June 1, 2016 – Bangalore, India – DigitalOcean, the developer's cloud computing platform, announced today the launch of its new datacenter in Bangalore, India. Headquartered in New York City, DigitalOcean has been growing rapidly — with over 700,000 registered customers globally — by offering simple on-demand cloud computing resources. DigitalOcean will continue to offer a single pricing plan across all of its regions worldwide, including Bangalore. This means SSD-enabled cloud servers starting at $5 USD per month, and identical pricing for all additional services like bandwidth, snapshots and beyond. Bangalore will be DigitalOcean's 8th region globally, following New York, San Francisco, Amsterdam, Singapore, London, Frankfurt, and Toronto.
Today, India is home to the fastest growing ecosystem of startups and entrepreneurs, with approximately 4,000 startups launching this past year. Considering the number of software developers throughout India will grow to over 5 million by the year 2018, the region is one of the most important technology markets in the world. DigitalOcean has hired a local team and has also partnered with NASSCOM's 10,000 Startups initiative to grow and support the startup ecosystem in India.