Rostelecom launches the second phase of Udomlya data centre

Rostelecom, a telecommunications company based in Russia, is expanding its 8MW Udomyla ‘mega’ data centre as part of phase 2 of its development

Rostelecom, Russia’s largest integrated digital company, has today announced the launch the second phase of its mega data centre, Udomlya.

According to the company, the new 8-megawatt facility, which comprises of 800 racks is already available to clients. To ensure the highest level of network connectivity, Rostelecom Data Centers has constructed a brand-new fibre optic line that creates a unique architecture for geographically distributed solutions that can be developed through seamless integration of services from other data centres with no interruption or any additional challenges.

Yuri Samoilov, First Deputy Director General of Rostelecom Data Center, said: “The ever-growing demand for our capacities in Udomlya is a great testament to the fact that clients are appreciating the potential of this DC despite certain skepticism at the beginning due to its remoteness from Moscow. The first phase was filled up quickly, and 50% of the second phase is already reserved.”

The development of Udomyla so far: Latest phase receives Tier III Design Certification

The Udomlya mega data centre was launched in 2019 and involves expansion to five phases with an overall capacity of 4,000 racks. The third phase of 800 racks will start upon the deployment of all current capacities. 

The new phase of the Udomlya DC has received a multi-layered Tier III certification for Design, Facility and Operational Sustainability and is in line with the highest Tier III standards for infrastructure functionality and capacity, introduced by the Uptime Institute. With all reserved infrastructure systems in place, including continuous power supply and cooling systems, allowing for uninterrupted maintenance and functioning, the new data centre provides seamless functioning of IT services, set up within even during refurbishment projects.

Rostelecom The clients of the Udomlya DC will have access to a single unified menu of services available in all facilities of the Rostelecom Data Center geographically distributed network, including colocation, IaaS cloud infrastructure and services, telecom services, data backup and DR, and information security services.

 

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