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Cloud focused Managed services providers expanding above all other IT outsourced services

The cloud is always expanding, more data is being generated through daily transactions between businesses and on a personal level. With that brings the need for more data centers to be built, in new locations, all strategic. Amazon has been increasing in size, and they have been predictably building new sites to store all the data all over the world, starting in India

Amazon Web Services CEO calls on Ministers to promote cloud computing

After launching two data centres on Tuesday in Mumbai, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy on Wednesday spent the entire day in Delhi meeting bureaucrats and Ministers to discuss how his firm and various government departments can leverage cloud computing.

According to sources in the know, Jassy had a ‘closed door’ meeting in the morning with around 10 senior bureaucrats (Joint Secretary level) from different Ministries, including the Ministries of Labour and Employment and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, to promote cloud computing. The meeting was moderated by Nasscom President R Chandrasekhar, and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant was also present, sources told Business Line.

To train people on tech

Later in the day, Jassy met Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of Human Resource Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, to discuss how Amazon can help train people on latest technologies.

“Amazon is doing a great job in India…from cloud to data analytics to digital skilling in a big way. They will train 25,000 students of National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELT) in the next two years,” Prasad told reporters after the meeting.

These students would be provided free access to over 50 services of the AWS programme such as database services, e-mail services, virtual private connection services, big data services and media services valued up to $100 per student a year…read more here

There has since been a huge need for recognition for all the cloud managed services provider companies all over the world, and to that there is the Talkin’ Cloud platform looking to list all those who apply. Perhaps we will learn about more cloud companies by the end of 2016.

Recognition for the growing cloud IT managed services providers

As more and more companies move workloads to the cloud, the role of the Cloud Services Provider (CSP) has become even more critical in ensuring customers’ needs are met with the right cloud services, migrations are done properly, and cloud environments are hardened against the latest security threats. It’s not an easy job, but someone has got to do it. And that’s where you come in.

For the past six years Talkin’ Cloud has recognized the top 100 Cloud Services Providers in the industry. To be considered for a spot on the list, you must submit an application on behalf of your company. Talkin’ Cloud does not accept PDF submissions so be sure to submit your application online.

Companies on the Talkin’ Cloud 100 are ranked based on an internal formula that puts a heavy weighting on recurring cloud revenues.

Applications close on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 and the sixth annual Talkin’ Cloud 100 will be announced the week of Sept. 5, 2016...read more here

These alone are not the stories behind and in the growing cloud services providers market, a lot of new and innovative solutions are pushing the boundaries we used to fear right off. Companies are realizing new clients from all over the world, and the cloud plate of service is seeing quite a big chunk of all that action.