Scala Data Centers announced that it has begun to build a new facility in the São Paulo region. As a part of the company’s expansion strategy, the new facility will provide 50MW of data center capacity to support Scala’s customers in the Brazilian market. The new facility, called SP3, is planned to be opened in January 2021 with 13MW of total power capacity.
Expansion into the growing Brazilian market
Digital Colony Management, the digital infrastructure investment platform of Colony Capital, established Scala Data Centers which is a hyper-scale data center platform headquartered in Brazil on April 23. Scala leverages Digital Colony’s strong sector expertise, deep operating team, and global scale. It will continue to expand in the Latin America region.
Marcos Peigo, Scala CEO said,
“Brazil is one of the fastest-growing markets for the consumption of digital content driven by increasing usage of mobile devices, the adoption of cloud technologies, and growth of the internet of things,” is committed to expanding its footprint and supporting it customers by offering exceptional quality services in world-class data centers, combining flexibility and speed to market.”
Brazil has the largest economy in Latin America and the country has a growing demand which is driven by cloud growth, IT outsourcing and the adoption of new technologies, including 5G.
Eugênio Cruz, Engineering and Operations Director for Scala, said,
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“We are deploying equipment with the latest technology throughout the project to ensure the highest level of performance and, above all, superior energy efficiency to lower the total cost of operations for our customers. This facility will exceed the standards for today’s modern data centre.”