CtrlS to set up its third and largest data center in Hyderabad | Hyderabad News





HYDERABAD: City-based data center player CtrlS is setting up its third and largest hyperscale data center to date in Hyderabad. To be spread over 1.31 lakh square feet, the proposed nominal-4 (tier-4) data center will be equipped with 1,600 racks and powered by 18MW of electricity, CtrlS said on Monday.
The new data center, for which the groundbreaking ceremony took place on Monday, will be located in the Financial District near the ICICI Regional Center, Microsoft, Capgemini, Amazon, among others, and is expected to open over the next 12 months or so.
CtrlS’ first data center in Hyderabad, located in Madhapur, is spread over 65,800 square feet, has 1,400 racks and is rated at 10 MW, while the second in Gachibowli is spread over 68,000 square feet, has 800 racks, and is rated at 10 MW. .
Sridhar Pinnapureddy, founder and CEO of CtrlS, has pointed out that Hyderabad has become a preferred destination for disaster recovery services as it falls under Seismic Zone II. the government’s industry-friendly data center policy is still a major draw.
He said the new data center will increase the ability of multinational companies and Indian companies to expand into Hyderabad for their colocation or disaster recovery needs and also create new jobs.
“The new data center will be environmentally friendly with rain collection, water conservation and recycling capabilities, e-waste management and elimination of paper and plastic,” he added. CtrlS, which operates 1 million square meters of data center space in seven centers in Hyderabad, Mumbai, Noida and Bengaluru, plans to expand by five million square meters nationwide.




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