DigitalOcean launches its new datacenter in Bangalore, India. The snowballing public cloud giant cited to offer a single pricing plan across all of its regions worldwide, including Bangalore. This means SSD enabled cloud servers starting at $5 USD per month, and identical pricing for all additional services like bandwidth, snapshots and beyond.
Bangalore will be DigitalOcean’s 8th region globally, following New York, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Singapore, London, Frankfurt, and Toronto.
The company has also hired a local team and has also partnered with NASSCOM’s 10,000 Startups initiative to grow and support the startup ecosystem in India.
“India is poised to unleash a tremendous amount of innovation in the next decade.” said Ben Uretsky, CEO and CoFounder of DigitalOcean. “We want to empower the next generation of software companies by providing them robust and easy to use cloud infrastructure they need to grow.” “DigitalOcean enables us to operate at peak efficiency,” said Varma Namburi, Lead of IT Operations at V Tiger, the popular open source CRM used by more than 100,000 businesses.
“We focus on product engineering and innovation, and they take care of the rest.” The Bangalore datacenter will feature DigitalOcean’s latest servers and network architecture, which will ensure a consistent and seamless experience for users everywhere regardless of which region they select. DigitalOcean’s second datacenter in Asia will enable local service delivery to over a billion people in India alone and improve performance for neighboring users.
In a short span of time, the company has looped over 700,000 registered customers globally.