PART OF ITS $2 BILLION EUROPEAN EXPANSION
Hyperscale campus provider Vantage Data Centers, has just announced its groundbreakings on two new data center campuses in Berlin, Germany and Warsaw, Poland.
Located in Brandenburg Park, the Berlin facility will become Vantage’s second campus in Germany. This campus (BER1) is planned to span 250,000 square feet (24,000 square meters) and will be comprised of two 16MW data centers, offering a combined critical IT load capacity of 32MW once fully developed.
In Poland, the Warsaw facility (WAW1) is Vantage’s first data center campus in the country which is designed to span 390,000 square feet (36,000 square meters) and comprised of two data center buildings. The first building will feature 16MW of IT load capacity and the second data center building will feature 32MW of IT load capacity, offering a combined critical IT load capacity of 48MW on WAW1 once it is fully built out.
“The groundbreakings of Berlin and Warsaw are yet another testament to Vantage’s rapid global growth and industry-leading time-to-market strategy,” said Antoine Boniface, president of Europe at Vantage Data Centers.
“In the past six months alone, Vantage’s significant progress of our greenfield developments in Berlin, Warsaw, Zurich and Frankfurt has proven that we are prepared to deploy premier hyperscale facilities at industry-leading speed in order to best serve the needs of our customers.”
As announced, the development of these sites is part of the company’s US$2 Billion European expansion, aimed at providing hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises with hyperscale data center campuses across EU regions. Also, Vantage will offer customers renewable energy options at the new Berlin and Warsaw campuses to reduce their carbon emissions, which is part of the company’s environmental sustainability program.
The first phase of BER1 is scheduled for completion in early 2022 which will deliver 8MW of IT load capacity, following same initial format, the first phase of the Warsaw campus is also expected to deliver 8MW of IT capacity in early 2022.