DigitalOcean Launches India Data Center
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DigitalOcean Launches India Data Center

Bangalore is cloud provider's second region in Asia and eighth worldwide

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DigitalOcean has launched its new data center in Bangalore, India, to support the growing startup ecosystem in the country. The New York-based cloud infrastructure provider calls India one of the “most important technology markets in the world.”

The announcement comes shortly after DigitalOcean closed a $130 million credit facility to support its global expansion.

According to Tuesday's announcement, the company will continue to offer a single pricing plan across all of its regions, including Bangalore, starting at $5 per month. Bangalore is DigitalOcean’s eighth region, joining New York, San Francisco, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, Frankfurt, and Toronto.

DigitalOcean has hired a local team and partnered with NASSCOM’s 10,000 Startups initiative in order to support the Indian startup ecosystem. The NASSCOM program brings corporations and early stage Indian tech companies together.

“India is poised to unleash a tremendous amount of innovation in the next decade,” Ben Uretsky, CEO and co-founder of DigitalOcean, said in a statement. “We want to empower the next generation of software companies by providing them robust and easy-to-use cloud infrastructure they need to grow.”

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