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Ashnik starts offering NGINX Plus to enterprises in India

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Ashnik has announced its partnership with NGINX. This new deal brings scalable and flexible NGINX Plus solution to enterprises in the Indian market.

“We are excited about our partnership with NGINX, which allows us to empower our enterprise customers to move to high quality, software-based load balancers, reducing total cost of ownership by up to 85 percent over expensive hardware vendors,” said Sandeep Khuperkar, director, India at Ashnik, in a joint statement.

Ashnik is offering NGINX Plus with an application-based pricing model to let customers leverage its existence on their entire application including load balancing, caching and web as well as media serving in an efficient and effective manner. Also, the Singapore-headquartered company is set to provide its consulting, system integration and implementation services to let businesses easily deploy the advanced application delivery platform.

“We feel that Ashnik, with expertise in a variety of modern, open source solutions, is the right distribution partner for NGINX to grow our integrated application delivery platform’s reach in India and throughout Southeast Asia,” said Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX, in the statement.

NGINX Plus uses the open source NGINX to deliver technical support and enterprise-ready features in addition to the original web server and reverse proxy capabilities. The solution comes preloaded with a superior functionality specifically for mission-critical production environments and simplifies development alongside alleviating operational risk.

The partnership deal enables Ashnik to get one step ahead of other open source providers in India and expand its existing portfolio of solutions in the field of database, business intelligence, big data and containers.