ODATA starts operating data center in Rio de Janeiro

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With a total capacity of up to 24MW of IT power, the new campus reinforces the company’s strategic expansion across Latin America

ODATA, a data center provider for Latin America, starts operating its first site in Rio de Janeiro. Located in the municipality of São João de Meriti, the data center is the first in the region and represents a significant milestone in the strategic expansion, which already includes countries such as Chile, Mexico and Colombia.

Designed with a focus on high availability, performance and robust infrastructure at different levels of criticality, the RJ01 data center offers state-of-the-art power and cooling to meet the growing needs of the market. In total, the project predicts a capacity up to 24MW of IT power for the customers’ hyper-scale demands.

“The delivery of the first ODATA building on the new campus in Rio de Janeiro reflects the company’s continued dedication to meeting the demands of our customers in different geographies, maintaining the high standard of excellence of the other sites we already operate in Latin America”, highlights Ricardo Alário, Latam CEO of ODATA. “With the opening of this data center, we reinforce our commitment to drive innovation and offer a reliable, secure and scalable infrastructure, contributing together to the growth of our customers.”

Bruno Toma, Infrastructure and Construction Manager at ODATA added: “The entire team at ODATA’s new data center in Rio de Janeiro played a key role in preparing the site so that we can start operations, meeting the highest quality standards in the industry. of data centers”.

The joint work of the team responsible for the new data center campus directly contributed to its opening. According to Ricardo Alário, the relentless pursuit of excellence allowed ODATA to achieve the highest standards of quality, safety and energy efficiency for the site. “This great result is a tangible testament to the talent of our team. The São João de Meriti site is our first in the Rio de Janeiro region and was strategically developed from site selection to completion.”

Sustainable expansion across Latin America

In addition to the opening of the Rio de Janeiro data center, ODATA successfully concluded the commissioning of its SP02 data center, located in Hortolândia (SP), which is already in operation with a total IT capacity of 36MVA. The procedure carried out underscores the company’s commitment to ensuring a highly reliable and efficient operating environment to meet the growing demands of the market.

ODATA already has 16 data center campuses in Latin America. In addition to Rio de Janeiro, the company has operating sites in municipalities in São Paulo, such as Santana de Parnaíba, Hortolândia and Barueri, in addition to units in Chile, Mexico and Colombia. With the recent acquisition of the company by the North American Aligned Data Centers there are a total of 41 campuses spread throughout America, including the United States and Canada. .

About ODATA, an Aligned Data Centers company

ODATA, an Aligned Data Centers company, is a data center provider, providing scalable, reliable and flexible IT infrastructure in the Americas. The company meets the growing power, space and reliability demands of organizations across industries by offering innovative and efficient data center solutions, from managed colocation to built-to-suit designs. For more information, visit https://odatacolocation.com/.

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