Khazna Data Centers expands in Dubai with two data centres
Khazna Data Centers has started building two data centre facilities in Dubai, providing existing businesses with increased opportunities for innovation and improved connectivity.
The two facilities currently in development, DXB2 and DXB3, are located in Dubai Design District and Ibn Battuta. The DXB3 facility will be an extension of an existing facility transferred to Khazna following the strategic partnership between G42 and e&.
With a joint capacity of 43 MW of IT load, both data centers aim to address the need for a future-ready digital infrastructure and enriching businesses’ digital resiliency and digital transformation journeys.
Hassan Al Naqbi, CEO of Khazna Data Centers, said, “The functioning of our digital economy highly depends on data today, with data centres as an ever-increasingly indispensable component for the success of companies in the digital era. A data centre can be built anywhere with power and connectivity, but proximity is a critical aspect to consider.
There is no doubt that the United Arab Emirates has witnessed an increase in data generation and as a result have risen as a destination market for data centres. The establishment of DXB2 and DXB3 and the continuous investments of Khazna Data Centers in the UAE is a testament to our integral role in supporting the country’s digital economy and digital future”.
Meeting the ever-growing demands for data centres
With a strong focus on establishing world-class data centers, Khazna designs, develops and operates turn-key data facilities. The company is also committed to operating sustainable, energy-efficient data centers by implementing tactics to bring data centers to net-zero waste standards and certifications.
DXB2 and DXB3 are designed to fulfill sustainability credentials. Both facilities are fitted with energy efficient power systems, adiabatic free-cooling chilled water systems and both the data centers will be constructed and certified to be LEED Gold for green buildings. DXB2 and DXB3, both Tier III certified Data Centers, will begin operations in Q3 2023 and Q1 2024, respectively.