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IBM Cloud the first choice of Indian Start-ups


No doubt; India is a major hotspot for developers and startups! Further; expanding business and developing their applications; several start-up organizations across India have adopted IBM Cloud based IBM’s platform as a service, Bluemix offering a developer-friendly catalog based on open standards, portability and choice. 

Yipeedo, WolkenSoft, KlickDoc, and Opteamize Cloud Solutions Private Limited have opted IBM’s platform-as-a-service, Bluemix, as the platform of choice to build their cloud applications.

Bluemix provides access to over 100 tools and services of the most prominent open-source technologies combined with IBM and third-party services that let developers focus all of their energy on the creation of enterprise class cloud applications at consumer scale.

Talking on the adoption Srinath Ranga, Founder, Opteamize Cloud Solutions Private Limited says As a start-up, we need app development platforms that are fast, secured, and easy to use. IBM has a deep understanding of the start-up environment and is helping us create a market differentiation through its cloud based solutions. Bluemix, with cutting edge features like deep analytics or cognitive capabilities, makes apps a lot more innovative and interesting for our audiences.

Vivek Malhotra, Director – Cloud, IBM India / South Asia added; In India, and across the world, Bluemix is getting tremendous response from the startup and developer communities due to its unique capabilities. Based on open source, Bluemix helps startups get a single development and management experience across any combination of public, dedicated and local Bluemix instances. Even if clients have existing infrastructure setups or APIs, they can securely connect those to Bluemix for a hybrid solution. We are excited to support the innovative ideas of these startups and many more such organizations in the future.”

The Catalyst and IBM Global Entrepreneur programs are initiatives that back emerging companies harness the power of IBM Cloud, as well as connect them into IBM’s vast global network of clients, consultants, innovation centers and developers.

Since launching Bluemix, IBM has interacted with over one million developers across India, including thousands of startups, incubators and accelerators, via 15 hackathons run by IBM Cloud and Bluemix meet-ups held throughout the country. IBM has also created eight co-working spaces where IBM Cloud experts drive weekly office hours across Bangalore, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai and Pune to mentor and guide developers from start-ups.


Niloy Banerjee

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