Webscale launches Stratus Cloud Hosting in India

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Web scale, the fastest and most secure cloud platform for modern commerce, today announced the launch of its Stratus cloud hosting platform targeting e-commerce businesses leveraging Magento and WordPress ecosystems and… other evolving open source and enterprise platforms in India. This launch is on the same date as the Magento association login event bringing together more than 2800 developers offering e-commerce worldwide.

With an increase in internet and smartphone penetration, an increase in digital literacy, the digital push of the union government and the continued impact of the pandemic, the e-commerce market in India has exploded. According to the latest data, the segment is expected to reach $74.8 billion this year and reach $120.3 billion by 2025.

Webscale enters one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world with a decade of undisputed leadership in delivering and managing e-commerce storefronts in the US, UK, Australia and in EU markets, the most competitive e-commerce segment in the world. Today, renowned global brands like Unilever, Swarovski, Oreo, and Olympus, trust Webscale to boost their online presence and deliver a seamless user experience.

Born in the cloud, with rock-solid security and compliance, high performance and availability, and 24/7 support from e-commerce experts, Webscale Stratus offers an enterprise-grade platform built by from developers for developers and for merchants that can be purchased via simple self-purchase. service process in seconds. Delivered through globally distributed networks, including Indian instances of AWS and Google Cloud Platform, Webscale Stratus is ideal for merchants on Magento Community 1.x and 2.x, Magento Enterprise 1.x, Adobe Commerce 2.x, WordPress, WooCommerce, OpenCart, Drupal and other LAMP stack based platforms.

Brands on Webscale Stratus will also have access to Webscale’s suite of CloudEDGE products to improve performance and Core Web Vitals (Web-scale CloudEDGE CDN) and adding an extra layer of powerful 360-degree security (Web-scale CloudEDGE security).

With SMB pricing starting at just $113/month, Webscale Stratus offers powerful cloud hosting and management plans for merchants and developers with the tightest budgets. Webscale Stratus comes with six plans – Starter, Lite, Plus, Select, Elite, and a custom plan for storefronts that handle over 5,00,000 visitors per month.

“Affordable cloud delivery and hosting often means poor performance, unplanned downtime, basic security, and slow support. Traders, especially those in price-sensitive markets like India, deserve more,” said Sonal Puri, CEO of Webscale. “Webscale Stratus is a game-changer bringing a new generation of cloud hosting to Indian e-commerce merchants of all sizes, comprised of a fast, secure and highly scalable infrastructure, and backed by an award-winning round-the-clock support team, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.”

To celebrate the launch, Webscale is offering a free migration to Webscale Stratus from any hosting provider or on-premises infrastructure. For more information, go here.

About Webscale

Webscale powers modern commerce by layering software for performance, security, availability, and compliance, on a distributed global network that leverages cloud, automation, machine learning, and DevOps protocols to meet brand needs in full growth. With use cases on a variety of e-commerce platforms and architectures, Webscale simplifies the deployment and day-to-day management of storefronts, including headless and progressive web application infrastructure, and on any cloud self-hosted or fully-hosted commerce platform. Deployed in multi-cloud environments including Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, Webscale powers Fortune 1000 brands including Dollar General, Unilever, Swarovski, Olympus, Regal Cinemas and thousands of other e-commerce storefronts B2C, B2B and B2E in 12 countries. Webscale has offices in Santa Clara, CA, Boulder, CO, San Antonio, TX, Bangalore, India and London, UK.

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