Delhi based Nxtra Data, a subsidiary company of Bharti Airtel
has announced a strategic business partnership with CenturyLink
to cater advanced hosting and managed IT services to enterprises in India. CenturyLink, which offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting along with Nxtra Data’s management skills will provide affordable hosting, managed services and cloud capabilities to assist businesses and government organizations in India.
Neil Pollock, Chief Executive Officer, Nxtra Data, says, “We are delighted to announce this exclusive business partnership with CenturyLink. Nxtra Data’s Managed Services offering is now powered by a global leader in managed services and cloud, delivering a scalable, cost-effective and secure suite of products and services. The Nxtra and CenturyLink India-based teams will collaborate to bring a new standard of capability and service to support Indian enterprises – at the right price.”
Pollock adds that together, the companies will set a new benchmark in product performance, security and customer experience. Morever, offloading an organization’s IT requirements to trusted service providers such as Nxtra and CenturyLink, will ensure that organizations spend more time focused on core business requirements versus back-end IT challenges.
Nxtra claims to offer an integrated portfolio of data center managed services including Co-location, Managed Services, Managed Hosting
, Managed Back-up & Storage, Managed Security, Virtual Compute and Cloud, with both domestic and international network connectivity. Nxtra and CenturyLink will have shares in the revenue through this partnership and will be helping the enterprises and the government to increase customer base in India. The partnership will also allow US based CenturyLink, tap the Indian consumers for its solutions.
Girish Varma, President, Global IT Services and New Market Development, CenturyLink states:
“The strategic alliance forged between CenturyLink and Nxtra addresses the IT needs of Indian enterprises. We are offering access to the same highly secure managed IT solutions and consistent experience available across CenturyLink’s global footprint, taking advantage of Nxtra’s data centres throughout India and engaging our mature India operations.”
Varma also says that this innovative approach to data centre services helps Indian businesses enhance their international reach with CenturyLink’s managed hybrid IT services, as well as CenturyLink customers that want to quickly and easily gain a physical presence in India.