Eucalyptus Partnership With Ingram Micro for cloud deployments in India

On August 27 Eucalyptus Systems, which provides a management platform for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds powered by Xen and KVM  announced partnership with Ingram Micro, the world’s largest technology distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company for the IT industry.

Eucalyptus Systems, the californian based cloud computing software developer is starting strategically to deploy its software to India, one of the fastest growing cloud computing markets, together with distributor Ingram Micro
This important partnership would effect Indian economy as it is going to finally provide Cloud computing access to small and medium business companies with cost and time reduction.
Ingram Micro will offer Eucalyptus Infrastructure as a Service software to its Value Added Resellers in India and it will be Eucalyptus’ first Authorized Education Partner in the country, delivering authorized training courses using Eucalyptus Certified Instructors.
K. Jaishankar, managing director of Ingram Micro claims:
In nascent markets like India, companies look for proven solutions as they begin to adopt new technologies such as cloud computing, Eucalyptus leads the industry with its built-in AWS compatibility and its innovative and open approach to cloud computing. We’ve already seen early demand for Eucalyptus and believe it will provide commercial companies and public sector organizations in India with the best solution for on-premise and hybrid cloud computing.
Said Ziouani, EVP of Worldwide Sales at Eucalyptus comments about partnership:
The Indian market will play a pivotal role in the overall growth of cloud computing in the next several years, To meet the increasing customer demand from APAC, we’re continuing to rapidly expand our distributor, training and partner ecosystem across the region. Our partnership with Ingram Micro will be instrumental in educating customers on best practices for implementing cloud computing, and bringing our AWS-compatible cloud platform to companies across India.