Claims start-ups across the country are moving on to SoftLayer cloud for its agility, resiliency, and security
IBM announced that several start-ups across India are tapping into IBM cloud to run critical applications and grow their businesses. Goldstar Healthcare, Vtiger,Clematix, Ecoziee Marketing have chosen SoftLayer, an IBM company, as their cloud infrastructure platform.
According to NASSCOM’s ‘Startup Report 2014’, India has the world’s third largest and the fastest-growing start-up ecosystem. The country has 3,100 start-ups and nearly 800 get added every year. The number of start-ups in India is likely to grow to 11,500 by 2020.
IBM is powering cloud adoption among Indian start-ups by enabling them to do more with limited resources and budgets. With SoftLayer, start-ups can begin on a small scale and then expand rapidly to meet workload demands without having to worry about large investments in infrastructure development. As flexibility and agility are of utmost priorities for any start-up, IBM cloud solutions can help them innovate at a faster pace, enrich user experience and build affordable business models.
“IBM has a deep commitment to the entrepreneurial community and working closely with start-ups across the world. IBM’s cloud services give start-ups the required edge to compete and thrive in a challenging market place. We are excited to work with such amazing organizations and contribute to their growth,” said Vivek Malhotra, Cloud Leader, IBM India/ South Asia.