The Web Werks – Iron Mountain Data Centers (IMDC) joint venture (JV),has announced the launch of its first data centre, HYD-1, on its campus in Hyderabad, India. Located in the Kondapur region in Hyderabad, HYD-1 is a Tier III-designed data centre that can support up to 5.5MW of IT load within a 120,000 square feet facility.  

The Web Werks – Iron Mountain Data Centers JV has undertaken major investments to create a ‘string of digital pearls’ across India, that will enable customers to scale their digital transformation strategies by deploying critical infrastructure with a global data centre provider. 

The HYD-1 data centre, which is now live 12 months after the acquisition of a standalone commercial facility, strengthens the JV’s presence within the southern region of India and demonstrates its commitment to rapidly bringing new capacity online for its customers.   

Commenting on the launch, Nikhil Rathi, founder and chief executive officer, Web Werks, said, “The Telangana government is building new IT hubs in five districts in the state, and Hyderabad has a connectivity ecosystem that will cater to the digital demands of the region. Hyderabad is a major technology hub, and is fast becoming an important data center market in India. The Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV is excited to offer customers easy cloud and carrier access, driven by hyperscale demand for an improved connectivity-rich ecosystem in Hyderabad.”

Meanwhile, Mark Kidd, executive vice president and global general manager, Data Centres and Asset Lifecycle Management, Iron Mountain, “The HYD-1 data centre will help the Web Werks – Iron Mountain JV meet the growing demand for connected, compliant and sustainable data centre services in the region. Hyderabad is an emerging data centre market witnessing strong demand for data-driven, cloud, and colocation services. 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 recently launched its MUM-2 in Navi Mumbai and BLR-1 in Bengaluru data centres and will continue to expand in existing Mumbai, Pune and Noida markets.