Jan 10, 2022

Colt Data Centre Services set for major growth spur

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Colt Data Centre Services is preparing to grow further, securing 10 new sites across APAC and Europe

 Colt Data Centre Services (DCS), a leading provider of global hyperscale and large enterprise data centre solutions, today announced that it has secured ten new plots of land across Europe and APAC for the development of greenfield hyperscale data centres. These include sites in London, Frankfurt, Paris and Japan.

The new sites see the capacity of Colt DCS' portfolio increase dramatically by over 500MVA of secured power to support the development of hyperscale data centres. With these latest land purchases, Colt DCS is on track to be able to develop around 100MW of IT power in its key global markets to support its customers growing capacity requirements.

The announcement follows the news that Colt DCS has refined its current portfolio to allow more focus on its hyperscale and large enterprise strategy with the sale of twelve colocation sites across Europe to AltasEdge Data Centres, last year.

"This announcement marks yet another major milestone in the acceleration of its hyperscale strategy and positions Colt DCS as a major hyperscale and large enterprise data centre provider in the market. Colt DCS has truly put a stake in the ground with the acquisition of these ten new sites, signalling to the market the continued success of our approach," commented Niclas Sanfridsson, CEO, Colt DCS. "This is an extremely exciting time for the business as our vision of becoming the most trusted and customer-centric hyperscale data centre operator in the industry is realised."

Scalable capacity for customers 

 

The ten new sites will have scalable capacity available for their customers, so that they have the flexibility to grow in the long-term. In addition, the breadth of Colt DCS' locations and industry knowledge aims to empower customers to enter new markets much faster, with the support of a trusted provider with global expertise. 

With multiple new sites, customers can ensure proximity to their end-users for a low-latency experience., the company claims. Colt DCS' commitment to achieving net zero emissions by 2040 means that the new data centres will be in line with its ethos, as well as customers' sustainability targets.

"Refining our portfolio has enabled us to go into full growth mode," commented Richard Wellbrock, VP Real Estate, Colt DCS. "We want to create success for our partners, customers, and for the future of the business. Focusing clearly on the hyperscale and large enterprise business enables us to do just that. We are now in position to swiftly bring about meaningful and sustainable change in the market."


 

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