India’s First Large-Scale Data Center & Cloud Conference 2021

At a time when India generates colossal volumes of data with over 600 million active internet users, Tradepass hosted the country’s first large-scale cloud-based data and conferencing center, i.e. 2021 Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Summit (DCCI): India, practically on 23 – 24 November.

The conference was one of a kind for the country, as it hosted over 700 data center and cloud professionals on a single virtual platform, including senior executives from major Indian organizations and senior government officials in India. Telangana, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Payments Corporation of India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Bombay Stock Exchange, NITI Aayog and many more.

Even CISCO took center stage at the conference and gave an insightful talk on the “multi-cloud” landscape, while Panduit had its own exclusive virtual exhibition booth to showcase its data center and cloud-oriented solutions. .

While sharing crucial information on the future of data centers in India, Shri Jayesh Ranjan (Principal Secretary, Departments of Industries and Commerce (I&C) and Information Technology (IT), Government of Telangana) said : “Amazon Web Services (AWS), they created 3 data centers in Telangana which are, by their standards, the largest ever. They are investing nearly $ 2.7 billion. In fact, it is the biggest FDI that the state of Telangana received after its formation ”.

Uma Chauhan (Senior Director and Scientist G, MeitY, Government of India) gave some noteworthy points about the power capacity of Indian data centers, she said: “As you all know, the way data grows in India we need more and more data centers. The current capacity of the data centers is not sufficient for the next five years. So, according to the reports, the data available to us, the current total capacity of data centers is currently 447 megawatts and it is assumed that the capacity of the data center will grow 3 times by 2025. “

The conference highlighted the latest developments in India’s data center and cloud industry and indicated the government’s recent position in the development of the sector. All in all, DCCI 2021: India was filled with insightful presentations, fireside discussions and knowledge-rich roundtables, which saw the participation of some thought leaders and top experts in the world. industry. Some of the most pressing topics at the conference included “Data Sovereignty in the Age of Cloud Computing”, “The Data Center in a 5G Compatible World”, “Cloud Security”, “Data Centers and cloud fueling India’s digital economy boom ”and many more.

While expressing his perspective on the implication of data centers and cloud, in the rise of India’s digital economy, Neeraj Sinha (Senior Advisor, Niti Aayog) said: “In November 2020, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Informatics has released a draft policy that will give the data center sector the state of infrastructure. Now, some companies in the sector expect that the status will not be awarded in the next 5 years.

Asked about the execution of the entire event, the organizer and CEO of Tradepass, Sudhir Jena said, “2021 Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure Summit (DCCI): India provided a future roadmap for the country’s data center and cloud industry. It also facilitated networking between the public and private sectors, including key industry stakeholders, and it was, to say the least, the most pressing need of the hour ”.

For more information on the summit, log on to https://india.dccisummit.com/

Shirlene J. Manley