Colt DCS expands into India, reinforces sustainability commitment

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS), a global provider of hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, has unveiled its inaugural data centre in India. The Navi Mumbai facility signifies Colt DCS’ strategic expansion to meet the surging demand from hyperscale cloud service providers and large enterprises in India’s thriving data centre market.

This project was also recently awarded with a ‘Platinum’ Rating by IGBC- Green Data Centre (India Green Building Council). This accreditation further underpins Colt DCS’ commitment to sustainability and innovation. Colt DCS’ draws 100% renewable green power from the utility company. These initiatives aligns with Colt DCS’ dedication to global environmental responsibility and will ensure customers achieve their own sustainability goals.

Colt DCS’ Navi Mumbai Data Centre provides customers with tremendous flexibility and scalability given its significant land parcel of 15 acres capable of supporting 120MW of IT power capacity. The flexible and scalable design allows Colt DCS to meet the quickly changing demands of emerging technologies and use cases such as generative artificial intelligence, high performance computing, machine learning and other computer intensive cloud applications that depend on high power density solutions with efficient cooling.

This flexibility is supported by robust infrastructure. The data centre boasts a highly resilient 220kV GIS substation onsite with LILO configuration. The data centre also provides multi-layered security with combination of hardened physical parameters, access control and 24×7 surveillance. The site has undergone a comprehensive TVRA assessment and has been categorised as a low risk site.

Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO said: “Colt DCS’ entry into the Indian market reaffirms our commitment to become the leading customer-centric data centre operator in the industry. Our innovative and sustainable approach, coupled with our dedication to safety and reliability, positions Colt DCS as the partner of choice for hyperscale cloud service providers and enterprises expanding their reach in India. Our strategic expansion is only set to continue with new sites expected across the country as we look to provide high quality data centre services.”

Pratap Mane, Country Head of India said: “We are now uniquely placed in the Mumbai market to address the demand of Hyperscale Cloud Service providers and large Enterprise particularly from Banking and Financial Services industry. Our solutions are designed to support complex applications requiring scalable power, processing, cooling and security. The first phase of the Mumbai Data Centre has commenced with 22MW and an available capacity of 18MW of IT power capacity. Further, we have aggressive plans to expand into major cities across India to cater to growing market demand.”

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