Airtel and AWS Partnership to Deliver Cloud Solutions
AWS and Airtel announced a strategic partnership to deliver innovative cloud solutions to businesses in India.
Airtel already provides its Airtel Cloud, a multi-cloud product, and solutions business to businesses in India. Airtel Cloud will now leverage AWS services in analytics, data warehousing, Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML), notes the announcement.
CIO & Head – Cloud and Security Business, Bharti Airtel, said Harmeen Mehta, said, “At Airtel, our endeavour is to enable enterprise customers to stay focused on their core businesses while we drive end-to-end digital transformation for them. As part of their cloud adoption journey, enterprises are looking for agility, faster migration from legacy systems, and want to work with trusted partners who have the experience and depth in doing this. This collaboration brings AWS, the world’s leading cloud platform, together with Airtel’s deep reach and proven expertise in handling network, data centers, security, and cloud as an intergrated solution.”
President, Commercial Business, India and South Asia, Amazon Internet Services Private Limited, Puneet Chandok, said, “I am delighted with the expansion of our relationship with Airtel. Indian companies are using the cloud to innovate, and in order to operate at an increased scale and speed. Many need partners like Airtel, with deep cloud expertise and an industry-focused approach to support them. This collaboration gives customers a single point of contact when dealing with complex migrations or custom-built solutions. Airtel has demonstrated a strong commitment to our shared customers, and we look forward to continue working with them to bring innovative solutions to market.”
Airtel and AWS partnership
With AWS partnership, Airtel Cloud will start offering AWS services such as Windows on AWS, SAP on AWS, VMware Cloud on AWS, database migration, and security and risk governance solutions.
Airtel Cloud will also build an AWS Cloud Practice. It will be supported by AWS Professional Services. Further unique capabilities in products will be developed with the help of Airtel’s data center capabilities, and Airtel’s network and telecoms offerings, notes the announcement.