MEDIA ARTICLE STT GDC India Announces Momentum led by growth at its DC 1 facility in Ahmedabad Feb 24, 2023 STT GDC India SHARE Link copied! The facility is a first enterprise-grade data centre facility based in Ahmedabad with LEED certification The DC 1 offers carrier-neutral colocation services with diverse connectivity features backed by an innovative air-cooling system. Ahmedabad, India: 24 February 2023 – ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India Private Limited (STT GDC India) in partnership with CIO Club hosted a CIO meeting on 12th Feb in its DC1 facility in Ahmedabad wherein 51 CIOs from across India participated and discussed the business growth in the city. The STT Ahmedabad DC 1 is situated in GIFT city which is the first enterprise-grade data centre facility based in Ahmedabad with LEED certification, round-the-clock operation, and state of-art technology IT infrastructure to host your valuable data. Discussing on the growth, Sumit Mukhija, CEO at STT GDC India said, "The STT Ahmedabad facility, is spread over almost 70,000 sq. ft, and is a purpose-built four-story building with a reinforced concrete superstructure. It boasts a power capacity of ~3MW IT load, suppression systems, and state-of-the-art fire detection. We see tremendous growth in data generation and consumption in Ahmedabad, driving the need for a reliable, automated, and sustainable Digital Infrastructure and therefore with this facility, we continue to be committed to supporting the burgeoning digital ecosystem of the country with state-of-the-art facilities and global standards of excellence in service through world-class infrastructure and cutting - edge solutions. All our facilities are driven by the continuing rapid growth in the Indian data centre industry supporting the massive digital transformation that the country is experiencing.” He further added, “Gujarat, a major industrial state in India, has received recognition on a national and international level for providing a favorable business environment, which is backed by several Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) programs and cutting-edge infrastructural facilities. STT GDC India is in line with government’s measure of facilitating and setting up of their data embassies at GIFT city to enhance digital continuity and thus look forward to leading from the front as we expand and continue to support clients in the city with an unwavering commitment to uninterrupted business continuity.” STT Ahmedabad DC 1 sets a new benchmarks It is spread over almost 70,000 sq. ft and is a purpose-built four-story building with a reinforced concrete superstructure. The STT Ahmedabad DC 1 boasts a power capacity of ~3MW IT load, suppression systems, and state-of-the-art fire detection. It has a high-level physical security and biometric access management that are complemented by ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 20000-1 certification, making it the most secure data centre facility in the region for both clients and employees. It also operates on a robust power system consisting of two diverse and redundant 33kV utility power supplies. In case of an electricity blackout, an N+N generator system and several fuel tanks provide 24 hours of power backup to keep the data centre facility unaffected and working. The STT Ahmedabad DC 1 offers carrier-neutral colocation services with diverse connectivity features backed by an innovative air-cooling system. In the region, this facility helps provide the data centre infrastructure to support digital growth and generate employment over the entire lifecycle of data centre construction and long-term operations. The sharp growth in internet penetration is resulting in an exponential surge in data being generated. India needs resilient, always-on, mission-critical data centre infrastructure to cater to the nation's rapidly growing digital appetite. With this facility, STT GDC India aims to cater to the growing demands of enterprise as well as hyperscale customers amidst a growing need for local data storage in line with the government's increased focus on data localization. About STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited, is a majority-owned subsidiary of ST Telemedia Global Data Centres, Singapore. Since 2004, STT GDC India has been managing the country's largest raised floor area and with ~200MW of critical IT load with now 21 facilities across 9 major cities Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Noida, serving over 1,000 customers including many Fortune 500 companies and over 30% market share revenue. Its mission-critical solutions comprise best-in-class offerings, delivering industry-leading uptime to its customers.