SAP India recently announced that the company would be investing INR 500 crore in the country to help customers localise and offer a multi-cloud choice. The company stated that is will make its multi-cloud solutions available in India data centres. It speaks of the company’s commitment to driving the growth of tech in the country.
Speaking about the announcement, Scott Russell, President, SAP Asia Pacific Japan said that SAP’s commitment to supporting India’s growth vision remains a top priority. He stated that they are determined to achieve this with deeper collaboration with their customers, ecosystem and the government.
“Our investment in India is toward accelerating the nation’s digital agenda and our customers’ transformation in the cloud,” he said.
With one of the largest and most diverse business-to-business cloud portfolios, SAP India is a leading cloud company that is aggressively working toward addressing local customer demands. SAP further fortified its commitment to enterprises with the benefits of integrated cloud technologies to deliver the greatest flexibility and be data compliant under the upcoming Personal Data Protection Bill.
Multi-cloud strategy is the newest trend in cloud technology, and includes adoption of a mixture of IaaS services from two or more cloud providers and sharing workloads between each of them.
“Today, customers are seeking scalability, faster deployment, data compliancy and cost-effective solutions to enable innovation and achieve prompt business outcomes,” said Kulmeet Bawa, SAP Indian Subcontinent President and Managing Director.
“SAP intends to advance the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat [self-reliant India] by leveraging an agile and scalable cloud technology that is co-developed in India and now made available in local data centers to help Indian enterprises recalibrate their businesses to run better,” he added.
The official statement by the company noted that as customers are looking to move at an accelerated speed to the cloud for greater resiliency, SAP is committed to providing with the state-of-the-art technology and deep market expertise to help with the local market requirements. It will further help enterprises harness their data faster to become future-ready.
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