Rostelecom: Rostelecom expands data center footprint in Moscow

Mar 09, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Rostelecom has announced that it has launched a new data center in the Medvedkovo area of Moscow. Located on Chermyanskaya street, the facility will span 20,000 sqm (215,280 sq ft), offering six data halls with the capacity for 312 racks each. Further, it has been disclosed that the site has a total capacity of 36MW. While phase one of the project launched with 9MW of capacity across 1,248 racks, phase 2 will have 1,248 racks, launching in May, and fully commissioned by the end of the year.

Sergey Bochkarev, general director of Rostelecom-DPC, said: “Vendors leaving the market and significant changes in the data center market have become the basis for developing new approaches.”

Adding: “We are one of the few who launch a large-scale project in the current realities, while implementing unique solutions. The new Medvedkovo project is designed to ensure the highest safety and reliability of the equipment.”