BLOG STT GDC India wins Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Company of the Year Award 2021 Dec 15, 2021 Viren.Wadhwa SHARE The prestigious research and advisory consultancy, Frost & Sullivan has awarded STT GDC India with the Best Practices Company of the Year award in the India data centre colocation services industry for the fourth time in a row. Being a leading colocation service provider, we go out of our way to build a team of experienced and innovative minds who carry professional expertise in designing a range of novel solutions for the acceleration of the data centre industry. Frost & Sullivan rigorously tests and recognizes growth opportunities across multiple technologies and industries. It is only because of the sincere and unwavering efforts of our team and leaders that we have bagged this highly prestigious award consecutively for four years. Adhering to an intricate process of detailed evaluation, Frost & Sullivan acknowledges how STT GDC India has effortlessly excelled in several criteria in the data centre colocation service space. On a primary level, these criteria can be bifurcated into two broad categories: the first one being visionary innovation and performance, which has a direct influence on the next category called customer impact. Coupled with market-leading performance and unparalleled customer care, STT GDC India has efficiently matched the following criteria to win this notable recognition: Addressing Unmet Needs Visionary Scenarios Through Mega Trends Implementation of Best Practices Leadership Focus Financial Performance Performance Value Customer Purchase Experience Customer Ownership Experience Customer Service Experience Brand Equity Founded in 2005, STT GDC India serves 1000+ customers in India, including multiple Fortune 500 companies. To support the clients' strategies in an eco-friendly way, we invest a quality amount in accelerating the productivity levels of all our data centres while delivering industry-leading uptime, scalable, and secure solutions with world-class services. STT GDC India carries the largest pan-India presence with a total of 21 carrier-neutral facilities in nine major cities, namely Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, and Noida. We successfully manage close to four million square foot gross floor area with 190 MW of critical IT load that offers robust and reliable bandwidth for business continuity. Being a trailblazer in the Indian colocation market, STT GDC India has strong capital investment in data centre capacity, top-notch financial performance, enhanced operational efficiency, and remarkable customer service. Since our end goal is to meet the needs and requirements of our customers in the most efficient way possible, we take calculated efforts to deliver visionary performance across all fronts by innovating our structural, commercial, and operational models; this also helps us maintain an edge in the market. Apart from delivering exceptional customer service, we understand and shoulder our share of responsibility towards the environment. Presently, more than 38% of our energy requirements are met via renewable resources, while our offsite and onsite green ventures have resulted in 129, 395 tons of carbon dioxide savings. To maintain our stellar performance in the data centre industry, we offer multiple competitive differentiators such as high-density deployment, carrier-neutrality, redundancy, network density, and modular design. In addition, our data centres utilize equipment, procedures, and techniques to develop an intricate and multi-layered security ecosystem that offers robust defense against emerging and new cyber threats. The trust and confidence that our customers have shown in us has encouraged us to maintain the quality of our sophisticated growth strategy, futuristic leadership, customer-centric commitment, and implementation of best practices. We promise to cater to the unique needs of all our customers while setting the benchmark for the data centre industry.