ST Telemedia Global Data Centres has proposed to develop a data center campus in Noida, Uttar Pradesh for the investment of Rs. 1100 crore. STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited (STT GDC India) said that in the initial phase the IT capacity of 18 MW will come up with an estimated investment of Rs. 600 crore. STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited (STT GDC India) is a market-leading Data Centre services provider offering carrier-neutral colocation services, managing the largest raised floor area and critical IT load in the country. With 16 facilities spread across 2.5 million sq ft offering 105 MW, IT Load in 8 major cities.
3 acres of land has been identified by the STT GDC investors for setting up the data centre campus in Noida, in the second phase the IT capacity of 36 MW will come up with an investment of Rs. 500 crore (excluding the land cost).
The Greenfield Data Centre Campus will provide services to large enterprises, cloud services, and hyper-scalers. After the completion of both the first and second phase, the data centre campus may generate job opportunities of nearly- 80 direct jobs and 1000 indirect employment.
“In consonance with the Union government’s program to promote the growth of the digital economy, the Uttar Pradesh government was taking various initiatives under the guidance of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to attract investment in data center development and the operations sector, which has become a crucial necessity for big enterprises in different sectors,” said Dinesh Sharma, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister.
“The campus was located within easy access of the industrial hub and the national capital with seamless international connectivity. There was a significant presence of industry and IT majors in and around Noida, which would aid in quickly evolving the region as a major data center hub in north India. In view of the web-based and digitally driven economy gaining prominence, the state government is preparing new data centre policy with the objective of creating state-of-the-art data and IT ecosystem to meet the requirements of industry, enterprises, and citizens,” said Alok Kumar, additional chief secretary, Industrial Development.