Web Werks, a leading player in the Indian Data Centre and Cloud Services market, has acquired an industrial building which will be converted for its first data centre. This data centre will be located in Whitefield, Bengaluru, the company said in a statement. 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, Web Werks said.
Increased Demand in Southern India
The Bengaluru data centre will cater to the increasing demand for Enterprise and Edge data centres, and act as a hub for hosting, colocation, cloud on-ramp, storage and network needs of businesses in the Southern India region. Additionally, it will also serving as a disaster recovery facility for enterprises across the world.
“The addition of this data center is part of our national expansion and we are extremely happy and grateful to the Government of Karnataka for their support.” Nikhil Rathi, CEO, Web Werks data centers.
In early 2021, Web Werks, entered into a joint venture with Iron Mountain Data Centers.
‘’We are very pleased with the announcement of this new facility that enhances our ambitions to grow a strong presence in the Indian data center market through the Joint Venture we have with Web Werks. This highly interconnected data center in a new market creates great opportunities in one of the fastest growing markets in the country.” Michael Goh, VP & GM, APAC Iron Mountain Data Centers.
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. With the addition of this data center, Web Werks & Iron Mountain Data Centers has undertaken major investments to expand its footprints across IT and financial hubs of India to strengthen its data center solutions and support the digital transformations of customers in India.
With a combined footprint capability of 225,000 square feet, Web Werks operates three strategically located data centers in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi NCR. The company has already announced a second standalone data center in Navi Mumbai, with 100,000 square foot area and 12.5MW capacity.