ODATA SA: Odata Opens 8.4MW Data Center in Querétaro, Mexico

May 19, 2022 | Posted by Abdul-Rahman Oladimeji

Odata has launched its first data center in Mexico. Rumor also has it that CyrusOne, an existing stakeholder, will acquire the rest of the Brazilian firm from its founders, Patria Investments. Odata opened the new data center in in El Marqués, Querétaro, Mexico. The first phase of development at the facility delivers 8.4MW in capacity. According to reports, the project cost Odata 388mn reais ($79m). The 327,000 square feet (30,400 square meters) data center sits on a 563,500 square feet (52,350 square meters) plot of land. The QR01 data center can also be expanded to 32MW upon full build-out.

According to Vitor Caram, Odata’s LatAm expansion director, the data center took 14 months to finish. Vitor Caram also revealed that the company has plans for a 30MW data center in Queretaro Park in the future. In addition, it will be developing data centers in Peru. Odata currently operates multiple data centers across South America. Upon full build-out, it will have over 1.6 million square feet of data center space and around 100MW of data center capacity.

Patria Investments founded Odata in 2015, with CyrusOne being a stakeholder in the company. Reports show that Patria is looking to sell its stake in the business while CyrusOne is looking to buy.

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