Web Werks has announced the acquisition of an industrial building which will be converted for its first data centre in the prime location of Whitefield, Bengaluru,
According to the company, Bengaluru is an emerging data centre market that has been witnessing a demand for data-driven services, cloud and colocation.
The new highly interconnected data centre will offer 110,000 square feet of colocation space supported by a significant power capacity of up to 20 MVA of gross power with an expected IT load of up to 10MW of which half of the required power is already onsite. The first phase of delivery is expected to be completed by Q4 2022.
The data centre is expected to cater to the increasing demand for Enterprise and Edge data centres.
Web Werks, which entered into a joint venture with Iron Mountain Data Centers early 2021 is said to focus on strengthening the carrier, cloud, and content-neutral interconnection ecosystem so that customers can harness the platform for their growth.
Michael Goh, VP & GM, APAC Iron Mountain Data Centres said, “This highly interconnected data centre in a new market creates great opportunities in one of the fastest-growing markets in the country.” The Bengaluru facility will offer a wide choice of service providers including all major carriers, ISPs, Internet Exchanges (IXs), SD-WAN providers, and CDN/ OTT providers.
Web Werks operates three strategically located data centres in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi NCR. The company has already announced a second standalone data centre in Navi Mumbai, with 100,000 square foot area and 12.5MW capacity.