Technology Infrastructure Provider CtrlS to Make Major Investment in Tier-4 Data Centers in India
January 7, 2019
Award-winning technology infrastructure provider CtrlS Datacenters Ltd. (CtrlS) is to make a major investment in Tier-4 data centers in India over the coming years. With headquarters in Hyderabad, India, the company employs around 1,800 staff, making it “Asia's largest Tier 4 data center and managed services provider”. It currently operates Tier-4 data centers across India (Hyderabad, Mumbai, Noida and Bangalore) which together offer over a million square feet of data center space. CtrlS intends to invest a further Rs 2,000 crore ($287,220,000) in data center projects in India.
CtrlS’ 3,500-strong customer base includes companies in India (including 25 of the ET 100 Indian companies) and global enterprises (including 15 of the Fortune 100). The company’s services include colocation, managed services, Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and private, hybrid, and public cloud options. CtrlS’ investment will be completed by 2020 and will include a two million square foot 150 megawatt facility in Hyderabad, a million square foot 100 megawatt facility in Mumbai, and another million square foot 70 megawatt center in Chennai. The investment will add to what is already a blossoming data center arena on the sub-continent.
"The demand for data storage has boomed in the country and data localisation is also creating huge demand for hyperscale data center in India,” explained CtrlS’ CEO and founder, Sridhar Pinnapureddy in a the Indian version of Business Today. “We will start building new tier-4 data center in Mumbai from March, Hyderabad facility from around May-June and Chennai in last quarter of 2019. Total investment will be around Rs 2,000 crore," he added.