30 Best Tech Companies 2017

CtrlS Datacenters Ltd: Developing Capabilities to Offer Complete Suite of Offerings from Platform Level Services

thesiliconreview-sridhar-pinnapureddy-ctrls-datacenters-ltd“We offer a host of outsourced business solutions and services such as Disaster Recovery on demand.”

CtrlS Datacenters was established in October 2007. At CtrlS, nothing is of greater importance to them than keeping applications online and client’s data secure. Their commitment to taking total ownership of projects has resulted in an enviable client portfolio, featuring some of the most renowned brands in Indian industry. CtrlS is also the first choice for the young entrepreneur whose Cloud software needs secure, continual hosting.

CtrlS (Asia's Largest Tier 4 DC) has datacenters in Hyderabad and Mumbai with an upcoming facility in Delhi. The company has developed the capabilities to provide platform level services which includes data center infrastructure, storage, backup, hardware, OS layers, network and security layers. It offers a host of outsourced business solutions and services such as Disaster Recovery on demand, Managed services, Private cloud-on-demand to enable clients to make the paradigm shift from the captive datacenter model to the outsourced one. The CtrlS datacenter is Tier 4 certified and provides 99.995% uptime guarantee, less than 22 minutes of downtime in a year and N+N redundancy. With 1.42 PUE, it is the most power efficient datacenter in India. Dual power sources and an additional captive power plant ensure uninterrupted power and cooling systems. It also provides high bandwidth availability and a choice from India’s leading TELCOs. It is also the only one of its kind in India to provide 8-zone security, scalability for up to 10 years, guaranteeing the highest availability and least energy consumption. Armed with top-of-the-line features and the very best of infrastructure and technology, it offers clients an array of benefits which can drive a saving of upto 40 percent on total cost of ownership. The facility sets the benchmark in the datacenter space with 8-zone security, making it the most secure datacentre in India. It has ISO-20000-1, ISO-27001 and BS 25999 certifications.

CtrlS’ Philosophy

CtrlS' commitment to its customer is total ownership. They have developed the capabilities to provide a complete suite of offerings from platform level services which include datacenter infrastructure, storage, backup, hardware to OS layers, network and security layers.

The company has developed alliances which cater to the business application layer for automating their customers' business processes, thereby developing the capability of providing end to end custom solutions catering to their unique requirements. This is in line with their corporate policy of being a steward to the IT needs of customers.

CtrlS is promoted by the 18 year old Pioneer Group, which has been building the largest available infrastructure in the Datacenter world and is already into FMS and SI functions. This is but a natural process of amalgamation of Group leadership values. CtrlS assures its clients that all such custom solutions will carry a strong value proposition.

Meet the Leaders

Mr. Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder & CEO- Under his leadership, CtrlS has become the symbol of highest level of standards and has setup new benchmarks in the Industry. He has spearheaded over 200 innovations in Energy Management, DC Infra, Cloud, Disaster Recovery and elevated CtrlS as a thought leader and fastest growing Company. He is also the Founder and Chairman of Pioneer Group of companies which has interests in Internet, IT services and IT Infrastructure. 

He is bestowed with coveted recognitions as “Outstanding Entrepreneur of the Year – 2010” for Asia Pacific region by APEA, “Rajiv Gandhi Shiromani” by Global Economic Council and “KaramveerPuraskar 2007” awarded by ICONGO for his incredible accomplishments and magnanimous contribution to the society. He is a distinguished and sought after industry speaker by NASSCOM, CII and various industry bodies.

Mr. Prashant Jain, Director- Prashant is a DAGSI scholar with a Masters in communication from Wright state university, OHIO, USA. He has been an entrepreneur for over 15 years in the web and ecommerce industry. He has run web hosting companies like India Domain, which was later acquired by Asia online. He has also promoted several ecommerce companies like Hyderabad bazaar, Chennai bazaar etc. He has at various point times successfully run an online city portal, a web development company and several ecommerce stores.

Currently Prashant is in charge of all online related activities of CtrlS and handles the Cloud, SaaS & Apps business, the hosting business and the online operations of He is also involved in automation of products and processes along with managing International Operations and strategy. Prashant aims to see CtrlS as the leading online service provider of Datacenter services, Cloud, SaaS & Apps, ecommerce and hosting solutions.

Mr. R S Prasad Rao, Director- R. S. Prasad Rao has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry and in building IT infrastructure in process industries. Before joining CtrlS, Mr. Prasad was the Country Services Head for Fujitsu ICIM and the COO and director of Accel ICIM. Mr. Prasad has been instrumental in negotiating numerous international contracts and alliance partnerships for CtrlS. He aims to make CtrlS the number one datacenter provider in the Asia-Pacific region.

Clients Speak

 “The CtrlS solution for our needs was very effective and helped us mitigate our risks.”-  Som UdayGM - IT

 “I would like t thank the entire team for making the DR drill test. The drill was successful and we managed the changeover with minimum downtime and zero data loss.”- Ajith PrasadAVP IT, Abraaj Capital

 “We chose CtrlS because they own and understand this space.”-  Jai Prakash Dwivedi,CIO, RGCIL

 “The implementation has worked very well for us.”- Darshan MehtaSr. IT Manger, Elecon

“The USP of the CtrlS is the out-of-box solutions being offered.”- Bijaei JayarajCEO, Loylty Rewardz


“CtrlS' commitment to its customer is total ownership.”