: CtrlS to invest $482.5 million in Chennai data center

Feb 28, 2024 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Indian operator CtrlS Datacenters is building a new data center campus in Chennai and intends to invest Rs 4000 crore ($482.5m) in the 72MW project. Construction is already underway. 

Sridhar Pinnapureddy, founder and CEO of CtrlS Datacenters, said: "We are delighted to unveil our upcoming Chennai DC Park. Chennai is the second largest data center market in India and holds strategic significance because of the presence of [a] large number of subsea cable landing stations, coupled with the growing presence of enterprises and cloud service providers in the region.”

He continued: “With the government's ambitious plans for knowledge-based industries and the resulting surge in digital transformation, CtrlS Datacenters is proud to contribute to Chennai's dynamic digital landscape with its upcoming state-of-the-art data center campus. We thank the Tamil Nadu government for extending all the necessary support and creating a conducive environment for setting up of our data centers."