Yotta’s Cloud Data Center in GIFT City, Gujarat goes live

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Yotta's Cloud Data Center in GIFT City, Gujarat goes live
Yotta's Cloud Data Center in GIFT City, Gujarat goes live

Yotta G1 Data centre, announced at Vibrant Gujarat, is situated at GIFT City in Gandhinagar and is the only data center facility in this strategic location that not only offers colocation but also offers the full stack of cloud, managed IT, and cyber security services to store and process data and applications for a variety of use cases, including AI models and enterprise applications.

Gandhinagar and Mumbai, January 10, 2024: Yotta Data Services, an end-to-end digital transformation service provider, has announced that its state-of-the-art data centre facility, “Yotta G1,” located in GIFT city, Gandhinagar, is ready for service (RFS).

The opening of this data center marks the debut of Yotta in Gujarat and progresses the company’s mission to provide digital services in India’s high-growth markets.

G1 is Yotta’s fifth data center facility in the country. It joins four large operational data centers, two of which, at Navi Mumbai and Greater Noida, are part of hyperscale campuses. Yotta G1 is uniquely located inside the International Financial Services Center (IFSC) zone of Gandhinagar’s Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).

G1 represents an investment of more than INR 500 crore over five years across critical non-IT and IT, cloud, and AI compute infrastructure. The data center has a capacity of over 350 high-density racks and 2 MW of power (which can be scaled further as per demand). The facility is designed to meet the most demanding digital needs of its customers, who may be located within GIFT City or anywhere in the world, by seamlessly delivering fault-tolerant facility infrastructure, high-performance cloud compute and storage infrastructure, advanced physical and cyber security, unmatched connectivity, and steadfast sustainability.

For large global enterprises operating in the GIFT City IFSC zone, the G1 data center functions as a potential data embassy, whereby their stored data is subject to the laws and regulations of their home country, thus allowing them to maintain sovereignty over their data, even when stored in India. By storing data in a physically different location, global enterprises can ensure continuity of operations in the event of major disruptions within their borders. The data center’s location also ensures compliance with the IFSC regulations, providing businesses in the zone with distinct advantages like free foreign exchange convertibility, a liberalized regulatory environment, and business-friendly policies. It also helps enterprises adhere to the IFSC’s compliance requirements, including being mandated to host their data within the IFSC zone.

Commenting on the announcement, Darshan Hiranandani, Co-founder and Chairman, Yotta Data Services, said, “The state of Gujarat, with GIFT City, has been at the forefront of providing a viable and sustainable platform for global businesses to set up base in India. The setting up of the IFSC zone is a further testament to their vision for financial services companies. We are proud to support this vision of the Gujarat government with a state-of-the-art data center within the IFSC zone, providing the latest and best in cutting-edge technologies to help businesses set up and scale their businesses while also adhering to all regulatory requirements.”

Adding to this, Sunil Gupta, Co-Founder, MD & CEO, Yotta Data Services, said, “Yotta’s G1 marks a pivotal milestone in delivering high-end data center, cloud, AI compute, storage, connectivity, and cybersecurity services to enterprises both on a global and local scale in the Gujarat region. Besides serving the domestic enterprises within and outside GIFT City, our data center shall serve as a potential data embassy for global enterprises, enabling them to adhere to their respective countries’ laws while offering a dependable and secure locale for offshore data storage.”

G1 Data centre stands out in GIFT City for being a data center offering more than just colocation services. True to Yotta’s stature as the end-to-end digital transformation partner of choice for enterprises, G1 brings forth a suite of key features, ranging from advanced data security and customized business solutions to an indigenous hyperscale cloud offering, an AI-GPU compute offering, state-of-the-art infrastructure, cybersecurity expertise, seamless integration with managed IT services, 24/7 customer support, cost optimization, and an overall competitive edge.

This announcement follows on the heels of Yotta’s recent launch of its cloud services, Shakti Cloud and Yntraa Cloud. Powered by NVIDIA’s top-of-the-line GPUs, Shakti Cloud is India’s largest and fastest AI-HPC supercomputer, delivering cutting-edge GPU computing infrastructure, platforms, and services, including infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, and software as a service. Yntraa Cloud, on the other hand, is a truly indigenous hyperscale cloud platform on par with global cloud platforms, offering an exhaustive range of cloud products and services.

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