Netmagic Launches India’s First Software Defined Storage Service

Application level quality of service (QoS) on a pay as you go model

Mumbai, Feb 27, 2014: Netmagic, an NTT Communications company and India’s only Datacenter Infrastructure Lifecycle Management (DILM) service provider, today announced the launch of Netmagic Tiered Secure Storage (NTSS), India’s first Storage-as-a-Service that provides metered IOPS for customers' mission-critical applications. NTSS is a customized multi-platform software-defined storage offering available to public cloud customers as well as customers with single-tenant environments such as dedicated servers or private clouds. Software-defined storage allows offloading the computationally heavy aspects of storage-management-related functions enabling higher amount of CPU power availability within the cloud.

NTSS offers QoS by guaranteeing Input/Output Operations Per Second (IOPS) at the application level with total tenant isolation. IOPS is a common performance measurement used to benchmark storage and application performance and is an important factor when it comes to running critical applications.

NTSS will be a game-changer in India’s storage services space and we are proud to be the first company in the industry to offer tiered secure storage solutions on cloud with the highest Quality of Service (QoS). NTSS provides performance with guarantee and that too on pay-as-you-use model which so far required investment in dedicated storage,
said Nitin Mishra, Senior Vice President, Products & Services.
By offering guaranteed IOPS across several tiers, NTSS ensures that applications get the performance they need while maintaining complete end-to-end security.

Customers have the flexibility to choose from as many as 12 IOPS slabs starting from 50 IOPS up to 6000 IOPS and storage capacities starting from as little as 100 GB. Customers also have the choice to deploy the service across platforms – be it SimpliCloud (Netmagic's public cloud service) or customers’ own private cloud.

NTSS offers customer a pay-as-you-go tariff model where there are no CAPEX costs involved. Customers can also provision storage instances with the highest available IOPS at the minimum storage slab. These features will allow customers to provision high IOPS storage for small to medium workloads at 1/50th the cost of dedicated storage.

Pricing and availability

The Netmagic Tiered Secure Storage (NTSS) is available starting today. The per GB per month cost starts from Rs. 8 varies according to the IOPS slabs and volume of storage customers choose.


  • Multi-purpose multi-platform Service: can be used with SimpliCloud as well as with dedicated servers or private clouds
  • Committed QoS on Storage Performance (IOPS) at the application level
  • Choose from Dedicated IOPS tiers
  • Scalable performance, scalable capacity
  • Pay-as-you-go model (savings of up to 50x)
  • 99.95% NTSS availability and durability on a monthly basis

About Netmagic Solutions (An NTT Communications Company)

Netmagic, an NTT Communications company, is India’s leading Managed Hosting and Cloud service provider, with 9 carrier-neutral, state-of-the-art data centers and serving more than 2000 enterprises globally. Headquartered in Mumbai, Netmagic also delivers Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) services to various Enterprise customers globally including NTT Communication’s customers across Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific region. The Company was the first in India to launch services – Cloud Computing, Managed Security, Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) and Software-Defined Storage. Netmagic has been recognized with 6 awards at the CIO Choice Award 2016 and Frost & Sullivan India ICT Award 2016. To learn more, visit us at:

About NTT Communications Corporation
NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company’s worldwide infrastructure, including the leading global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal One™ VPN network reaching 196 countries/regions, and 140 secure data centers worldwide. NTT Communications’ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA. | Twitter@NTT Com | Facebook@NTT Com | LinkedIn@NTT Com