Yotta Infrastructure announced its MoU with the Government of Tamil Nadu to set up a data center park in Chennai.
The Hiranandani Group and Yotta will invest INR 3000-4000 crore in this project over 8-10 years. This will also help to generate approximately 2000-2500 direct and indirect jobs in Tamil Nadu.
The data center park will be built on a 13-acre campus at Hiranandani Parks on the Singaperumal – Oragadam highway. It will host a total of 4 Data Center buildings with a capacity of 20000 racks, backup generator sets and featuring a total power load of approximately 150-240 MW.
This data center park will also carrier-neutral with the presence of major telcos and own fibre network. The campus will also house a 220/110 KV electrical substation and a CNG power plant.
“We’ve chosen Chennai to set up our Data Center Park since it’s a global hub for major technology companies as well as has the strategic advantage of being a major international fiber landing station,” Darshan Hiranandani, group CEO – Hiranandani Group said.
“Data Centers are crucial to cater to the increasing demand for cloud services and digital content consumption across the country, and we welcome the Hiranandani Group and Yotta Infrastructure to set up their Data Center Park in Chennai,” said Neeraj Mittal IAS, MD & CEO, Guidance, Industries Department, Government of Tamil Nadu.
The first data center building with a built-up area of 230,000 square feet in the Data Center Park is expected to be ready by the last quarter of 2021. It will offer 25 MW IT power and have a capacity for 5000 racks.
Earlier this month, Yotta also inaugurated India’s largest data center building, Yotta NM1, in Panvel, Maharashtra which is the largest Tier IV Data Center certified by Uptime Institute in Asia and second-largest in the world.