Hosting, cloud and IT services provider CenturyLink, Inc. (CenturyLink) and data center managed services provider Nxtra Data Ltd (Nxtra Data
) have formed a partnership. CenturyLink is a communications company catering to millions of customers globally. With 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia, the company’s services extend to Big Data analytics and IT consulting alongside broadband, voice, video, data and managed services. Its partnership with Nxtra Data will see the companies work together on hosting and managed IT services in India.
Nxtra Data has headquarters in Gurgaon, Haryana, India and bills itself as “India's leading data center and cloud service provider”. The company’s services extend to “global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services”. The new partnership merges Nxtra Data's data center management capabilities with CenturyLink's hosting, managed services and cloud capabilities. Together the two companies will cater to Indian businesses and government organizations.
"We are delighted to announce this exclusive business partnership with CenturyLink,”explained Nxtra Data’s Chief Executive Officer Neil Pollock. “Nxtra Data's Managed Services offering is now powered by a global leader in managed services and cloud, delivering a scalable, cost-effective and secure suite of products and services. The Nxtra and CenturyLink India-based teams will collaborate to bring a new standard of capability and service to support Indian enterprises – at the right price. Together, we will set a new benchmark in product performance, security and customer experience. Morever, offloading your organization’s IT requirements to trusted service providers such as Nxtra and CenturyLink, will ensure that you spend more time focused on core business requirements versus back-end IT challenges."Do you know of any other companies forming partnerships? Let us know the details. Add your comments below.