The Web Werks – Iron Mountain Data Centers (IMDC) joint venture (JV) has announced the launch of its first data centre on their campus in Bengaluru. The data centre is located in the prime area of Whitefield, Bengaluru and is well-positioned as a gateway to Southern India. Situated in an 80,000 square feet facility, the BLR-1 is a Tier III-designed data centre that can support up to 4MW of IT load. 

Commenting on the launch, Nikhil Rathi, founder and chief executive officer, Web Werks said, “Web Werks Bengaluru data centre will cater to the increasing demand from hyperscaler and enterprises. We look forward to providing our new customers in South India with reliable and scalable colocation, cloud, storage, and network services. The addition of this data centre is part of our national expansion and we are grateful to the government of Karnataka for their support.”

Meanwhile, Mark Kidd, executive vice president and global general manager, Data Centres and Asset Lifecycle Management, Iron Mountain, said, “The BLR-1 data centre will help the Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV to meet the growing demand for connected, compliant and sustainable data centre services in the region. Bengaluru is an emerging data centre market witnessing strong demand for data-driven services, cloud, and colocation. I am excited to provide our hyperscale, network, content and enterprise customers with additional options to expand with us in this market.” 

The Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV also undertook major investments in order to create a ‘String of Digital Pearls’ across the nation, committing to deliver operational excellence. Meanwhile, the JV also launched its second data centre in Navi Mumbai and is ready to launch its first data centre in Hyderabad. In 2022, the Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV participated in the third ceremony at the Global Investors Summit in Uttar Pradesh and announced its plans to invest in a new hyperscale data centre in Noida, with the aim of expanding into the existing markets of Mumbai, Pune and Noida.