Planning to open a hyperscale campus at Mumbai at 2020.
Colocation expert Colt Data Centre Services is planning to build a hyperscale data centre campus in Mumbai, with power capacity of up to 100MW. The business has obtained land and secured a large, higher voltage utility feed of 150MVA. Construction is set to kick off at the beginning of 2019, with the facility expected to become operational in the second 50% of 2020. Colt DCS claims it is the first primary flow western, information centre operator to enter the Indian market, which will be mainly served by smaller and more local suppliers.
– With a bang.
Colt DCS owns 17 carrier neutral data centres across Europe, and manages a further seven in the Asia Pacific region. The business concentrates on colocation, meanwhile the networking part of the company asserts direct fiber connections into over 22, 000 buildings globally. Both divisions are owned by Fidelity Investments, one of the biggest asset managers in the world, accountable for around $2.5 trillion in assets. The future building in Mumbai will provide both colocation and cloud services – based to Colt DCS, cloud revenues in India alone is predicted to be increasing at 25 percent CAGR between 2016-2021. With half the total population in India below the age of 25, the newest generation of digitally educated individuals is creating a huge data footprint in the region, said Detlef Spang, CEO in Colt DCS. As information consumption carries on to grow at an exponential rate, more businesses and consumers are requiring a dependable info and network infrastructure to provide fast connectivity and on demand providers. Colt DCS will play the key part in providing the data centre infrastructure to enable this via its investment in Mumbai.