NxtGen launches SpeedCloud, India’s first Application Services Platform for the global markets


NxtGen, a leading Cloud Technologies and Datacenter provider in India with existing Enterprise Cloud Services (ECS) operations has launched its public cloud computing platform SpeedCloud available for global markets. Backed by best-in-class technology components and powered by Intel, Canonical and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SpeedCloud is NxtGen’s endeavour is to simplify and strengthen the adoption of opensource technologies in the country.

The Indian cloud computing market is pegged at $2.2 billion, according to a recent NASSCOM study while adoption of public cloud services is expected to grow to $4.1 billion as per a forecast by Gartner Inc., a US-based research and advisory company.

SpeedCloud is based on OpenStack and is uniquely equipped to help users to adopt cloud services at value based price points, compared to existing industry options. Enterprises should save up to 82% compared to global service providers and also get superior performance. SpeedCloud accelerates enterprises, start-up and individual developer efforts to build differentiated applications take it to market in matter of weeks by leveraging comprehensive resources available on-demand.

Bare-metal servers for Gaming, High-performance Computing & low-latency database servers
High-performance virtual machines not just infrastructure as a service (IaaS), but also developer frameworks, SQL/NoSQL databases,
Managed Kubernetes as a Service and a new high-performance LXD containers from Canonical
Software as a Service – ready applications built by NxtGen’s in-house team and other ISVs are available

Every application requires few core-capabilities, to process payments, video/audio, data and protect & manage user identities and will be available off the shelf for developers to integrate into their applications and reduce their time to market.

SpeedCloud had been rolled out for a select few customers for their comprehensive testing and valuable inputs. Over 300 gaming servers are being used by customers across Europe and are thrilled by their performance.

SpeedCloud High-performance Computing Cluster was built with know-how and collaboration from HPE-Cray and Intel’s new generation processors, it is being used by few of the premier technology institutions across the country. This would be made available to all technology education institutions for free on a time-share basis so that students can learn to use super-computing models for research.

India is a large country with millions of enterprises, to ensure customers are well engaged, NxtGen is rolling out SpeedCloud via 2,000+ value added partners. These partners are being trained not just to sell these services, but offer managed services for deploying, migrating and managing these cloud services.

A. S. Rajgopal, CEO of NxtGen Infinite Datacenter said, “We at NxtGen take pride in presenting SpeedCloud, a decentralised cloud service built to revolutionize the cloud space globally. It is built to empower users to customise and deploy cloud services on their own terms at unmatched economics and performance. SpeedCloud™ offers a comprehensive platform for building and running applications. At NxtGen, our users are our priority and it is our passion to extend high quality cost-effective services/ solutions to them.”

Click-to-deployment mechanisms & speedy deployments of enterprise applications, pre-integrated modules for complete control, independent operations and services, highly secure physical and logical isolation of workloads, feasibility to scale up or down of workloads and seamless automation and integration between services and modules, makes SpeedCloud™ user-friendly. It also empowers users with its rapid application deployment across Bare Metal, Virtual Machine and Container-based Deployments. Furthermore, a study conducted by Cloud Spectator validates NxtGen’s superior Price-Performance efficiency, best-in-class value and cost optimisation to existing offerings in the market.


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