Streamcast Group, a private IP cloud operator, announced its plans to launch a high compute date centre in Sawantwadi, Maharashtra, through its cloud computing business, Streamcloud. Spread across 12 acres of land, Streamcloud’s new Data Centre will mark the company’s first data centre in India with an investment of over INR 2200+ crore over the next four-five years.
Laying the foundation of Streamcloud’s first Data Centre in India, Streamcast Group held a ground-breaking ceremony in presence of Hon. Minister Deepak Kesarkar as the Chief Guest of the occasion along with Hon. inayak Raut, Member of Parliament for Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg Constituency, and Nimish Pandya, Chairperson, Streamcast Group.
Speaking on the occasion, Hon. Minister Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of State for Home (rural) Planning, Finance and Guardian minister of Sindhudurg said, “Sindhudurg is a haven of natural beauty. It is bestowed with environmental treasure and it has always been our endeavour to protect and nurture it and at the same time, make it known on the global map. Welcoming sectors such as IT and Engineering to Sindhudurg, we are welcoming non-polluting yet futuristic industries to Sindhudurg. Today, with Streamcloud, it is a beginning of this future. We are opening the doors of technology and with that, opportunities of employment and specialised training. And with Streamcast’s philosophy of benefiting the entire community, the launch of SAI Centre of IT Excellence will give the youth of Sindhudurg an opportunity to train in all facets of hardware and software development, empowering them to work anywhere in this global landscape.”
Commenting on the company’s commitment to India, Mark Aldridge - COO, Streamcloud, said, “The Streamcast Group’s philosophy and belief has always been to enrich the human life experience through technology. We at Streamcloud are incredibly proud to be working on such a prestigious Partnership here in Sawantwadi. Not only will we deliver the most powerful compute Datacentre but also see its preservation as an ‘area of outstanding beauty’ as one of our core drivers to ensure we leave a positive lasting impression. One that can provide for the local economy as well as put Sawantwadi on the Global Datacentre infrastructure Map. With strong support from the Government and Honourable Minister, Deepak Kesarkar, we are confident of delivering a complete spectrum of services, which we at Streamcast call D2D i.e. Data Centre to Device. And with the talent of Sindhurdurg’s youth, we are sure that SAI Centre of IT Excellence will produce technology experts who will make India proud wherever they go”.
Streamcloud is a high-performance cloud computing business of the Streamcast Group. By leveraging its innovative technology solutions and latest IT infrastructure, Streamcloud Data Centres provide uninterrupted and superior delivery of the core SaaS service offered by the Group at low costs. After the successful launch of its global Data Centre in Malta, Streamcloud’s Data Centre in India, aims to boost development of developing regions by bringing its best in class infrastructure, high-end technology as well as to drive employment and education opportunities in the region.
In line with the company philosophy of supporting community, Streamcast Group will also be setting up a vocational centre under the name of SAI Centre of IT Excellence which will offer IT courses for students. The centre will be launched with the aim to provide the youth of Sindhudurg and Maharashtra with the opportunities to skill themselves in the field of Information Technology and to thereby, generate employment.