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Airtel sets up green data centre in Mumbai

TT Correspondent | 06 Dec 2012

Bharti Airtel a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa has launched a new green data centre in Mumbai.
The state has been designed to achieve 1.7- 1.75 PUE, making it one of the most energy efficient facilities in India.
The new data center expands Airtel Business's ability to offer collocation, managed hosting, disaster recovery, remote infrastructure management, application and cloud computing services to small, large and medium enterprises across verticals in Mumbai. This is Airtel's eighth tier 3+ data centre in the country and is in line with Airtel’s growing focus on hosting and managed services segment.
The data centre has been jointly designed and commissioned with India’s NetMagic Solutions Pvt Ltd; is carrier neutral, and is connected to airtel’s first class bandwidth capacity and network support infrastructure to enable scalability, resilience and efficient delivery of services to its valued customers.
Drew Kelton, President, Airtel Business, Bharti Airtel, said “With the launch of this facility, Airtel takes another step in moving beyond its core connectivity services and into collocation, managed and hosting services and bringing these services closer to our clients in Mumbai. It supports our drive to be the preferred IT&T provider delivering end to end solutions to our customers."
Airtel currently operates seven level 3/3+ data centres in NCR, Bangalore, Chennai, Bhubneshwar and Pune, giving PAN India presence and choice to enterprise customers for their both primary/DR requirements.