India’s Bharti Airtel Appoints Rajesh Tapadia as CEO of its Data Center and Cloud Business

India’s Bharti Airtel Appoints Rajesh Tapadia as CEO of its Data Center and Cloud Business Image Credit: Rajesh Tapadia /LinkedIn

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.

Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO, India and South Asia
Digital India is transforming the economy and opening up exciting new opportunities to serve customers. The data centre and cloud segment is an important pillar in our strategy to address enterprise customers’ evolving needs. 

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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