SUSE Partners With ESDS To Support 'Make in India'

by CXOtoday News Desk    Oct 04, 2016


Open source company SUSE announced the appointment of Exuberant Support for Data Services (ESDS), a Nashik-based cloud hosting firm, as its first Indian Cloud Service Partner. The company aimed to support Make in India with its business plan.

SUSE claimed  to sign up with an Indian cloud service provider to offer hosted services in the market. Both companies will collaborate to offer an extensive computing environment for enterprises to run their business-critical applications and workloads.

Rajarshi Bhattacharyya, Country Head at SUSE, India, says “We are very excited to have an Indian cloud service provider to cater to our customer base in the local market. This is part of our efforts to encourage entrepreneurs in the country to build highly competitive products locally and support Make in India.”

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SUSE, India has always played a vital role in enhancing and expanding its business in India and also aimed to support Narendra Modi’s Make in India Campaign. Some of the Important Business plan that SUSE has taken are as follows

ESDS’ eNlight Cloud, a cloud platform developed in-house in their India facility, comes with the ability to automatically scale CPU and RAM on-demand. 

 ”We believe that our partnership with SUSE will enable us to capture a bigger share in the market and help us to compete with global giants in the cloud space”Piyush Somani, Founder, MD & CEO, ESDS, comments,

SUSE’s CSP partner ecosystem so far consists of only the global cloud giants like Amazon, Azure, Rackspace and Verizon. SUSE has recently partnered with SaltStack to offer customers automated management of virtually all data center resources at massive scale.

SUSE is also eyeing for better channel partnerships across the country. It has recently launched channel programs making it easier for channel partners to address the key needs of their customers. The new SUSE program focuses on enterprise Linux, software-defined storage, OpenStack cloud and systems management for channel partners.

Partners that resell open source enterprise technology from SUSE will benefit from new, improved training and certification pathways along with enhanced profitability structures that recognize and reward partners’ engagement with SUSE.