ESDS Launches Cloud Datacenter In Mumbai

by | Apr 10, 2016

  • Signs MoU With Government of Maharashtra
  • MoU entails investment of 200 crores in Mumbai Datacenter
  • Aims to create 500 new jobs by 2017-18
  • Launches eNlight 360 – a next generation, on-premise hybrid cloud platform


Mumbai – April 9, 2016: Exuberant Support For Data Services(ESDS), a leading managed cloud service provider offering managed datacenter services, today announced the launch of its second datacenter in Mahape, Navi Mumbai. This Uptime Institute certified datacenter is part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked with the Government of Maharashtra with a Rs. 200 crores investment. Additionally, the company aims to create 500 employment opportunities by 2017-18 across it centers.


Hon’ble CM of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis inaugurating the ESDS Datacenter at Mahape Navi Mumbai along with Shri. Anurag Thakur, Hon’ble Member of Parliament and joint parliamentary standing committee Chairman of IT, Shri. Subhash Desai, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister of Industries Maharashtra and Guardian Minister of Mumbai and Mr. Piyush Somani, MD & CEO, ESDS

Spread over a sprawling 80,000, Sq.ft, the state-of-the-art cloud datacenter will offer private cloud and eNlight Public cloud hosting for customers. Additionally, the company also introduced its new product, eNlight 360 – an innovative next generation, on-premise hybrid cloud platform that is empowered by India’s only patented eNlight cloud’s auto scaling technology. This equips ESDS – a ‘Make in India’ brand, to offer large enterprises and SMEs with an auto-scalable and pay-per-consume cloud hosting solution that delivers always available and highly reliable compute roll-out of SaaS, PaaS & IaaS based portfolio.

Re-emphasizing state’s commitment to strengthen IT Infrastructure, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister, Maharashtra said, “Maharashtra has always been among the leading destinations providing quality infrastructure to companies and creating employment opportunities, especially in the IT sectors. Additionally, the country needs innovative technology solutions like the ESDS patented cloud and datacenters to accelerate businesses in today’s digital economy.”

Anurag Thakur, Member of Parliament and joint parliamentary standing committee Chairman of IT, Said, “India is fast evolving as a digital economy and the Government of India’s Digital India initiative is giving a tremendous impetus to business growth.  Having the right technology infrastructure, like the ESDS cloud datacenter is an important step to fuel innovation and accelerate economy. I welcome and congratulate ESDS team on taking the lead to drive innovation from India.”

 Subhas Desai, Minister for Industries, Maharashtra Said, “We are committed to drive industrial growth in the state and this highlights the policy corridor we have created to fasten the approval to setup process. We are delighted to see innovative technology companies like ESDS from Maharashtra scaling new heights and this further highlights the entrepreneurship spirit in the state.”

India is at the cusp of a digital evolution and cloud datacenters are expected to play a critical role in shaping business transformation. Government and private sectors businesses are constantly looking for innovative IT solutions to empower their businesses. Also, organizations are increasingly focusing on their critical data and compute being stored within the country. In this context, Indian cloud datacenter players are best positioned to derive optimum business performance by addressing local regulations & network latency issues.

Piyush Somani, CEO & MD, ESDS, Said “Our new cloud datacenter and eNlight 360 on-premise hybrid cloud platform is a true testimony of our commitment to constantly innovate and raise industry benchmarks. Empowered with India’s only patented eNlight cloud, we are best poised to be the strategic partner fulfilling modern business demands for highly reliable, available and easily scalable IT infrastructure requirements. Additionally, we are keen to partner the government’s ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’ campaigns that will drive connected economy, amplify business growth and project India as the innovation hub.”

With this launch, ESDS has total datacenter footprint spread over 1,00,000 sq. ft. floor space across its Mumbai & Nashik datacenters. ESDS has also witnessed a growth in customer addition for its eNlight Cloud, a total of 300 enterprise clients in BFSI, Government, Retail, and Education sectors.

Some of the key highlights of the ESDS data centre are redundant power feed, PCI-DSS Certfication, ring fiber network, SAP Certified Cloud and Data Center, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 20000:1 certification. Additionally, ESDS Datacenter is designed and built as per the stringent certification guidelines of Uptime Institute – the only global benchmark to grant Tier standard certification for Datacenters.

About ESDS

Founded in 2005, ESDS is a leading managed Cloud service provider offering managed Datacenter Services. ESDS has Datacenters in Chicago USA; Montreal Canada; Leeds, Reading, Maidenhead, Milton Keynes in UK; Nasik, Mumbai and Bengaluru in India. ESDS offers certified Tier-III fault tolerant infrastructure, cloud, data & managed services support for mission critical IT systems & businesses. ESDS’s Mumbai cluster of Data Centers is Uptime designed & Uptime Tier III certified.


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Brian Pereira
Brian Pereira
Brian Pereira is an Indian journalist and editor based in Mumbai. He founded Digital Creed in 2015. A technology buff, former computer instructor, and software developer, Brian has 29 years of journalism experience (since 1994). Brian is the former Editor of CHIP India, InformationWeek India and CISO Mag. He has served India's leading newspaper groups: The Times of India and The Indian Express. Presently, he serves the Information Security Media Group, as Sr. Director, Editorial. You'll find his most current work on CIO Inc. During his career he wrote (and continues to write) 5000+ technology articles. He conducted more than 450 industry interviews. Brian writes on aviation, drones, cybersecurity, tech startups, cloud, data center, AI/ML/Gen AI, IoT, Blockchain etc. He achieved certifications from the EC-Council (Certified Secure Computer User) and from IBM (Basics of Cloud Computing). Apart from those, he has successfully completed many courses on Content Marketing and Business Writing. He recently achieved a Certificate in Cybersecurity (CC) from the international certification body ISC2. Follow Brian on Twitter (@creed_digital) and LinkedIn. Email Brian at: [email protected]
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