US start-up picks a Cloud deal in India

By : |July 22, 2009 0

CHENNAI: Srini NewCo, a US start-up is developing an Enterprise-class Application Hosting platform that would run on top of existing Cloud Service Providers such as Amazon EC2.

In a recent deal signed, Anantara Solutions, a player in Second Generation Outsourcing (SGO), will help Srini NewCo in building this platform which will help customers in hosting their applications on the Cloud.

Anantara Solutions announced that it has won this deal from Srini NewCo the US-based start-up. It adds in a press release that Cloud Computing is one of the six distinguishing markers of SGO. Indicating a growing demand for SGO, the number of customers Anantara serves increased from 38 in FY 08 to 87 in FY 09, it adds.

Commenting on the client win, Sundararaj Subbarayalu, Partner – Technologies and Founding Team Member, Anantara Solutions, said, "Anantara’s management team built one of the world’s first Cloud Computing practices including Grid Computing and full-scale Utility Computing. This helped Anantara propose a solution with grounding in practice."

G B Prabhat, Founder and CEO, Anantara Solutions, added, "SGO has become extremely compelling in these recessionary times. Anantara will extensively leverage its Cloud Computing capabilities to help customers migrate to a pay-per-use architecture."

Commenting on the partnership, Srini Gurrapu, Founder, Srini NewCo, said, "Cloud Computing has become one of the top IT initiatives across all enterprise customers. It is perceived as one of the major transformative themes in the IT industry that rides on the convergence of Systems, Applications, Storage, Networking and Security to deliver IT as an on-demand managed service. However, the current Cloud service platforms have significant limitations to be trusted by enterprise customers to run mission critical applications. Srini NewCo’s core focus is on developing an application management platform that addresses this vital need.”

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