ST Telemedia Global Data Centres (STT GDC) has just announced the development for phase-1 of a new greenfield data center facility, STT Noida DC-1, sited in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Phase 1 of STT Noida DC-1 is expected to offer up to 18MW of critical IT load capacity, and with a planned investment of up to INR 1100 crore (approximately 150 million USD) for the full development of the data center facility, the new site is planned to deliver a total of 35MW critical IT load capacity.

“The STT Noida facility, once fully built, can support up to 35MW IT power capacity spread across five acres of land. We continue to be committed to supporting the burgeoning digital ecosystem of the country with state-of-the-art facilities and global standards of excellence in service through world-class infrastructure and cutting-edge solutions at our new projects,” said Sumit Mukhija, CEO, STT GDC India.

“Our decision to expand in Noida is driven by the continuing rapid growth in the Indian data centre industry supporting the massive digital transformation that the country is experiencing. The promise of Noida emerging as a new Data Centre hub is well supported by progressive policy impetus at both the Central and State governments. We look forward to leading from the front as we expand and continue to support clients with an unwavering commitment to uninterrupted business continuity.”

As announced, STT Noida DC-1 will be powered by dual high voltage substations and as a green facility, it will source more than half of its power from renewable energy sources. The data center is also designed to be carrier-neutral with a dense network through three diverse fiber entry paths and other customized connectivity options for customers.

In India, STT GDC is a leading data center service provider, having a portfolio that offers over 135MW of critical IT load capacity with 19 facilities across nine Indian cities which include Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Noida.