A 48MW DATA CENTER PROJECT
Singapore-headquartered data center provider Princeton Digital Group (PDG), has just announced its plan to build a new greenfield data center campus in the Mumbai region, India.
The new Navi Mumbai project will mark PDG’s first data center in India, planned to offer up to 48MW of critical IT capacity across two buildings. The company expects the new campus to serve hyperscalers including internet and cloud companies in the Mumbai region.
“We are delighted to announce the build of our first data center campus in India. Our commitment to supporting our hyperscale customers in India is part of our core strategy to be a market leader in APAC. PDG is the only company with the expertise, agility and backing to have built an unrivalled portfolio of 18 data centers, with over 350MW, across four countries,” said Rangu Salgame, Chairman and CEO of PDG.
In 2019, PDG established an agreement for a joint venture that gave the company 70% ownership of telecommunications operator XL Axiata Data Center portfolio. As at the time of announcement, XL Axiata data centers is the second largest mobile communication company in Indonesia, and operates five data centers located in Pekanbaru, Cibitung, Surabaya, Bintaro and Bandung.
With a major presence in Indonesia and Singapore, the company also currently boasts of 6 data centers in China which are sited in Shanghai, Nantong, Nanjing, Guangzhou, Xi’an and Bejing. In India, the company’s national Managing Director Vipin Shirsat added, “Our ambition is to be one of the largest, pan national hyperscale data center providers in the country over the next three years.”
According to PDG, the new Navi Mumbai data center campus is scheduled to be service ready in 2022.
Few weeks ago, a new joint venture AdaniConneX, plans to develop a total of 1GW (1000MW) data center capacity across India in the next 10 years with a commitment to invest significant capital into the joint venture to build out the country’s leading green data center platform.