IBEF: December 23, 2019
STT Global Data Centres India Private Ltd (STT GDC India) inaugurated its 15th data centre in Bengaluru expanding its national network.
The third data centre is 18MW and is spread over 4,00,000 sq. ft., at Whitefield, Bengaluru. The centre is designed to meet the highest benchmark in green practices and is built from ground up, drawing on STT GDC India’s combined design, construction, engineering, and operations expertise.
It is built to provide to the modern-day high-density computing needs of its customers for mobility, e-commerce, IoT, cloud and big data.
Around Rs 600 crore (US$ 85.85 million) of investment is planned in phases into building the state-of-the-art, purpose-built data centre at approximately Rs 30 crore to Rs 45 crore (US$ 4.29 to 6.44 million) of investment per MW.
"Bengaluru is a hub for many start-ups as well as ITES, e-commerce, biotech and fintech entities. As the city's largest operational data centre, I'm excited to announce that STT Bengaluru DC-3 marks the first data centre to be inaugurated as part of our multi-megawatt capacity expansion across India. The new facility is also backed by our commitment to providing best-in-class data centre infrastructure for varied retail and wholesale clients" said Mr Sumit Mukhija, CEO at STT GDC India
With this latest expansion, the power capacity has been increased to over 90 MW of critical IT load across eight cities. The wide array of connectivity options consists of configuration alternatives, including shared rack space, individual racks and cage. STT Bengaluru DC-3 will offer customized solutions suiting according to ones need and multi-megawatt dedicated spaces serving to retail and wholesale customers.
STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited is a joint venture between ST Telemedia Global Data Centres and Tata Communications. This is a data centre service provider with one of the largest data centre footprints in the country. It provides service to over 1,000 customers including Fortune 500 companies and now operates three of the country's largest data centre facilities in Pune, Chennai and Bengaluru.
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