Serverfarm has announced the construction of ISR3, its first hyperscale data center in Israel. The ISR3 facility featuring 9MW of critical capacity is located in central Israel and will be developed in collaboration with Israel Infrastructure Fund.
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Due to its high-tech enterprise advancements and recently announced hyperscale cloud zones, Israel, dubbed the Silicon Valley of the Middle East, is primed for exponential data center expansion.
Serverfarm stated that its “modern, secure, and highly efficient” 9MW facility in Israel will be ready for service in the second half of 2022. The data center operator / colocation provider is currently seeking other options to further extend its footprint in Israel and across the Middle East in line with the development of the new to build ISR3 facility.
The worldwide data center portfolio and activities of Serverfarm encompass over 700 sites in 45 countries, including locations in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Canada, and the United States.
Expansion into Israel
“As leading tech and hyperscale organizations continue to expand into Israel and across the Middle East, we see an opportunity to leverage our expertise and deep roots in this region,” said Avner Papouchado, Founder and CEO at Serverfarm. “With the launch of ISR3, we’re bringing world-class multi-tenant data centers to Israel, allowing organizations to rapidly tap into this growing region and innovate at scale. We’re also introducing our world-leading InCommand DMaaS to the region so more IT and data center leaders can optimize their operations and focus on innovation and digital transformation.”
ISR3 is Serverfarm’s first Middle East-based facility and venture. The company, on the other hand, is no stranger to the area. Serverfarm and its owners have considerable expertise in local, regional, and worldwide real estate development, with a focus on the hotel, residential, and data center industries.