Bharti Airtel has announced a strategic partnership with Bridgepointe Technologies. The Airtel-Bridgepointe partnership will enable US enterprises interested in expanding to India and Africa to leverage Airtel’s digital infrastructure solution.
Airtel’s knowledge, experience and understanding of every layer of the communications ecosystem, combined with the company’s commitment to sustainability, creates the perfect framework for partnerships with companies such as Bridgepointe looking to expand into India and Africa.
Commenting on the partnership, Vani Venkatesh, chief executive officer, global business, Airtel, said, “At Airtel, we have massive network investments, a strong product ecosystem and a large customer base, especially in India and Africa. We are delighted to collaborate with Bridgepointe to extend our extensive suite of products to their customer base.”
Meanwhile, Mel Melara, vice president, sales, and head, data centre practice, Bridgepointe Technologies, said, “We are pleased to partner with Airtel in the Indian and African marketplace, one of the marquee suppliers in the region. With our relationships and Airtel’s reach and credibility in the market, we are confident that we can create substantial opportunities for companies looking to expand their digital businesses into these regions. This partnership is a prime example of how Bridgepointe’s Data Centre practice continues to expand its reach worldwide to benefit our enterprise customers.”
Through this partnership, Bridgepointe will leverage its own established foothold in the data centre market and be able to offer all of Airtel’s products and services as part of their portfolio. Major offerings include global connectivity solutions, DIA, IPLC, data centre and SD-WAN.
Additionally, the partnership will capitalise on Nxtra by Airtel’s largest network of secure, scalable, and sustainable data centres in India offering services to several leading enterprises, hyperscalers, start-ups, SMEs and governments across the country. Nxtra’s commitment to sustainability and achieving net zero by 2031 will also be at the forefront of Bridgepointe’s outreach.