New Delhi - 14 September, 2011
-NetApp India today announced its partnership with Sai
InfoSystem (India) Limited , India's premier Information Technology
company, to support data center services powered by BSNL and
managed by Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited. Through this
affiliation, NetApp will enable Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited to
provide a flexible, efficient & secure multi-tenant storage
environment that will help Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited -BSNL
data centres offer cloud services including co-location, managed
hosting and enterprise cloud services . Cloud services offered by
Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited & BSNL would target the
Government segment & large and medium enterprises.
- As a NetApp Service Provider Partner, Sai InfoSystem (India)
Limited will be able to offer differentiated services using
industry leading storage solutions from NetApp which would create
the foundation for a secure shared infrastructure environment for
- Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited will leverage storage efficiency
features like Thin Provisioning, Thin Cloning, Thin Replication,
De-duplication and Compression on primary & secondary storage.
The reduced operational costs and higher efficiency would help Sai
InfoSystem (India) Limited build flexible & efficient cloud
- Enablement : Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited would have access
to related technical and sales trainings from NetApp which would
help them build profitable enterprise- class services based on
lower costs and predictable service levels.
- Joint Go - to - Market: Under the program NetApp will help Sai
InfoSystem (India) Limited expand their coverage by rolling joint
go- to - market initiatives leveraging NetApp's selling
- Sunil Kakkad, CEO Sai InfoSystem (India)
"NetApp has a very robust Service Provider program which will help
us leverage NetApp's leading technologies. In addition, access to
NetApp sales and reseller community to reach out to a wider
audience will help us expand our footprint."
- Rajesh Awasthi, Director - Telecom & Cloud Service
Provider, NetApp India
"Storage is foundational to business success and what an
organisation decides today will pave the way for future business
growth. There is a major shift in the Indian business environment.
Organisations are looking at scalable and flexible business models
using shared IT infrastructure. CIOs are focussed on delivering IT
on Demand and NetApp & Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited would
help customers by enabling IT to be an accelerator of the
- Pillappan Karuppiah, A.Vice President - Strategic
Initiatives Sai InfoSystem (India) Limited
"NetApp has global experience in deploying storage solution for
secure multi-tenant storage services. In addition NetApp technology
is best suited for Cloud Service environment"
NetApp creates innovative storage and data management solutions
that accelerate business breakthroughs and deliver outstanding cost
efficiency. Discover NetApp's passion for helping companies around
the world go further, faster at www.netapp.com/in.
About Sai InfoSystem (India)
Sai InfoSystem (India) Ltd. is India's Largest Total Solutions
Provider having an International presence. Popularly known as
"SIS", the company is the largest IT Company of Gujarat. The
Company has operations in 17 states, over 100 support centres, 3
manufacturing units and a team of over 1000 IT professionals. The
company provides innovative hardware and software solutions to a
clientele that includes ONGC, ISRO, ADANI, IFFCO, BSNL, GIL, Union
and State Government authorities among a host of others. The
company has a turnover exceeding Rs 1500 crores. (FY '10-'11).
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