Web Werks announced the acquisition of a land parcel to build a standalone purpose-built Greenfield data center in Navi Mumbai with an estimated investment of INR 400 crore. This new standalone 1,00,000 sq.ft. structure will be a well-equipped, next-generation and an Uptime Tier 3 designed data center with 12.5MW of power and rich interconnectivity. The facility will benefit from Web Werks being SAP Certified and incorporate Global Go-Green concepts. The data center is expected to be ready for service by the mid of 2022.
Web Werks recently announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Iron Mountain, who will invest US$150mn primary equity into Web Werks over the next two years. This transaction will allow Web Werks to accelerate its expansion across different Indian cities. The announcement of the 2nd data center in Mumbai is Web Werks latest initiative to build capacity to cater to one of the fastest-growing data center market globally.
Mr Nikhil Rathi, CEO, Web Werks data centers said, “We are pleased to announce the 2nd data center facility in Navi Mumbai. Our existing data center in Mumbai runs at 80% occupancy, and we see increased demand from OTTs, Enterprises for our services. Even our existing customers’ demands are growing, and with this new data center we will be able to support that as well as hyper-scale demand who need a connectivity rich ecosystem”. The new facility is abutting the Web Werks 1st data center in Navi Mumbai. Customers will get the advantage of already existing rich Interconnection Ecosystem comprising major Telcos, 160+ ISPs and 3 major Internet Exchanges (IXes); De-CIX, Extreme IX and NIXI.
International Property consultants Savills has facilitated the land transaction deal for Web Werks.
Since its first large data center in Mumbai in 2015, Web Werks has established itself as the leading, high availability, network dense, carrier-neutral colocation provider. Web Werks data centers are strategically located in Mumbai, Delhi NCR, and Pune- cities home to numerous Indian and global organizations’ critical IT infrastructure.