February 20, 2017

Finland’s Varaani Works and Indian conglomerate Videocon come together launch ‘VCloud’ – A personal cloud storage solution

The ‘VCloud’ offering aims to address the rapid growth demand for personal cloud storage solution, and will be made available across India. The companies plan to officially announce launch of the solution during the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

February 20, 2017 : Varaani Works, a fast growing IT company having its origin from Finland has entered into a strategic partnership with Videocon Intelligent Security Pvt Ltd from India (part of the Videocon Group) to address the personal cloud storage solution demand in India.

Targeted to address the data storage needs of Enterprise, Retail and Individual customers such as Hospitals, educational institutions, Small to medium IT based companies, data centers etc; firms and individuals engaged in photography, music etc the solution called ‘VCloud’ is based on Varaani’s VCH-1 cloud hub. The low cost solution offers data storage as per customer need ie 1TB to 10TB, flexibility of local storage, personal cloud solution, automated encryption, continuous backup, remote access and sharing & access from any device.

The solution will be commercially available across India shortly. The official launch of VCloud will be announced at the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

Talking about the tie up with Varaani, Mr. Arvind Bali, CEO of Videocon Telecommunications Limited, said, “Consumer’s Data requirement and consumption is getting endless, and to address this fast growing personal cloud storage demand in India, we have joined hands with Varaani to offer VCloud – the personal cloud storage solution. The plug and play, easy to use solution is fast, reliable and secure. We are confident that this offering shall be handy for various customer segments including Enterprise and Individuals who are seeking automated solutions of back up of their database. The solution automatically encrypts the data before sending it to Videocon’s own secure data center located in India”.

“It’s been an eventful 2016 for Varaani Works Oy. Today, telecom operators are under constant pressure to come up with new services and solutions for their clients. The operators must meet their client’s demands with new services, products and solutions. This is where companies such as Varaani come in,” states Varaani Works Oy Vice President of Global Sales, Mr. Tuomas Laine, “The Varaani Cloud Hub solution gives you the flexibility of a local storage device, a personal cloud solution and the security of online backups as an easy to use service, in turn enabling our customers to concentrate on their business and not worry about losing their digital content. We are excited about this partnership with Videocon and look forward to working together with them for many years to come. ”

“We are enthusiastic about our partnership in India with Videocon and we are confident that the VCloud will provide all users with something new and exciting. Videocon is a market-leader in India and we are confident that the VCloud will continue their success story in India, “says Mr. Kimmo Lahdensivu, CEO of Varaani Works Oy.

The deal followed a sales lead that was generated with the help of Finpro at the 2016 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

“Sometimes gaining visibility on your own is relatively hard. For us, it’s delightful to notice that helping Finnish telecom companies to showcase their expertise, yields concrete results in increased international sales. I would like to express our congratulations to Varaani Works, which is part of Finpro’s Connectivity from Finland growth program,” says Ms. Hanna Marttinen-Deakins, Head of Industry, ICT and Digitalization at Finpro.

About Varaani

Varaani is an award-winning company that provides care-free personal cloud storage solutions that enables end users do nothing and save everything. Varaani’s patented core innovation in on-line backup efficiency ensures large storage capacity with a very small data center footprint. With our state-of-the-art solution, software and hardware, Varaani is uniquely positioned to help service providers, SMEs and consumers with the explosive growth in personal data. The Varaani Cloud Hub securely stores and automatically backs up ALL the user’s content such as pictures and videos and allows them to access and consume it on any of their devices. Service providers can provide the Varaani Cloud Hub as an end-to-end solution with low upfront investments, and generate healthy margins from their existing and new customers.

Varaani Works is a high-technology company founded in January 2010 and is based in Tampere, Finland.