In Chennai, India’s SIPCOT IT Park, AdaniConneX, a joint venture between Adani Enterprises and EdgeConneX, has opened their ‘Chennai 1’ hyperscale data center facility. The campus is capable of 17 MW (IT Load) in Phase 1 and 33 MW (IT Load) at full capacity.
Tamil Nadu’s first pre-certified IGBC Platinum Rated data center is located on the ‘Chennai 1’ site. Additionally, the facility will be powered entirely by renewable energy, giving businesses and large-scale clients sustainable energy options.
One of the most cutting-edge colocation campuses in the area, ‘Chennai 1’ is built to provide IT Infrastructure with strong physical protection, seven levels of security, and a commitment to 99.999% availability.
“We see tremendous growth in data generation and consumption in India, driving the need for a reliable, automated, and sustainable digital infrastructure,” said Jeyakumar Janakaraj, CEO at AdaniConneX. “With our Pan-India data center platform, our mission is to enable India’s next phase of digital growth with core emphasis on sustainability and energy management.”
Global Platform of Data Centers
One of the world’s marketplaces for data centers that is expanding the quickest is India. India’s data center capacity is now at 600 MW and is anticipated to increase to over 1300 MW by the year 20241. AdaniConneX is putting resources into the joint venture over the next ten years with the goal of constructing a platform with over 1 GW of green data centers, in order to meet the rising need for dependable IT infrastructure.
All of India’s major cities, including Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Kolkata, Bhubaneshwar, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Vizag, and many more, are also getting hyperscale campuses built by AdaniConneX. In order to bring cloud, content, and data closer to clients, AdaniConneX is also building dispersed edge data centers and far edge facilities in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets.
AdaniConneX is moving forward with its plan to provide hyperlocal to hyperscale data center capacity throughout India with the help of the EdgeConneX team and their more than ten years of experience building a global platform of data centers for some of the largest and most demanding tech and cloud firms in the world.
“I’m extremely pleased with the opening of our latest data center in Chennai, India, and all of the hard work by the teams to make this happen,” said Randy Brouckman, CEO at EdgeConneX. “I’m also excited about what’s coming next as we have an aggressive data center expansion plan and tremendous customer pipeline that will quickly establish AdaniConneX as the leading digital infrastructure platform for all of India.”