Tulip Telecom joins hands with IBM and SCHNABEL

Contracts & Orders , April 29, 2011

Tulip Telecom Limited (Tulip) announced that it has chosen IBM as its strategic partner and SCHNABEL as a peer review consultant to help to build a data center in Bengaluru. Under the contract, IBM will provide design consultancy services for the overall data center space, along with turnkey execution to build the first phase of the data center.

IBM’s consulting and design services will cover a range of data center technologies including power, cooling, rack layout, chillers, UPS/DG sets and more.

The new Data Center is being built to meet rising customer requirements from across the world. Tulip currently offers co-location, managed hosting, data storage and a suite of other services including managed security services and storage to its customers through its five data centers.  The data center will be built with an approximate investment of Rs 9 billion spread over three years.

This is the company’s fifth data centre in the country (after one each in Delhi and Bengaluru and two in Mumbai) providing a combined space of approximately 10 lac sq.ft across all data centers.


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