Nxtra Data Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel, and CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL), a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company, today announced an exclusive business partnership to provide advanced hosting and managed IT services to enterprises in India. This exclusive partnership brings Nxtra Dataâ€™s India data centre management expertise together with CenturyLinkâ€™s cost-effective hosting, managed services and cloud capabilities to serve businesses and government organisations in India.
Neil Pollock, Chief Executive Officer, Nxtra Data Ltd, said, â€œWe are delighted to announce this exclusive business partnership with CenturyLink. Nxtra Dataâ€™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 â€“ at the right price. Together, we will set a new benchmark in product performance, security and customer experience. Morever, offloading your organisationâ€™s IT requirements to trusted service providers such as Nxtra and CenturyLink, will ensure that you spend more time focussed on core business requirements versus back-end IT challenges.â€
â€œThe strategic alliance forged between CenturyLink and Nxtra addresses the IT needs of Indian enterprises,â€ said Girish Varma, president, Global IT Services & New Market Development, CenturyLink. â€œWe are offering access to the same highly secure managed IT solutions and consistent experience available across CenturyLinkâ€™s global footprint, taking advantage of Nxtraâ€™s data centres throughout India and engaging our mature India operations. This innovative approach to data centre services helps Indian businesses enhance their international reach with CenturyLinkâ€™s managed hybrid IT services, as well as CenturyLink customers that want to quickly and easily gain a physical presence in India.â€