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To invest Rs 2,200 crore in developing their first greenfield datacenter campus in the region over four phases with over 60 MW IT load capacity and building a robust ecosystem
The first datacenter building is slated to go live in Q2 of FY-24

Staff Reporter : Kolkata, 27th. June, 2024: CtrlS Datacenters Ltd, Asia’s largest Rated-4 datacenter operator with over 250 MW live datacenter footprint across eight major markets in India, has unveiled major expansion plans for Kolkata with an aim to develop a complete ecosystem of cutting-edge AI-ready datacenters and advanced network to serve the connectivity needs of enterprises and hyperscalers in the region.
CtrlS Datacenters has earmarked an investment of Rs 2,200 crore to build a robust ecosystem in the near future, driven by the greenfield datacenter campus that will come up in the New Town area of Kolkata, which will be implemented over four phases with over 60 MW IT load capacity,

along with a world-class network that will ensure seamless connectivity.
As part of the overall project, the first datacenter building is slated to go live in Q2 of FY-24, and will have 16MW IT load capacity and a built-up area of over 90,000 sq. ft. This will be the first Rated-4 datacenter of East India.
Highlighting the strategic importance of bringing CtrlS Datacenters’ world-class Rated-4 datacenter solutions to enterprises and government entities in Kolkata, Suresh Kumar Rathod, President, Colocation Business, CtrlS Datacenters said, “Along with our core offerings, we will also launch our full suite of managed services and advanced interconnectivity solutions tailored for this market. We are committed to catalyzing the digital transformation landscape of eastern India and grateful to the state government for their valuable guidance and support throughout this endeavor.”
He further emphasizes on Kolkata’s rising prominence, “This metropolitan city ranks third in India by GDP after Mumbai and Delhi, and with West Bengal boasting the third-largest internet subscriber base after Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, the region is witnessing a rapid wave of digital transformation. These factors combined, are fueling an immense demand for robust and reliable datacenter services.”
Some key features of CtrlS Datacenters Kolkata DC Campus:
• AI-Ready datacenters with provision for high-density racks
• A wide range of modern cooling technologies
• 9-zone security
• Sustainable Datacenters. Aiming for LEED Platinum certification
• Backed by dual power sources and N+N active feeds
• Access to multiple ISPs, cloud service providers and internet exchanges
• Natural disaster-proof – designed as per Seismic Zone 3 standards
About CtrlS Datacenters
CtrlS Datacenters Ltd, which began its operations in 2007, operates 15 datacenters across eight key markets and is set to build over 600 MW of datacenter capacity by 2029. The company is leading the charge on embracing renewable energy for a sustainable future. CtrlS Datacenters has announced its plans to explore new overseas markets in Southeast Asia and Middle East, with Thailand being the first international market foray. For more information, please visit:
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Photo- Sayan Debnath.

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