DataGalaxy expanding Server Hosting Solutions for SMBs
in talks to raise $ 3Mn in first round funding, eyeing 100% revenue growth in FY16-17
The CEO Magazine ● New Delhi
Enterprises have critical servers but managing those servers has traditionally been a pain point for them. Though small and medium, all enterprises wish to keep their servers in a data center environment, due to high cost of data center, it goes beyond their budget. Servers that clients purchase on their own become outdated in 2-3 years’ time as a new and better configuration takes over the market. Addressing these issues, DataGalaxy takes the responsibility of managing server keeping the solution cost effective. It makes server-hosting trouble free and simple.
DataGalaxy’s business is dedicated to Dedicated servers, virtual private servers, cloud solutions, server manageability, mailbox solutions and storage. Deploying scalable service at the fastest speed and offering technically superior product at an affordable price, now DataGalaxy considers market leaders like Amazon, Azure, Ctrl S, Sify and Nxtra as its competitor. This company’s other special services include 24×7 Post-sales support and account management. To avail the services, clients have to pay monthly basis. The per month cost includes price of dedicated or virtual private servers, power bills, server manageability and dedicated internet lease line from a class A service provider. DataGalaxy earns on economies of scale and is able to pass on maximum benefit to the client.
DataGalaxy was founded in the year 2010 with the aim of providing Indian INC a product in the critical data center infrastructure management space which was technically superior and commercially most affordable. The ambitious plan was to convert this product into a mass scale product which was perceived to be highly technical and complex then. In just about five years’ time, under the aegis of Mr. Tushar Gaurav, founder & CEO, DataGalaxy has been able to create a niche for itself by deploying more than 200 servers for it’s 100 odd clients. DataGalaxy’s headquarter is located in Pune and has offices in Noida and Mumbai. An ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2013 certified company, DataGalaxy is resolved to keep bringing enormous value for each penny that it’s clients pay for server manageability. Choosing them as a partner, SMBs can use the best configuration servers kept in a tier 3 or 4 DC environment by paying a small monthly rental. The cost of internet lease line and power usage is included in the rental. Clients will also have a flexibility of scaling to higher and latest configuration servers whenever they wish to.
DataGalaxy has been growing at a brisk pace since inception and from a modest start it has become a force to reckon with. This organization is going to be a formidable player in server hosting, cloud, server manageability and mailbox solutions. Last two financial years have witnessed more than 100% growth rate in both the top line and the client base.
“Maximum sales happen through the channel partners. Various technical and service processes are outsourced to the best names of the market. Current on role count is 20 which is set to go up drastically in this year,” Manish Mishra, Sales & Operations Head of DataGalaxy asserted.
DataGalaxy has initiated the first phase of funding of USD 3 Million. Now the company is in the process of aggressive expansion plans and set to go live in south India. New offices will be opened in Bangalore and Hyderabad by end of this year. The other plans include opening 20 data centers in India and abroad and hosting 10000 servers by 2020. Sales, service and technical team is set to see a five times jump in the head count. The company is eyeing 100% revenue growth in FY16-17.
“We are resolved to spend more than 50% of our income in technology up-gradation as it is our mission to provide our clients with the best and the latest configuration servers,” Bhanu Sinha, CTO exclaimed while signing off.