NTT Global Data Centers Corporation (NTT GDC) and Quang Dung Technology Distribution Joint Stock Company (QD.TEK) have announced a joint venture for the development and operation of a new data center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Based on the new partnership, NTT GDC and QD.TEK will establish NTT Global Data Centers HCMC1 Limited Liability Company (HCMC1), as a joint venture company in Ho Chi Minh City, and HCMC1 will construct the new “Ho Chi Minh City 1 Data Center” which will be located in the Saigon Hi-Tech Park.

As designed, the new Ho Chi Minh City 1 Data Center is a five-story building which is expected to provide a total critical IT load capacity of 6MW for IT equipment across 3,100 square meter technical space.

“Ho Chi Minh City is a promising market and huge potential to grow. NTT already has a strong presence and heritage here in HCMC, and Ho Chi Minh City 1 Data Center along with partnership with QD.TEK will mark a new chapter for us to better serve to all of our clients and achieve their business goals through DX,” said Yasuo Suzuki, CEO of NTT GDC.

“Partnership with NTT, the world’s leading telecommunications carrier and data center service provider, is our great honor in order to provide ICT service excellence and benefits of a world-class data center to Vietnamese clients in which there’s remarkable growth in demands for digital services and infrastructure,” said Ngo Truong Da, President of QD.TEK.

As announced, the new data center is expected to be ready for operations in 2024, giving NTT GDC and QD.TEK the ability to provide broader IT services to a wide range of clients, including the Vietnamese government, major financial institutions, telecommunications companies, IT companies, and manufacturers in Vietnam.

As part of its global expansion, NTT Ltd., through its Global Data Centers division, also recently announced the opening of its new 24MW London data center which is sited in Hemel Hempstead, expected to offer 9,600 square meters of IT space.