Streamcast Group to set up its first datacentre in India, plans to invest over Rs 2200 crore in next 4-5 years

Sawantwadi: Streamcast Group, a private IP cloud operator has announced its plans to launch a high compute datecentre in Sawantwadi located in Maharashtra state, through its cloud computing business arm Streamcloud. Spread across 12 acres of land, Streamcloud’s new datacentre will mark the company’s first datacentre in India with an investment of over Rs 2200 crore over the next 4-5 years. Also, it plans to launch SAI Centre of IT Excellence – a learning institute for advanced vocational IT courses for the youth of Sindhudurg and neighbouring areas.

“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,” said Deepak Kesarkar, Minister of State for Home (rural) Planning, Finance and Guardian Minister of Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra.

“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, Mr. 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,” said Mark Aldridge – COO, Streamcloud.

Streamcloud is a high-performance cloud computing business of the Streamcast Group. By leveraging its innovative technology solutions and latest IT infrastructure, Streamcloud Datacentres provide uninterrupted and superior delivery of the core SaaS service offered by the group at low costs. After the successful launch of its global datacentre in Malta, Streamcloud’s datacentre 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 IT and to thereby, generate employment.

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