Infotech Lead India: IT infrastructure services provider Microland has decided to enter the cloud services market.
The Indian IT infrastructure services provider will offer a set of integrated solutions for cloud design, deployment and management to large and medium size businesses in India.
The cloud services market is estimated to grow to USD 3.5 billion in India by 2015, according to a report by Zinnov.
Microland will provide end-to-end cloud lifecycle services, from consulting, design and architecture to delivery, deployment, implementation, monitoring and management. This will enable companies in evaluating cost-effective and robust open source options for cloud deployment to gain new business capabilities, increased agility and better manageability.
“In India, cloud computing is experiencing explosive growth because of the economics and availability of services that have aligned well with the growth and innovation of new business in the region. Our ability to take advantage of this growth has been strengthened through this announcement with Microland, which allows us to work with customers of all shapes and sizes to build extensible, highly scalable, multi-tenanted clouds,” said Mark Micallef, senior director, Cloud Platforms, Citrix Asia Pacific.
Microland is the first Cloud Advisor Partner for Citrix in India and will leverage its capabilities and expertise in delivering services integration and co-creation of the cloud with its customers.
“We are delighted to be a Citrix Cloud Advisor. Microland is already working with large enterprises on the deployment and migration to private cloud across verticals such as banking, financial services, healthcare and government. With Citrix, we look forward to enhancing our cloud offering and extending them to the service provider segment as well,” said Vaibhav Tewari, vice president & business head – Cloud Services, Microland.