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Ola partners with Nissan India in taxi leasing scheme

Mobile taxi-app service Ola has today announced a purchase agreement with Nissan Motor India to expand its vehicle fleet in an attempt to rival U.S.-based Uber for a larger domestic market share. The Indian company hopes to partner with further carmakers to help it reach its target of adding 100,000 vehicles to the Ola fleet by… Read More

Uber seals $100mn+ deal with Tata Group to crack Indian market

India-based Tata Group has signed a deal with ride-sharing giant Uber, pushing almost $100mn into a partnership which will see the U.S. firm collaborate with Tata’s 100+ companies. Tata Opportunities Fund (TOF), Tata’s private equity business, said today that it would be making the “significant” investment. It declined to comment on the exact stake percentage. The… Read More

Amazon India and Ola helping ex-soldiers back into work

Indian ex-servicemen welfare group, The Directorate General Resettlement (DGR), is joining with Amazon India and Mumbai-based startup Ola as part of a wider effort to provide employment opportunities for former soldiers. Over 60,000 military personnel retire from the Indian army every year, mostly between the ages of 37 and 45, and find it difficult to adapt… Read More

IBM to launch second data centre in India

IBM has announced its plans to establish a second Indian data centre in response to increasing domestic demand from financial services and government agencies. “We are looking at setting up another public cloud data centre. As you know, sectors like government and financial services prefer their data residing within the country,” said managing director Vanitha Narayanan…. Read More

NTT to invest in new Mumbai data centre

As Tokyo-based NTT communications announced its expansion plans into the Indian market, it confirmed the opening of a new data centre in Mumbai which it will manage in partnership with local managed services provider Netmagic Solutions, of which NTT holds a 74% stake. The new facility will offer 300,000 sq.ft of space, 3,000 racks, and 20MW… Read More