Hiranandani Group Forays into Data Center Parks with Yotta

Mr Sunil Gupta - CEO Yotta , Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani - CMD Hiranandani Group, Mr. Darshan Hiranandani Group CEO
Mr Sunil Gupta - CEO Yotta , Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani - CMD Hiranandani Group, Mr. Darshan Hiranandani Group CEO

Press Release

  • India’s first Integrated Data Centre Parks in Mumbai & Chennai

  • Sunil Gupta – former ED & President of Netmagic – joins as the Managing Partner & Chief Executive Officer

  • India’s largest, First Hyper scale Data centre of 7200 racks with 50 MW power, to go live in Dec 2019 at Panvel, Navi Mumbai

Mumbai, 18th July 2019: Hiranandani Group has forayed into Data Centre Parks with their new business venture ‘YOTTA’ Infrastructure. It will be a managed data center Service provider that will design, build and operate large-scale hyper density 11 Uptime Institute-certified tier 4 data centers.

The first phase of operation shall commence at Hiranandani projects in Mumbai, Panvel and Chennai. A 100% subsidiary of the Hiranandani Group, Yotta, will offer hyper-density, hyper-scalable data centers and co-location solutions to enterprises along with a whole array of IT solutions, hybrid multi cloud and security services.

The visionary legend Dr Niranjan Hiranandani and gen next at the group, Mr Darshan Hiranandani, unveiled an ambitious roadmap to be India’s largest player in data center space with huge scalability and unparalleled core infrastructure. The data center parks is an apt platform that syncs in with the upcoming new digital India.

Yotta Infrastructure will be driven by Mr. Sunil Gupta who has joined as managing partner and Chief Executive Officer. He is rightly known as ‘Data Center Man of India,’ who has brought in rich experience of 27 years and a proven track record of building 15+ hyper-scale,  hyper-dense data centers .

The data center pars will be spread over 50 acres near major international fiber landing stations with server hall capacity of over 60,000 racks and 500 MW power. The first data center park is scheduled to go live by December 2019 at Hiranandani Fortune City township in Panvel, followed by Chennai and Mumbai.

Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, Founder and Managing Director of Hiranandani Group, said “The Digital India program is one of the key pillars of Prime Minister’s vision of India becoming a 5-trillion Dollar economy by 2025. We envision a huge opportunity with data localization and protection act to be announced soon by the Government of India in order to regulate the data management business.

This will give a big impetus to the data storage business to grow domestically at an exponential pace bringing the paradigm shift to the Indian Economy.

Hiranandani Group is committed to be one of big player in the data center space with its massive scale of development, robust core infrastructure in terms of power, land and solar energy, and services complying global best practices that will become the catalyst of development in the nation.”

Mr. Darshan Hiranandani – Group CEO said, “India has the cheapest data consumption cost per GB and is the largest consumer of data in the world. At Yotta, our vision is to offer the cheapest data storage infrastructure per GB in the world.  We will deliver this solution to all entities, global and domestic, in our first site itself, committed to be functional at Panvel in Navi-Mumbai by Dec 2019.”

Commenting on the inception of Yotta, Mr Sunil Gupta, Managing Partner & CEO said, “With growth of technologies like IoT and Big Data becoming mainstream, vast amounts of data will be created in complex formats that will need massive Data Centre infrastructure. This is the right time for the Hiranandani Group to enter this segment and I am delighted to be a part of this journey.

We shall offer practically unlimited scalability  of Colocation space and Power at our Data Centre  parks to OTT players like Google, AWS, Microsoft, Alibaba, Tencent , Netflix, Facebook , Apple etc. for their cloud availability zones / clusters, for better manageability of their operations  and enhanced cost effectiveness.  We will also launch hybrid multi-cloud, managed IT, Security and Connectivity services to cater to the needs of enterprises including banks, retail, media and manufacturing,  and new age companies in the space of SaaS, IoT, Machine Learning, AI and Big Data.”

About Yotta:

Yotta is a managed data center service provider that is set to design, build, and operate large-scale, hyper-dense, Uptime Institute Certified-tier 4 data center parks in Mumbai, Navi-Mumbai and Chennai. A 100% subsidiary of the Hiranandani Group, Yotta, offers hyper-density, hyper-scalable data center and colocation solutions to enterprises along with a whole array of supporting IT solutions, Hybrid Multi cloud, connectivity and Security services.

There are six main pillars in the Data Centre business – land, quality construction, reliable and competitive power supply, redundant fiber connectivity, timely execution of projects in a regulated environment and data center domain expertise. And the complexity for each of these keep going north.

Taxing businesses with these complexities hinders growth and Yotta has tapped the right blend of synergies within the Hiranandani Group to tackle this issue.

The group owns over 1800+ acres of land across India and has unmatched expertise in construction. TUCO, a group entity into power distribution, will provide competitive and reliable power supply to the Yotta Data Centre Park at Panvel. Another group company, H-Energy, will be soon leveraged to use gas as the energy source for self-generation of power for Yotta Data Centre Park.

The group is also building a captive 40 MW solar power plant that will power the first data center. Yotta is creating a robust dedicated network infrastructure to access its data center parks through multiple fiber paths from main highways. Some of these ‘industry-first’, green and innovative solutions will make Yotta a trendsetter and is determined to offer the best value to its customers without burdening them with bloated bills.

For more details please visit our website – www.yotta.com

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