The juggernaut of cloud computing has taken enterprise computing by storm. Public clouds have caught the imagination of developers, CIOs, CFOs alike and rightfully so. But public clouds ain’t necessarily cheap at scale; neither is running your own datacenters. I am very excited to share our story of grappling with these questions and launching Snapdeal Cirrus – our new hybrid cloud; as the future of our computing platform. It has been a amazingly exciting journey and we have learned tremendously … Read full article →
Snapdeal Cirrus will be one of the largest OpenStack based hybrid cloud deployments in the world
Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today announced the launch of its own private cloud platform, Snapdeal Cirrus.
Snapdeal cloud is built entirely on open source with OpenStack at the center, making it not just an industry-first in India, but also one of the largest OpenStack deployments of a hybrid cloud anywhere in the world. Snapdeal Cirrus spans across three data center regions, with … Read full article →
Data Sciences Centre will focus on big-data and advanced-analytics
to define consumer-centric growth strategy
Snapdeal, has opened a Data Sciences Center in San Carlos, California. The center will focus on big-data and advanced analytics to add granular clarity to Snapdeal’s consumer-centric initiatives. It will help shape the business strategy of the company and optimize the operational efficiencies using data driven algorithms, data analytics and predictive modeling.
The team includes veteran data scientists from leading global brands like Groupon, Google, Yahoo … Read full article →
Earlier this week, more than a 1000+ team members — 16% of our total team strength– pitched over 150 ideas geared towards a single aim — attracting the next wave of Snapdeal customers. Focused on Growth Hacking, 85 finalist teams went head-to-head for 36 intense hours to develop the next potentially game-changing idea for Snapdeal.
The three winning submissions will be judged on multiple criteria including originality, short-term viability, and long-term scalability potential. Results will be announced in the coming … Read full article →