Delivery of this new infrastructure marks a major step forward in provisioning next generation connectivity services to support digital transformation and economic growth across India and the emerging markets.
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a subsidiary of Reliance Communications (RCOM), today announced the deployment of its Cumulous Network, which will boost connectivity in the seven Indian Capital cities across the Indian sub-continent while providing connectivity between the international gateways in Chennai and Mumbai.
“Chennai and Mumbai are both powerhouse cities and gateways for the major tech and financial institutions doing business across the Indian sub-continent,” said Bill Barney, Co-CEO, Reliance Communications and Chairman & CEO, GCX. “The new Cumulous Network will complement our digital backbone as we complete deployment of our Cloud infrastructure across India.”
Based on current 100G technology, GCX will be able to deliver significant capacity across this important Indian sub-continent route with the ability to further upgrade in the future in alignment with technological advancements and market demand. The new network will interconnect with RCOM’s established network of data centers, connected by India's largest terrestrial fiber network which connects seamlessly into GCX’s global subsea infrastructure.
“The new Cumulous Network will be a vital backbone to meet soaring demands of new applications such as the company’s new initiatives in the Internet of Things, the deployment of Cloud infrastructure as well as the continued expansion of enterprise franchise in India,” said Wilfred Kwan, Chief Operation Officer, Reliance Communications (Enterprise) and GCX.
This announcement comes after the company announced a massive deleveraging of its assets through a wireless merger with Aircel, a tower divestment with Brookfield and most recently the sale of its Yipes business in North America.
Reliance Communications (RCOM) and its global subsidiary Global Cloud Xchange (GCX) offer a comprehensive portfolio of solutions customized for carriers, enterprises and OTT/new media companies over its global and Indian domestic network assets, spanning 285,000 route kms across the globe. With its next generation CLOUD X platform and world-class data centers directly connected to the world's leading Cloud providers, the company is equipped to provide enterprises access to the latest Cloud technology across the Emerging Markets Corridor, spanning Asia, North America, Europe and the Middle East.