With Google Cloud launching its second cloud region, India is now hot territory in global cloud map. More is coming.
Google Cloud today launched its second cloud region in India at NCR Delhi – its 26th in the world and 10th in Asia Pacific. This is the first cloud region launched by a hyperscaler in NCR Delhi and the ninth so far in India.
Six hyperscaler cloud providers have presence in India.
Microsoft Azure has the maximum number of cloud regions in India, among all hyperscalers. It has three of its 65 global cloud regions in India. The locations are Pune, Chennai and Mumbai.
With the launch of its NCR cloud region, Google Cloud now has two of its 26 global cloud regions in India. The first one was established in Mumbai. Both the regions have three availability zones each.
Amazon (AWS) has one cloud region – Mumbai – in India, with three availability zones. It has announced its second in Hyderabad which will be operational next year. AWS has 25 cloud regions
Oracle has two of its thirty global cloud regions in India. The India West in Mumbai and India South in Hyderabad are its two cloud regions in India with one availability domain.
Alibaba Cloud, the cloud business of Chinese company Alibaba too has one of its 24 cloud regions in India, with two availability zones. It is also located in Mumbai. It has 12 cloud regions in China and 12 outside China.
IBM, though it has a data center in Mumbai, it does not have a full-fledged region in India. It has six global cloud regions.
From the nine cloud regions, five are centered in Pune, and one each in Chennai, Hyderabad, Pune and NCR Delhi. After launch the new region by AWS, Hyderabad will go ahead of the other three to have two cloud regions from hyperscalers.