CtrlS Datacenters Ltd: CtrlS commences construction on third Hyderabad data center

Mar 24, 2022 | Posted by MadalineDunn

CtrlS has announced that it has broken ground on its third hyperscale facility, located in the Gachibowli suburb of Telangana, India. The facility, which is expected to span 131,000 sqft, with a capacity of 1,600 racks powered by 18MW of electricity, will reportedly meet LEED Platinum standards and Rated-4 standards under TIA-942, and the company recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for it.

Reportedly built with sustainability in mind, the facility will have water harvesting and recycling capabilities, and partake in water conservation, too. 

The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by a number of government officials, partners, employees and customers, and speaking about the facility, where CtrlS founder and CEO Sridhar Pinnapureddy, said: "It gives me immense pleasure to add the third (rated-4) hyperscale data center in Hyderabad. As we commence the construction of this facility, we are sowing the seeds for new employment opportunities, ability to help expansion of global multinationals and Indian businesses into the city of Hyderabad for their colocation or disaster recovery needs."

Meanwhile, commenting on the facility's sustainability features, he added: "The data center will be environmental-friendly with rain harvesting, water conservation and recycling capabilities, efficient e-waste management, and maximized elimination of paper and plastic."

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