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Tata Communications and Google Join Forces to Provide Businesses a Predictable Way to ‘Cloud Interconnect’ over the Internet

Tata Communications’ IZO™ network platform provides businesses a deterministic route into Google’s cloud

ME NewsWire/Business Wire

SAN JOSE, Calif - Thursday, November 6th 2014

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, today announces that it has become a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Services Partner. Under the terms of this agreement, Google’s new service, Google Cloud Interconnect will connect with Tata Communications’ IZO™ Public, a cloud enablement service that provides a dedicated and deterministic route, for businesses, into Google’s cloud.

Through the IZO™ Public cloud enablement service, Tata Communications and Google will be collaborating to provide businesses with a simple and future-proof way to connect and build their cloud over the public Internet – providing unparalleled performance, reach, and capacity ensuring a consistently good user experience for enterprise end-customers.

The IZO™ Public cloud enablement service is part of Tata Communications’ game changing IZO™ network platform for enhanced hybrid cloud enablement. The platform, launched last week, takes the public internet and uniquely engineers it for predictable routing, together with enterprise cloud connectivity and interconnected data centres - backed by Tata Communications’ leading global network. Today, over 24% of the world’s Internet routes travel over Tata Communications’ network and the company is the only Tier-1 provider that is in the top five by routes in five continents.

Julie Woods-Moss, CEO, NextGen Business, Tata Communications, says, “We’re delighted to announce another milestone around IZO™, our enterprise WAN and cloud enablement platform as a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Services Partner with our IZO™ Public service. Together with Google, we are committed in creating an ecosystem to make the Internet fit for business to address how businesses use the Internet to connect to the cloud in a secure and predictable way.”

With Google Cloud Interconnect connecting to the IZO™ Public cloud enablement service, Tata Communications continues to grow its IZO™ platform ecosystem – currently consisting of over 20 service providers covering countries accounting for 85% of the world's GDP, three of the largest cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform - and over 50 data centres across the globe - the IZO™ network delivers the most comprehensive cloud enablement platform available today.

For full details on Tata Communications’ IZO platform and its ecosystem, please view the original launch announcement:

Watch this space for further news on key industry players that are joining Tata Communications to make the IZO™ platform a global phenomenon in the new internet era.

For more information: IZO™ twitter hashtag: #networkcloud and #yourIZO

About Tata Communications

Tata Communications Limited (CIN no: L64200MH1986PLC039266) along with its subsidiaries (Tata Communications) is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications™. With a leadership position in emerging markets, Tata Communications leverages its advanced solutions capabilities and domain expertise across its global and pan-India network to deliver managed solutions to multi-national enterprises, service providers and Indian consumers.

The Tata Communications global network includes one of the most advanced and largest submarine cable networks and a Tier-1 IP network with connectivity to more than 240 countries and territories across 400 PoPs, as well as nearly 1 million square feet of data centre and collocation space worldwide.

Tata Communications’ depth and breadth of reach in emerging markets includes leadership in Indian enterprise data services and leadership in global international voice.

Tata Communications Limited is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.

Forward-looking and cautionary statements

Certain words and statements in this release concerning Tata Communications and its prospects, and other statements, including those relating to Tata Communications’ expected financial position, business strategy, the future development of Tata Communications’ operations, and the general economy in India, are forward-looking statements. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including financial, regulatory and environmental, as well as those relating to industry growth and trend projections, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of Tata Communications, or industry results, to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The important factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements include, among others, failure to increase the volume of traffic on Tata Communications’ network; failure to develop new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; failure to successfully complete commercial testing of new technology and information systems to support new products and services, including voice transmission services; failure to stabilize or reduce the rate of price compression on certain of the company’s communications services; failure to integrate strategic acquisitions and changes in government policies or regulations of India and, in particular, changes relating to the administration of Tata Communications’ industry; and, in general, the economic, business and credit conditions in India. Additional factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, many of which are not in Tata Communications’ control, include, but are not limited to, those risk factors discussed in Tata Communications’ various filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at Tata Communications is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements.


Tata Communications

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