Hiranandani Group recently announced that they have forayed into Data Centre Parks with their new business venture Yotta Infrastructure. As per the announcement, it will be a managed Data Centre Service provider that shall design, build and operate large-scale hyperdensity Uptime Institute Certified Tier 4* Data Centres.
Unveiled by Dr Niranjan Hiranandani and Darshan Hiranandani, the data centre park is an ambitious project that aims to make India the largest player in data centre space with huge scalability and unparalleled core infrastructure. It aptly aligns with the ambition of digital India.
The first phase of the operation will begin at Hiranandani projects in Mumbai, Panvel and Chennai.
Yotta is a 100% subsidiary of the Hiranandani Group that will offer hyper-density and hyper-scalable data centre and co-location solutions to enterprises along with a whole array of supporting managed IT, hybrid multi-cloud and security services.
Yotta Infrastructure will be driven by Sunil Gupta who joins as Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer. He will bring 27 years of rich experience in building 15+ hyper-scale hyperdensity data centres.
He said, “This is the right time for the Hiranandani Group to enter this segment and I am delighted to be a part of this journey. We shall offer practically unlimited scalability of Colocation space and Power at our Data Centre parks to OTT players like Google, AWS, Microsoft, Alibaba, Tencent, Netflix, Facebook, Apple etc. for their cloud availability zones/clusters, for better manageability of their operations and enhanced cost-effectiveness.”
They also plan to launch hybrid multi-cloud managed IT, security and connectivity services to cater to the needs of enterprises including banks, retail, media and manufacturing, and new-age companies in the space of SaaS, IoT, Machine Learning, AI and Big Data.
The data centre parks will be spread over 50 acres near major international fibre landing stations with server hall capacity of over 60,000 racks and 500 MW power.
The first park is scheduled to go live by December 2019 at Hiranandani Fortune City township in Panvel, followed by Chennai and Mumbai.
“We envision a huge opportunity with data localization and protection act to be announced soon by the Government of India in order to regulate the data management business. This will give a big impetus to the data storage business to grow domestically at an exponential pace bringing the paradigm shift to the Indian Economy,” said Dr Niranjan Hiranandani, Founder & Managing Director, Hiranandani Group.
Darshan Hiranandani, Group CEO, Hiranandani Group said, “At Yotta, our vision is to offer the cheapest data storage infrastructure per GB in the world. We will deliver this solution to all entities, global and domestic, in our first site itself.”
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