AirTrunk announced the construction of its new facility. The new data center campus will be the biggest data center in Asia, excluding China. AirTrunk’s new hyper-scale data center campus is located in Inzai, Tokyo and the initial 60 MW phase of the facility is expected to open in late 2021. AirTrunk TOK1 will allow customers the ability to scale rapidly to support the growing demand. AirTrunk TOK1 brings the company’s total capacity to over 750 MW and it’s the company’s sixth in the APAC region.
7 buildings across 13 hectares
AirTrunk’s Head of Japan, Nori Matsushita stated that the local Japanese team will leverage the company’s global data center expertise. Daiwa House Industry has been appointed as the general contractor for the project and it will also take a stake. The facility includes seven buildings set across more than 13 hectares of land, located in Inzai’s data center hub. Robin Khuda, Founder and CEO, AirTrunk, said,
“Japan is a highly developed market with strong international connectivity, underpinning its position as a technology and data center hub in Asia. The rapid increase of cloud adoption in Japan will be enabled by critical infrastructure, including hyper-scale data centers like TOK1. TOK1 is part of our ongoing commitment to deliver secure, reliable, scalable, and cost-effective infrastructure for our cloud customers in key Asia-Pacific markets. We’re ensuring operational excellence and a consistent experience for our customers across our data center platform.”