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NTT unveils first data centre on new Noida 2 campus
Sat, 13th Jan 2024

Global IT infrastructure and services company, NTT Ltd., has announced the launch of its new data centre campus—Noida 2, which also marked the opening of its first data centre. The six-acre campus will support a planned capacity of 52.8 MW critical IT load across two data centres.

Situated within the data centre corridor in Noida, part of the Delhi National Capital Region (NCR)—one of India's largest and fastest-growing economic regions—the campus will be carrier-neutral. It will be interconnected with NTT's numerous other data centre locations for minimal latency and seamless access to top-tier public cloud providers. Advanced features, including high levels of automation to monitor and optimize facility performance and resources such as power and water, mark this new development.

Doug Adams, CEO and President of NTT Global Data Centers & Submarine Cable, characterized the unveiling of the new site as a reaffirmation of their dedication to providing dependable infrastructure in aid of "the demands of our clients' digital transformation ambitions around the globe". He emphasized that India occupies a significant position in their global strategic roadmap.

Shekhar Sharma, CEO & MD of NTT GDC India & NTT Com India Network Services, described the campus's launch as "a significant milestone" in their growth journey within India. He said, “Clients will now be able to access our trusted data centre services from an interconnected campus in North India. As India's digital economy accelerates towards the one trillion-dollar milestone, we will continue to provide the infrastructure for this growth.”

The first data centre opened on the site will support a 22.4 MW IT load across an area of 300,000 sq. ft. (approx. 28,000m2). Crucially, it is the first data centre campus in India to incorporate seismic dampers to ensure consistent operations, even during significant seismic events.

With the Noida 2 campus launch, NTT’s Global Data Centers division has expanded its India footprint to over 265 MW with 18 data centres across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru. These centres cover over 3.1 million sq. ft. (approx. 290,000 m2) and are serviced by NTT’s full-stack managed services portfolio. Together, these facilities stand ready for clients' immediate requirements and future growth needs.

Advanced liquid cooling technologies, such as liquid immersion cooling and direct liquid cooling, are employed by NTT Global Data Centers. This innovative technology ensures that clients can deploy the latest AI and high performance computing platforms within their data centres.