MC Digital Realty: MC Digital Realty expands Osaka footprint

Feb 17, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

MC Digital Realty, the 50/50 joint venture (JV) between Mitsubishi Corporation and Digital Realty, launched to provide a full suite of data center solutions in Japan and this week announced the opening of the three-story KIX13. This is the fourth building on the 23,000sqm Osaka data center campus. The addition of this new facility, brings its total IT capacity at the MC Digital Realty Osaka campus to over 70MW. The KIX13 facility itself has 21MW of capacity across a three-story building.

Speaking about this development, Bampo Tezuka, Representative Director, CEO, MC Digital Realty, Inc, said: "We have been working to create a next-generation interconnection platform that goes beyond the "traditional" data center business to create new business opportunities and value-added services for our customers."

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He added: "Our Osaka campus offers flexible scalability, robust power supply capacity suitable for high load servers and stringent security compliant with international standards. Along with colocation services for enterprises offered within the same campus, we strive to further extend Digital Realty's PlatformDIGITAL to offer our customers the global data center platform to support their digital transformation needs." 

"The completion of KIX13 takes the MCDR Osaka campus to the next level, offering customers a spectrum of solutions that break down barriers to achieve our goal of creating a global connected-data community," said Serene Nah, Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific, Digital Realty. 

Further, Nah said: "Acceleration of Data Gravity in Japan is expected to be amongst the highest in the world by 2024. KIX13 not only expands MCDR's Osaka footprint but also extends the reach of Digital Realty's world-class data center platform to help our customers in Japan and globally to mitigate the challenges of Data Gravity. It is a major milestone in our vision to be the meeting place for businesses and data, and will play a significant role in helping Digital Realty build the world's largest fabric-of-fabrics."