NTT Global Data Center & Cloud Infrastructure India performed groundbreaking ceremony for data centre in Kolkata, West Bengal.

The company has outlined plans to make an investment of Rs 2,000 crore in a hyperscale data centre in Kolkata over the next few years. This is part of the ongoing USD 2.5 billion total investment plan in India the company announced about two years ago.

The company intends to build three data centre buildings for hyperscale data centre in Kolkata site. The capacity of the data centre will be at least 25 MW, but considering the operational power requirement, it will be 40 MW.

The upcoming campus will be spread over 7.5 acre of land parcel. In Phase-I, the company plans to spend around Rs 500 crore depending on demand from the region.

Presently, NTT India’s existing data centre capacity is 230 MW of operating load spread over 2.1 million sq ft across 12 facilities.

The Kolkata data centre campus is spread over 6,00,000 sq ft. When fully built, Phase-I will be 1,00,000 sq ft. The company targets to have the data centre operational in 12 to 15 months.

Over the next two years, it plans to add 280 MW of operational load to 2.5 million sq ft data centres campuses across the country.

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