Yotta Launches Noth India's First Hyperscale Data Center - Yotta D1 in Greater Noida, Jointly Inaugrated by Hon. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath & Hon. Union Minister of State for Electronics & IT - Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Yotta Infrastructure, a new-age Digital Transformation service provider, unveiled North Indias first hyperscale data center, Yotta D1, in a grand inauguration ceremony at its Greater Noida Data Center Park. Honble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath and Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Honble Union Minister of State for Electronics & IT and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, inaugurated Yotta D1 in the presence of leading IT leaders and government officials.
The first of 6 data center buildings in the Greater Noida data center park, Yotta D1, has been set up with an investment of around Rs. 1,500 crores and has been built and made operational in a record time of 20 months. Once fully operational, Yotta D1 will see an additional investment of Rs. 5,000 crores in IT equipment.
Spread across 20 acres, the Yotta Greater Noida Data Center Park will offer a total capacity of 30,000 racks, 4 dedicated fiber paths and an IT power capacity of 160 MW. In addition, the foundation stone laying ceremony of the next two data center buildings, Yotta D2 & D3, was also performed during the launch ceremony.
Yotta D1, a part of the Yotta Greater Noida Data Center Park, is strategically located near the key business hubs of Indias National Capital Region, thus providing an impetus to the regions digital economy. The data center spans 3,00,000 sq. ft., across ground plus 7-floors and offers an IT load capacity of 28.8 MW. Yotta D1 can house 5000 racks across seven server floors and offers fail-safe, 48-hour power backup on full load.
Commenting on the launch, Darshan Hiranandani, Co-founder & Chairman, Yotta Infrastructure, said, “India is poised to create up to $1 trillion of economic value from the digital economy by 2025, and North India is already a preferred destination for Fortune 500 companies. Recognising the regions potential and underserved datacenter demand, Yotta has made continued investments in setting up the Greater Noida data center park, laying a robust foundation for the Digital India growth story. The Honble Chief Minister, Shri Yogi Adityanath, has taken many progressive initiatives, including Uttar Pradeshs dedicated data center policy, to propel the states economic growth. Yotta D1 will further strengthen the regions digitisation road map.
We see the potential for high-quality data centers in Indias infrastructure development, and we have doubled down on our Pan-India investment plans to the tune of Rs. 30,000 crores. Yotta remains committed to playing its role in the Digital India mission by building world-class data centers and supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modis vision of making India a $1 trillion digital economy by 2025.”
Speaking on this occasion, Sunil Gupta, Co-founder & CEO, Yotta Infrastructure said, “We are delighted to launch Yotta D1, the first state-of-the-art data center in the region. Serving as North Indias gateway to the Digital World, Yotta D1 will cater to the full spectrum of digital transformation needs with an elaborate portfolio of solutions that include datacenter colocation services, network and connectivity, internet peering, public and hybrid multi-cloud services, professionally managed IT services, IT security and smart cybersecurity, and a host of application modernisation and cloud-enabled services. The data centers competencies are further defined by its multi-layer security and seamless connectivity to leading Internet Service Providers, Cloud Service Providers, Telcos, Content Distribution Networks, and Internet Exchanges. Continuing Yottas core mission, Yotta D1 will serve a broad customer segment, including enterprises, hyperscalers, governments and startups.”
The launch of Yotta D1 follows the roll-out of 5G, which is expected to stir a data-led disruption that will demand large data center capacities, a strong network and connectivity fabric and Edge data infrastructure. This is further complemented by the increasing maturity of AI/ML and IoT applications across domains such as Media & Entertainment, Manufacturing, BFSI, Connected Mobility, and Smart Cities, among others. With its highly scalable infrastructure and dense connectivity to domestic and global networks, Yotta D1 will effectively cater to the emerging needs of these sectors. Further, Yottas ongoing pan-India investments in hyperscale data center facilities and an extensive Edge data center network are aimed at transforming Indias digital landscape.