NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has announced that the company launches two new high-density and hyperscale data centers in Mumbai and Bangalore, through Netmagic, a subsidiary of NTT Com and one of the leading Managed Hosting and Multi-Cloud Hybrid IT solution providers. Mumbai’s data center (Mumbai DC 6) will offer 7,900 m2 of server room area (equivalent to 2,750 racks), and Bangalore Datacenter (Bangalore DC 3) will offer 5,700 m2 of server room area (equivalent to 1,500 racks). These two facilities will expand NTT Com’s data center capacity (server room) in India by 70%.
Extending the promise of world-class data center facilities to Indian customers, these are yet another “Nexcenter” branded data centers in the country. The data centers will deliver Netmagic's entire suite of services including managed colocation, dedicated hosting, multi-cloud, IT infrastructure monitoring & management, managed security, disaster recovery, and managed app hosting. These new data centers in Mumbai and Bangalore are operational with some marquee anchored customers on-board already.
“This occasion is of great pride for us, as these new data centers in Mumbai and Bangalore reflect the added advantage of Netmagic’s operational excellence in Managed Services. This gives these data centers the capability of becoming the new benchmark for the industry in India,” said Takanobu Maeda, senior vice president global business, member of the Board, NTT Communications Corporation. “These facilities are a part of our Nexcenter brand of Global data center services providing end-to-end ICT solutions combining data center/cloud, network and managed services, thereby, capitalizing on the trend of enterprises’ migrating their on-premise systems to the cloud.”
“On the 20th anniversary of Netmagic, it gives me great pleasure to announce our two new data centers in Mumbai and Bangalore, which will facilitate Indian and multi-national enterprises in experiencing our state-of-the-art facilities,” said Sharad Sanghi, MD & CEO, Netmagic (An NTT Communications Company). “Given Mumbai's and Bangalore’s business importance, Netmagic’s Mumbai DC 6 and Bangalore DC 3 are poised to become the very heart of India’s IT Infrastructure needs, offering the right platform for enterprises and start-ups alike, to grow, scale and innovate in order to take business to the next level.”
Enterprises are demanding increasingly complex and diversified ICT environments to digitally transform their businesses. In particular, companies require hybrid ICT environments that combine security and reliability for core tasks and flexibility and agility for artificial intelligence (AI), internet of things (IoT) and fintech technologies.
India is Asia’s third-largest market for data center services, following only Japan and China, and market growth is averaging high annual rates of 25% to 30%. Data centers are using increasingly more data as large IT providers launch new cloud services for mobile internet, e-commerce, IoT and big data. NTT Com, which offers Netmagic data centers in Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi (Noida) and Chennai, opened its India Bangalore 2 Data Center in 2014 and India Mumbai 5 Data Center (Mumbai DC5) in 2015.
Going forward, NTT Com will continue to strengthen its hybrid ICT solutions to support the digital transformations of customers in India.
Features of Mumbai DC6 and Bangalore DC3
Mumbai DC6 is conveniently located just 15 minutes by car from Mumbai International Airport and is adjacent to NTT Com’s India Mumbai DC5. It will deliver services mainly for multiple Indian and foreign firms engaged in Internet, media and financial services. Bangalore DC3, which is located in a data center-dedicated building in Whitefield in east Bangalore, will support companies engaged mainly in IT services and business process outsourcing (BPO) services for system development and operational management, both domestic and international.
Top-level stability for electric power and connectivity
Both facilities meet the rigorous equipment and operations standards of NexcenterTM, NTT Com’s data center service brand. Also, redundant electric power, cooling and telecommunication equipment and robust security equipment will enable top-level reliability and SLAs for customers operating in the Indian market. Although India’s electric power supply is unstable and blackouts occur often, both data centers will supply stable electric power 24/7, including UPS.
Network and cloud-service solutions for business development
High-speed, large-capacity Network services will be offered under a National Long Distance license and a Virtual Network Operator – International Long Distance license that have been acquired by NTT Communications India Network Services. Solutions combining NTT Com’s network and cloud services will enable customers to optimize their hybrid ICT environments.
Secure, flexible operational services backed by international certifications
Services based on Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) guidelines for IT system operational management will ensure secure, flexible management. Remote-hand services will be provided by on-site technicians skilled in advanced operational system that has acquired international certifications such as ISO27001, ISO9001 and ISO20000-1, and also SAP and Cisco certifications. In addition, the data centers will acquire certification under the PCI DSS information security standard for branded credit cards.