloud will provide services including planning, implementation and after-sales support through its newly established local team. The new team will include experienced, professional consultants to assist customers as they migrate their data and business to the cloud.
Simon Hu, Senior Vice President of Alibaba Group and President of Alibaba Cloud, commented, “We are excited to be officially opening our new Mumbai, India data center in early 2018, enabling us to work closely with more Indian enterprises. These local enterprises are innovative and operating in growth sectors, and we look forward to empowering them through our cloud computing and data technologies. As we build out the Alibaba Cloud network globally, India is another important piece that is now firmly in place. This continues our commitment to India, helping it to develop trade opportunities with other markets in the region and beyond.”
Source: Alibaba Group press release