Web Werks national Data Center provider has announced of latest Mumbai-2 Data Center launch in Navi Mumbai on Tuesday, 31st Jan 2023.
Spread over 120,000 sq. ft., our MUMBAI-2 DC is an advanced 10 MW, Tier III DC built in conjunction with our JV partner Iron Mountain Data Centers (IMDC) – the global Colocation leader. Complementing our existing MUMBAI-1 DC, our MUMBAI-2 DC will offer Enterprise customers the densest Interconnection ecosystem in APAC with 200+ ISPs, all major Carriers, Internet Exchanges, Cloud Service Providers, and Content Delivery Networks, said in a Linkedln post.
Web Werks has a joint venture with Iron Mountain which will see the US data center firm invest $150 million over the next two years. Web Werks aims to expand its operations in its three existing markets and subsequently expand into Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Chennai.
International Property consultants Savills has facilitated the land transaction deal for Web Werks. Since its first large data center in Mumbai in 2015, Web Werks has established itself as the leading, high availability, network dense, carrier-neutral colocation provider. Web Werks data centers are strategically located in Mumbai, Delhi NCR, and Pune- cities home to numerous Indian and global organizations’ critical IT infrastructure.
The digital transformation, cloud computing, and government interventions, India is expected to add around 250 megawatts (MW) of data center capacity in 2023, bringing the overall capacity to 1.15 gigawatts (GW) during the year, according to Savills India, a real estate consultancy firm.
The Indian data centre market witnessed transactions of over 500 acres of land for data centre developments across the country, of which 45% was in Mumbai followed by Hyderabad at 26% and Pune at 14%. The major buyers were still colocation operators (54%) and hyperscalers such as AWS. Microsoft contributed to an extent of 46% for self-build. The key colocation players that acquired land in 2022 across multiple cities include AdaniConnex, NTT, Nxtra, CapitaLand and WebWerks.