Bharti Airtel, India’s largest integrated telecommunications services provider, announced its partnership with Google Cloud.
Airtel will offer G Suite to small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) in India as part of its ICT portfolio. G Suite apps include Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar and more for with real-time collaboration and machine intelligence to bring people together and help them work smarter and safer.
Airtel serves over 2,500 large businesses and over 500,000 SMBs and technology startups across India.
Indian cloud market could cross $7 billion and Indian Software as a Service (SaaS) market could top the $3.5 billion mark by 2022, according to a recent report by NASSCOM.
“India, with its growing economy and adoption of digital services, offers one of the biggest opportunities to serve customers with innovative solutions,” Gopal Vittal, MD and CEO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel, said.
Thomas Kurian, CEO of Google Cloud said, “Indian companies are making transformation to the cloud. The combination of G Suite’s collaboration and productivity tools with Airtel’s digital business offerings will help accelerate digital innovations for thousands of Indian businesses.”