Boston-based data center service provider Iron Mountain, has today announced the signing of a 6MW data center pre-lease agreement with a US-based customer at its new AZP-2 data center in Phoenix, Arizona.

AZP-2 is a three-story purpose-built hyperscale data center which is expected to span more than 530,000 gross square feet, and deliver 48MW of total IT capacity at full build. The facility which sits on Iron Mountain’s 40-acre Phoenix campus is powered by 100% renewable energy and directly connected to the company’s existing 47MW operational data center AZP-1 in Phoenix and AZS-1 in Scottsdale.

“We are pleased to add a new strategic anchor customer to AZP-2, while providing our customer with a secure, reliable and high-performance data center solution,” said Michael DeVito, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing at Iron Mountain Data Centers.

“This announcement further solidifies our strong market position, differentiated product offering, and most importantly our ability to serve as a strategic partner to the world’s largest companies.”

Currently, Iron Mountain operates 15 global data center platform across 13 markets and three continents. Including leasable capacity and land and buildings held for future development, the company expects to have a data center portfolio that can support more than 350MW of IT capacity upon full build.

In June, Iron Mountain signed a 3MW data center lease with a company at its SIN-1 data center in Singapore. To meet this customer’s requirements, Iron Mountain is currently building out 2MW of turn-key data center capacity at the SIN-1 facility, which is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2020.

In Prince William County of Northern Virginia, Iron Mountain is also developing a 200,000 square foot data center with an expected IT capacity of 24MW, expanding the company’s 83-acre campus in Manassas.

As announced, the Phoenix AZP-2 data center lease is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2021.