Bharti Airtel has entered into a strategic partnership with Vultr, the world’s largest privately-held cloud computing company, to offer cloud solutions to enterprises in India. Airtel will offer Vultr’s extensive suite of cloud solutions to its enterprise customers, especially those in the digital space and help them gain unrivaled global reach and cost-performance advantage to build, test, and run demanding cloud workloads.
The cloud solutions will be hosted in Airtel’s state-of-the-art data centres across Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi-NCR, enabling businesses to scale their digital operations globally. Businesses of all sizes and across all industries can now leverage cutting-edge cloud technologies to accelerate digital innovation, optimise global cloud performance, and maximise return on global cloud spend. They can also enjoy simple and transparent pricing to avoid billing shocks.
Airtel will offer all of Vultr’s services as a part of its enterprise solutions and these include – cloud compute and optimised cloud compute, as well as ground-breaking cloud GPU and fractionalised GPU offerings for advanced workloads tied to artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), HPC, analytics, visual computing, and gaming use cases.
Commenting on the development, J.J. Kardwell, CEO, Constant, the parent company of Vultr, said, “Vultr is on a mission to make high-performance cloud infrastructure easy to use, affordable, and locally accessible for businesses and developers around the world. With 30 cloud data centre locations globally, including three locations in India in Airtel data centres, Vultr provides unrivaled price-to-performance and global reach. Combined with Airtel’s unmatched connectivity and managed services capabilities, Vultr is an ideal platform for accelerating business transformation and digital success.”
Meanwhile, Ganesh Lakshminarayan, CEO – Enterprise, Airtel Business, said, “Our partnership with Vultr comes at a very exciting time as the country continues to aggressively embrace 5G technology and increasingly adopt digital solutions as a way of doing business. This partnership will help us to deliver complex cloud solutions at competitive costs which when combined with our legacy network strength and connectivity, offers an attractive proposition to our enterprise customers.”