Colt Data Centre Launches Data Centre in Navi Mumbai, India, Meeting Demand for Digital Infrastructure

Colt Data Centre Services (DCS), a global leader in hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, has unveiled its inaugural data centre in India.
COLT Data Centre Navi Mumbai, India
The flagship facility in Navi Mumbai signifies Colt DCS’ strategic expansion and dedication to bolstering support for the escalating needs of hyperscale cloud service providers and large enterprises within India’s rapidly growing data centre landscape.

India has witnessed an unprecedented surge in digital demand in recent years. According to prominent real estate consulting firms, the nation’s appetite for data centre capacity is expected to reach a staggering 1.4 GW by 2025, with Navi Mumbai contributing to a significant 50% of this capacity.

Colt DCS’ Navi Mumbai Data Centre offers customers remarkable flexibility and scalability due to its substantial land area spanning 15 acres, capable of accommodating an impressive 120MW of IT power capacity. The adaptable and scalable design equips Colt DCS to swiftly adapt to the evolving demands of emerging technologies and use-cases, including generative artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, machine learning, and other compute-intensive cloud applications that necessitate high power density solutions with efficient cooling.

Underpinning this flexibility is a robust infrastructure, featuring a highly resilient 220kV GIS substation onsite with LILO configuration. The data centre also boasts multi-layered security, integrating hardened physical parameters, access control, and 24×7 surveillance.

The facility has undergone a comprehensive TVRA assessment, earning the designation of a low-risk site. Leveraging over 25 years of experience supporting mission-critical workloads and award-winning Operations and Service Management capabilities, Colt DCS ensures operational excellence.

Furthermore, the project recently achieved a prestigious “Platinum” Rating from IGBC – Green Data Centre (India Green Building Council), reinforcing Colt DCS’ commitment to sustainability and innovation. The company sources 100% renewable green power from the utility company, aligning with global environmental responsibility initiatives and enabling customers to achieve their sustainability objectives.

Safety stands as a paramount business priority for Colt DCS, reflected in the data centre’s adherence to the highest health and safety standards for its employees. The rigorous implementation of safety regulations has earned Colt DCS the Safety Excellence Award from the Safety Engineers Association (SEA).

Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO of Colt DCS, expressed, “Our innovative and sustainable approach, coupled with our dedication to safety and reliability, positions Colt DCS as the partner of choice for hyperscale cloud service providers and enterprises expanding their reach in India.”

Pratap Mane, Country Head of India at Colt DCS, added, “We are now uniquely placed in the Mumbai market to address the demand of Hyperscale Cloud Service providers and large Enterprise particularly from Banking and Financial Services industry.”

“The first phase of the Mumbai Data Centre has commenced with 22MW and an available capacity of 18MW of IT power capacity. Further, we have aggressive plans to expand into major cities across India to cater to growing market demand.”

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