US based software-defined storage company DataCore, today announced the acquisition of MayaData, the original developer of OpenEBS and developer of MayaStor, as it also unveiled its office facility in Bangalore. The company which already has its 2nd largest global R&D facility in the city, outside of the U.S. is looking at India to drive multiple functions including marketing, operations, and being a net exporter of innovation and talent for continued global success. The new office facility will house the combined team of Datacore and MayaData in India.
With a well-defined growth charter towards the development of the next generation suite of solutions, DataCore plans to drive multimillion dollar investments for its expansion in India. The company continues to expand its talent pool in the country and has a comprehensive hiring program to help drive end to end storage defined solutions out of India. DataCore plans to hire over 150 people in India over the next 2 years and have 50% of its global workforce in India by March 2023.
Speaking about DataCore’s commitment towards India, David Zabrowski, CEO of Datacore said, “Our investment in India, now completing two years, has proven better than expected. While we expand our R&D centre in India to a fully functional centre of excellence, we also see the Indian market as a key growth driver for us from a marketing, operations, and talent perspective. Moving forward, India will continue to be source of innovation, talent, and investment for DataCore, and it will continue to be essential for our success.”
Also commenting on its acquisition of MayaData, Dave said “With this acquisition, DataCore is proud to remain the independent software-defined storage vendor with the broadest product offering spanning block, file, object, HCI, and now container-native storage – and the deepest IP portfolio, expertise, and technology. We are committed to investing in OpenEBS as an open-source technology, and expanding the community of users, developers, and contributors around it, while providing a streamlined path to leveraging container storage fast, easily, and affordably. You’ll be hearing from us soon with additional solutions for this space.”
DataCore is a pioneer in the software defined storage technology and has been innovating in the space for more than 21 years. The company offers highly flexible software defined storage solutions that eliminates hardware and vendor lock-in, giving the IT department maximum flexibility—while making storage smarter, more efficient, and highly available. It serves a wide range of industries globally including healthcare, education, government and cloud service providers.