Data center services company Iron Mountain, has just announced the signing of another 6MW data center pre-lease expansion with a US-based customer at its AZP-2 data center in Phoenix, Arizona.

In September, Iron Mountain announced the initial 6MW deal with this customer, which is expected to commence in the third quarter of 2021. Sitting on a 40-acre Phoenix site, the AZP-2 data center is expected to offer up to 48MW of IT capacity upon full build, having 100% renewable energy supply and direct connection with the company’s existing 47MW operational data center AZP-1 in Phoenix and AZS-1 in Scottsdale.

“We strive to support the growth and expansion needs of our strategic customers as well as our retail enterprise clients and this new deployment at our Phoenix data center campus validates that goal,” said Rick Crutchley, Vice President & General Manager, North America at Iron Mountain Data Centers.

“We continue to see strong demand in the Phoenix market and are pleased that we are able to differentiate our solution offerings, including our compliance and sustainability certifications, which enable us to partner with prestigious global customers.”

Iron Mountain announced in October, the formation of a €300 million joint venture with an affiliate of AGC Equity Partners to develop and manage a Frankfurt data center. This hyperscale data center is a 280,000 square foot facility that is designed to feature 27MW of power capacity and according to the company, this data center is also 100% pre-leased to a US-based customer subject to a 10-year lease agreement.

Also in October, colocation and data center service provider QTS Realty Trust, officially opened Phase 1 of its new hyperscale data center facility in Hillsboro, Oregon. This QTS data center was as well, completely pre-leased to a global software-as-a-service provider representing approximately 4.5MW. Upon full build, this QTS data center project targets the development of a 158,000 square foot facility, encompassing 85,000 square feet of leasable capacity and 24MW of gross power capacity.