The land purchased by the Compass Datacenters is located in Etobicoke, the campus is only 15km from 151 Front Street, Canada’s largest carrier hotel. Compass also stated that Compass’ customers and prospects view Toronto as a key growth market due to its importance in the Canadian financial and business communities. Compass’ new campus features diverse fiber routes and is supported by multiple fiber providers.
30 MW of IT load
According to Compass’ announcement, the first building will support 30 MW of critical IT load with the first 10 MW completed in Q3 of 2020. AJ Byers, President, International of Compass Datacenters said,
“This $100 million phase one demonstrates our commitment to Toronto. Our customers see Toronto as an emerging, important hyper-scale market. This project validates our ability to rapidly deliver capacity to meet customer’s aggressive timelines today and in the future.”
Chris Crosby, CEO of Compass Datacenters said,
“Toronto is the latest step in our effort to expand in key markets across North America. Along with our Montreal facilities, this new campus provides our customers diverse deployment regions in eastern Canada, helping us deliver capacity where and when our customers need it.”