Ascenty, the leading data center company in Latin America, announced the beginning of construction of two sites in Mexico, simultaneously. This expansion consolidates the company’s leading position in the region. With these two new additions, Ascenty will have a total of 22 data centers across three countries, further expanding its ability to meet the needs of national and multinational clients.
Based in the state of Queretaro, the two new data centers should go live in 2021. Each unit covers an area of 24,000 sqm and has a load capacity of 30 MVA. Total investments to build both units amount to $ 300 million.
“Mexico is a promising region for Ascenty’s expansion, and our strategy is always to assess the possibility of building new data centers based on demands that justifies such investment. The facilities in Mexico as well as Chile generate new business opportunities and further expand our reach, consolidating the position of Ascenty and Digital Realty as global leaders in Colocation infrastructure,” said Chris Torto, Ascenty’s CEO.
Ascenty also has an interconnection ecosystem that features 4,500 kilometers of dedicated fiber-optic network, connecting all of the data centers in operation with the world’s leading cloud providers and cable landing stations in Brazil. The company’s facilities are carrier neutral, which allows its customers to connect through any carrier or through its own dedicated network.
Ascenty’s VP of Marketing and Institutional Relations, Roberto Rio Branco, underlines the benefits of being able to rely on Ascenty’s connectivity structure. “Interconnection forces companies to roll out a digital migration process to the cloud. That is the only way they can truly harness the power of features such as remote access, mobility and big data, among other trends, which should account for more than 50% of businesses in a few years.”