Web Werks, India’s independent data centre provider, has planned invest Rs 750 crore to build a 20MW data centre in Whitefield, Bengaluru. The company has signed an MoU with the Karnataka Government on Friday. The company said, the data centre will be spread across 1.25 lakh sq ft and be fully operational in two years.
“Digital transformation in India continues to accelerate with support from the Government’s ‘Digital India’ programme. Web Werks’ Bengaluru data centre will cater to the increasing demand from hyperscalers like Amazon, Microsoft, Google; and Enterprises. We look forward to providing our new customers in South India with highly reliable and scalable solutions combining hosted infrastructure, cloud on-ramp, network and security. The addition of this data centre is part of our national expansion and we are extremely happy and grateful to the Government of Karnataka for their support,” said Nikhil Rathi, CEO, Web Werks data centres.
According to Data Center Map, Bengaluru is an emerging data centre market. The city has been witnessing a demand for data-driven services, cloud/co-location and captive IT infrastructures. Web Werks operates three Tier 3, carrier-neutral data centers in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi NCR with a combined footprint capability of 2,25,000 sq ft. Earlier this year the company entered into a joint venture with Iron Mountain to accelerate its expansion plans across the country.