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SUSE ties up with Nashik-based ESDS to enhance Indian cloud developments

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SUSE has announced its partnership with Nashik-based cloud hosting firm Exuberant Support for Data Services (ESDS) to offer its hosted services in India. Under the term of the agreement, both the companies will jointly bring an extensive computing environment for enterprises to run their business-critical applications and workloads.

With the new announcement, ESDS has become the very first Indian cloud service partner for SUSE.

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

The latest partnership enables ESDS to offer its open source products in the public cloud along with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. The cloud provider has its eNlight Cloud as its in-house cloud platform with capabilities like automatically scale CPU and RAM on-demand. This would become an utmost solution for enterprise-level open source deployments in the Indian market and ultimately enhance domestic cloud developments.

“We believe that our partnership with SUSE will enable us to capture a bigger share of the market and help us to compete with global giants in the cloud space,” stated Piyush Somani, founder, managing director and CEO of ESDS.

In addition to ESDS from India, SUSE so far has some major global cloud giants including Amazon, Microsoft’s Azure, Rackspace and Verizon among others.