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Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV announces its greenfield data center in Mumbai

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The Web Werks and Iron Mountain Data Centers Joint Venture announced the opening of its first greenfield data center MUM-2 in Navi Mumbai, India. William L. Meaney, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain officiated the inauguration ceremony in Rabale, Navi Mumbai with an audience comprising global leadership teams from both Web Werks and Iron Mountain as well as partners and government dignitaries.

The MUM-2 data center is situated on a 120,000-square-foot campus in Navi Mumbai and was built within 18 months of its announcement despite global pandemic challenges. It is Tier 3 certified and supports 10MVA of gross power. Customers can leverage Web Werk’s interconnection ecosystem comprising Tier 1 carriers, 200+ ISPs, three major Indian peering exchanges as well as cloud ramp access to hyperscale providers like AWS, Azure, Google & Oracle at low latency speeds.

Regarding the opening of MUM-2, Nikhil Rathi, CEO of Web Werks said, “We are pleased to announce the second data center facility in Navi Mumbai. Our existing data center in Mumbai is almost fully leased, and we see increased demand for our services from various customer segments. This demand will further be bolstered by the growing digitization, the rollout of the 5G network in India, and rising cloud adoption. With this new data center and our team of industry veterans, we will be able to support demand and offer a connectivity-rich ecosystem.’’

“The opening of Iron Mountain and Web Werks’ first greenfield data center marks an important step in advancing our Joint Venture’s position as one of India’s leading data center providers,” said William L. Meaney, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Iron Mountain. “The investment in this new facility reflects our commitment to investing in new highly connected, secure, and compliant data centers in the APAC region that will serve our hyperscale, network, content, and enterprise customers.”

MUM-2, situated within a digital campus in Navi Mumbai and connected to the MUM-1 data center, provides a secure, reliable infrastructure with rapid access speeds. With a choice of cloud service providers available along with comprehensive compliance support including FISMA High, PCI-DSS, ISO 27001, and others, this network architecture offers cost-effective solutions under one roof.

The Web Werks – Iron Mountain Data Centers JV had previously signed MoUs with the Karnataka and Tamil Nadu government to set up data centers in Bangalore and Hyderabad, the construction of which is nearing completion and will be made available in the first half of 2023.

In 2022, Web Werks, along with its joint venture partner Iron Mountain Data Centers, announced an investment of INR 197 crores for a new hyper-scale data center with a power capacity of 20MVA in Noida. The Noida data center is expected to be open for its customers by 2023.

The Web Werks – Iron Mountain Data Centers JV has plans to expand in existing markets of Mumbai, Pune, and Noida, and also invest in new markets like Chennai.

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