CtrlS has kicked-off the construction of its third hyperscale data centre in Gachibowli, Hyderabad. The data centre will be spread across 131,000 square feet equipped with 1,600 racks powered by 18MW of electricity.

Hyderabad offers high quality infrastructure, robust power connectivity, industry-friendly data centre policy by the Telangana government besides a large pool of skilled IT resources.

The to-be-constructed CtrlS Gachibowli DC2 is located in the Financial District of Hyderabad sharing the neighbourhood with Capgemini, Microsoft, Virtusa, Infosys, CA, Cognizant, Cyient, ICICI, Amazon, Wipro, Hitachi Consulting, and other IT and BFSI companies.

Commenting on the development, Sridhar Pinnapureddy, Founder and CEO, CtrlS, said, “It gives me immense pleasure to add the third (rated-4) hyperscale data centre in Hyderabad. As we commence the construction of this facility, we are sowing the seeds for new employment opportunities, ability to help expansion of global multinationals and Indian businesses into the city of Hyderabad for their colocation or disaster recovery needs. The data centre will be environmental-friendly with rain harvesting, water conservation and recycling capabilities, efficient e-waste management and maximised elimination of paper and plastic. The construction will be as per LEED Platinum standards defined by the US Green Building Council, and Rated-4 standards as defined by TIA-942.”

CtrlS is one of the largest rated-4 hyperscale data center player in APAC and is trusted by 60 of the Fortune 500 Global Multinationals including Exxon Mobil, Standard Chartered Bank, DBS, HSBC, Tata Group, Disney, Chrysler, Panasonic, Birla Group, Paytm, Flipkart, State Bank of India, Indian Bank, National Stock Exchange (NSE), BSE among others.