India has an ever-growing demand for the data center sector, attracting A number of foreign investors like Capitaland, Bam Digital Realty, Digital Edge, and Princeton Digital Group to name a few, enthusiastically investing in Indian DC. The latest one to join is Blackstone’s Lumina Cloudinfra, laying the foundation of its first hyperscale data center in Mumbai. The first phase of the maiden venture in Navi Mumbai’s Airoli area will be completed by 2025. The company is also about to start work on a second site at Mahape, Navi Mumbai. These data centers are expected to have a capacity of 600 MW combined.
Along with Mumbai, the company is also venturing into the Chennai data center sector where it is in the process of acquiring land. Blackstone’s Lumina CloudInfra will also set up data centers in Pune, Hyderabad, and National Capital Region (NCR) later.
According to recent market research Indian data sector industry is to witness sixfold growth in the coming six years s. With 45 new data centers anticipated to open by 2025, the Indian data center market is estimated to have investments worth $ 25 billion.