Technology infrastructure provider CtrlS is planning to launch two new additional data centres in India. One out of these two data centres will be completely solar-powered in alignment to the rising demand for digitisation.
The company is planning to launch its data centre in Hyderabad and Mumbai respectively, according to Sridhar Pinnapureddy, founder and CEO, CtrlS “The one in Hyderabad will have 150 MW capacity and Mumbai will have 100 MW capacity,” he added.
With this, the number of data centres set-up by CtrlS will rise to seven, spanning 5 million sq ft, making it the largest Tier-4 data centre provider.
As per the mandatory guidelines, a Tier-4 data centre is mandated to have redundant and dual-powered servers, storage, network links and power cooling equipment.
“We will have a footprint of 10 data centres in the country, spanning 5 million sq ft overall”, said, BS Rao, Vice-President, CtrlS Datacenters.
The dynamically changing requirements of the industry have CtrlS in making an investment of around Rs 500 crore to set up a 1.8 lakh sq ft capacity in Bengaluru, in February this year.