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Skylab and Tata Communications partner to unlock the potential of the Internet of Things for enterprises

Singapore-based Skylab strengthens its data logistics offering through Tata Communications’ comprehensive cloud enablement platform and global infrastructure

Mumbai (BSE)  – October 11, 2016

Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™ and Skylab, a Singapore-based technology solutions provider, announce a partnership to help more enterprises adopt the Internet of Things (IoT). Skylab provides advanced data harvesting, processing and delivery solutions to its customers over a scalable platform called Data Logistics Cloud (DLC). Skylab has chosen Tata Communications as its cloud partner to ensure high levels of flexibility and reliability for customers through Tata Communications’ IZO™ Cloud Enablement Platform and leading global network and partnerships.

Srinivasan CR, Senior Vice President, Global Product Management & Data Centre Services, Tata Communications says, “The digital disruption of enterprises continues as the user journey remains firmly at the forefront of business success. As the IoT starts to become a reality, real-time assimilation and analytics of data require superior network reliability, highly available cloud platforms, security, scalability and flexibility. Tata Communications’ pioneering IZO™ Cloud Enablement Platform harnesses our technology partnerships, global network and data centre infrastructure, making us the perfect partner to help Skylab’s customers accelerate their organisation-wide digital transformation.”

Gary Kwang, CEO, Skylab Group says, “Skylab provides critical IoT data transmission solutions to enterprises helping them gain insights and drive proactive actions on asset optimisation and resource management. As we strengthen our data gathering and delivery platform, we have been building private advanced network infrastructure to address challenges such as latency, security and scalability. We are pleased to partner with Tata Communications to address our growing need for higher levels of system and network availability, and cost-effective storage.”

The partnership comes on the heels of successful deployments of Skylab’s solutions in the region, notably for customer Sunseap’s solar farm projects across Southeast Asia. Frank Phuan, Co-founder and CEO, Sunseap Group says, “Sunseap provides full spectrum clean energy solutions. We require an innovative approach to monitoring our solar systems performance and reliably reporting under energy regulations. We partnered with Skylab to leverage their technological capabilities and strong partnerships to drive Integrated Energy and Networks Operation Control Center with real-time performance dashboard and accurate reporting.”

Tata Communications’ game-changing IZO™ Cloud Enablement Platform empowers enterprises to connect and build their cloud, their way – be it private, public or hybrid. It is supported by Tata Communications’ leading global infrastructure. Today, over 24% of the world’s internet routes travel over the company’s network, which is the largest wholly-owned subsea cable network in the world.

To know more about the Skylab-Tata Communications collaboration, visit Tata Communications’ booth at Cloud Expo Asia on 12 – 13 October 2016 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore.

 

Notes to editors:

About Skylab

Skylab Holding Pte Ltd is a Singapore registered private limited company. Skylab advocates connectivity and sustainability by combining their expertise in solar energy, wireless network and communications, internet of things and digital business to provide customers secure data gathering and delivery solution over a scalable platform called DLC or Data logistics Cloud; and by designing, building, maintaining and operating advanced network infrastructure to address the challenges such as latency, security and scalability for IoT data transmission.

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Natalie Chak
Tata Communications
+44 (0)7833 043 779
natalie.chak@tatacommunications.com
Neil Thomas
Hill & Knowlton Strategies
+44 207 413 3454
neil.thomas@hkstrategies.com

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 over 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.

http://www.tatacommunications.com

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