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NTT launches Chennai hyperscale data center with subsea cable system

NTT launches Chennai hyperscale data center with subsea cable system

NTT Ltd., a leading global IT infrastructure and services company, has launched its latest hyperscale data center campus, Chennai 2, and the arrival of its subsea cable system, MIST, in Ambattur.
The Chennai 2 campus, spread across 6 acres, has a total planned capacity of 34.8 MW critical IT load from 2 data center buildings. 
The first facility, which goes live today, has a 17.4 MW IT load capacity. 
The MIST subsea cable system was constructed by consortium members including NTT Communications India Network Service Pte.Ltd and Orient Link Pte.Ltd, is the first cable system for NTT group to directly provide connectivity to/from India. 
It also represents India's first cable landing of a 12-fiber pair capacity, capable of carrying more than 200 TBPS of data. 
NTT is the only service provider in India that can offer this unique combination of an interconnected data center platform with global connectivity via MIST, along with a full stack of technology services.
Doug Adams, SEVP, GDC & Submarine Cable, stated that data centers are at the foundation of every successful digital transformation effort. 
NTT has been investing aggressively to add data center capacity across all markets to support clients' digital initiatives. 
Their planned and operational data center capacity exceeds 1,900 MW across 20 countries and regions, making them well-positioned to meet the growing demands of clients and drive their digital transformation initiatives forward.
SharadSanghi, Chairman of NTT Global Data Centers& Cloud Infrastructure India Pvt. Ltd., stated that India is an important market for NTT and home to a significant part of this global capacity. 
NTT's investment roadmap in India includes multiple data center campuses, renewable energy plants, subsea cables, and more. 
Shekhar Sharma, CEO & Managing Director of NTT Global Data Centers& Cloud Infrastructure India Pvt. Ltd & NTT Communications India Network Services Pvt. Ltd., praised the launch of the Chennai 2 Data Center campus and MIST cable system as major milestones in NTT's journey in India.