Google, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., is expanding its cloud infrastructure in India by establishing more data centers around New Delhi, to satisfy growing customer expectations in a critical emerging area. Although, Google has not revealed the exact amount of investment to establish the data centers. The big and small enterprises can leverage these data centers by getting solutions and storage space to store, operate, and manage their apps, databases, etc. while meeting arising data sovereignty.
Currently, Google cloud has three data centers in Mumbai, the rumors of expanding the number of data centers were roaming around since last year. Apart from Google Microsoft’s Azure and Amazon’s AWS has also established its data centers in different regions of India including Pune, Chennai, and Mumbai. In fact, Google cloud came to India after the establishment of AWS and Azure’s data centers. “We’ve seen a tremendous rise in demand for Google cloud services in India, so broadening our presence in a cloud-based area allows us to deliver more opportunities for development over several years,” Thomas Kurian, Chief executive officer at Google Cloud stated during a media briefing. The new network would aid in damage restoration throughout India and provide minimal bandwidth for numerous state-owned firms across Delhi. It is expected that India’s young startup ecosystem has indeed aided in increasing the adoption of cloud services.
Google cloud has several Indian customers including ShareChat, Cleartrip, HDFC Bank, and many more others. Furthermore, Google has made a huge investment in India. It contributed $4.5 billion to Jio the largest telecom service in India. Besides this, Google Cloud also announced in June that it was joining hands with Reliance Jio to assist the company by providing innovative solutions to help in business and consumer offerings amid the release of 5g network service.