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GPX Launches First Open Cloud Exchange in India InterconnectingCloud Service Providers Hosted at GPX’s Data Centers

Empowering India’s Enterprise Cloud Adoption, the service providescustomers an easy, scalable and secure way to connect to multiple Cloud platforms

Mumbai, India - May 20th, 2020: GPX India Pvt. Ltd., a global data center andinterconnection leader providing next-generation, carrier-neutral, cloud-agnosticservices, announces the launch of GPX Open Cloud Exchange at its Mumbai datacenter campus. GPX is the first data center and interconnection provider in India tooffer an Open Cloud Exchange service which enables direct, private and secureconnection to multiple Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) hosted inside the same GPXdata center campus where the GPX Open Cloud Exchange is hosted.GPX Cloud Exchange strengthens GPX’s market-leading and high-performanceInterconnection Ecosystem that exists in the GPX Mumbai data center campus.Utilizing the GPX Open Cloud Exchange service, Enterprises can seamlessly connectto multiple Cloud providers via a single port, accelerating their Cloud adoption andestablishing enterprise edge nodes to optimize their hybrid-cloud and multi-cloudnetwork strategies. With burgeoning Digital Transformation underway in India, thenation’s Cloud market is expected to grow threefold to $7.1 billion by 2022, accordingto a recent Nasscom report.“Building upon GPX’s theme of service neutrality, we are looking forward to makingour customers’ journey to the Cloud seamless. Currently, we have 8 CSPs present inGPX’s Mumbai Data Center campus, three of which offer private direct connectionservices. The GPX Interconnection Ecosystem consists of 12 Carriers, 130+ ISPs, 4IXPs, 8 CSPs, 9 CDNs and leading global content providers with geographic proximityto subsea cables offering the richest interconnection platform in India,” said Nick Tanzi,President and CEO of GPX Global Systems, Inc.As part of GPX Cloud Solutions, GPX has been offering GPX Direct Cloud Connectservice to enterprise customers for over four years. This service provides directconnection services to GPX three CSP partners—AWS Direct Connect, Google CloudDedicated Interconnect and Oracle Cloud FastConnect, all of whom have an edgenode hosted inside the GPX Mumbai data center campus. Through the GPX OpenCloud Exchange service offering, GPX will provide easy and scalable way forenterprises to off-load their IT workloads to these CSPs, and shift loads with highflexibility with scalable interconnection capacity from 100 Mbps to 100 Gbps. GPX willbe partnering with additional CSPs with direct connection capabilities to increaseoptions for customers. In addition, as part of GPX Cloud Value-Added Services, GPXoffers ‘Cloud Data Upload Service’ that enables customers to upload their data to AWSin a cost-effective and efficient manner.2“We have been using GPX’s Direct Cloud Connect service for almost two years toconnect to Amazon Web Services. GPX has taken the complexity out of Cloudconnectivity and made our journey to the Cloud easy and efficient. We like GPX’spricing model of a combined charge for port and Cross Connect, with the option toupgrade rapidly. GPX team is very process oriented and supportive,” said BhishamSharma, Manager, Network & Security, Jubilant Life Sciences.“Our innovative Open Cloud Exchange service will empower the Indian enterprises toleverage multiple Cloud platforms in an easy and cost-efficient way. GPX is the onlydata center and interconnection provider to offer an Open Cloud Exchange serviceconnected to multiple CSPs hosted within GPX Mumbai data center campus, thereforeoffering highly reliable and scalable service,” said Manoj Paul, Managing Director, GPXIndia Pvt. Ltd.