India’s Bharti Airtel has appointed Rajesh Tapadia as CEO of its data center and cloud business – Nxtra Data.
Airtel claims to be the largest player in India’s B2B connectivity space with over 3000 global/large enterprises and over 500,000 SMEs as customers. Nxtra Data, a subsidiary of Airtel, is a leading player in the data centre and cloud services segment.
It offers data centre services, managed services and cloud services to top Indian and global enterprises, start-ups, SMEs and governments. It operates 10 large data centres along with 120 plus edge data centres located strategically across India and is building four new large data centres.
Rajesh brings with him a rich experience of over 24 years with organisations like Netmagic Solutions, Trimax, Global Cloud Xchange, Genpact and Reliance Infocomm. In his most recent role in Netmagic Solutions as Chief Service Officer and Executive Director on the Board, Rajesh managed data centre operations across multiple cities, running mission critical infrastructure for global customers.