G-Core Labs deploys CDN and PoP in Mumbai

G-Core Labs deploys CDN and PoP in Mumbai

30 January 2020 | Natalie Bannerman

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G-Core Labs, a provider of global cloud and edge solutions, has launched a new point of presence (PoP) in Mumbai, India.

The new location delivers hosting services based on dedicated or virtual servers while also complementing the company’s content delivery network (CDN) with a response rate of 30ms within the local market.

“G-Core Labs continues to develop its international infrastructure, opening an important point of presence for our customers in India, the second most populous country in the world and one of the fastest growing online markets,” said Dmitry Samoshkin (pictured), vice president of products at G-Core Labs. “There are more than 560 million active Internet users today, and their number should exceed 600 million by 2021. The Indian audience is very susceptible to electronic commerce, actively plays games, watches movies and uses various Internet services, so the leaders here will be the businesses whose online resources run uninterruptable and as quickly as possible. And we can help with it.”

Situated in a Tier III data centre, the new Mumbai PoP guarantees access speeds of 200Mbps to a dedicated or virtual server. It also features the automatic installation of Windows and Unix when ordered, customers can also connect their own ISO image to install the necessary OS themselves. In addition, all G-Core Labs servers are protected from DDoS attacks using G-Core Labs unique technology for intelligent filtering of network traffic.

The company’s dedicated servers deliver constant free access to their intelligent platform management interface (IPMI) to allow for all eventualities even emergency situations. As for its virtual servers are based on KVM virtualisation technology which guarantees optimal performance, equipped with SSD disks.

G-Core Labs CDN, located across 5 includes more than 60 points of presence, 5000+ peering partners, 300+ cash servers and the total network capacity is more than 10Tbps.