KDDI to invest $270M for new TELEHOUSE data centers in Japan

KDDI announced it will invest 270 million dollars to build two new TELEHOUSE data centers in Tokyo and Osaka.

The Tokyo data center is expected to open in August 2015 while the Osaka center is likely to open in February 2016.

This expansion is part of KDDI’s growth strategy to address the demands for data center space in Japan’s metros.  With its new data centers, KDDI hopes to deliver hosting of heavy load IT infrastructure.

The datacenters aim to deliver private and public services to clients. With these facilities KDDI can deliver combined solutions providing direct access to the KDDI global network along with the data center.

TELEHOUSE Osaka 2, in the center of Osaka city, will offer 700 racks of tenancy space with up to 30kVA (designed) per rack.  The center can be used as a disastr recovery and backup site for Tokyo data centers.

TELEHOUSE Tokyo Tama 3 will be located on the existing Tama data center campus, 30km from the Tokyo city center in a highly guarded surrounding. The center will offer 1,300 racks of tenancy space with up to 42kVA (designed) power supply to racks,  with a  designed PUE 1.31 making it one of the most energy efficient data centers in Japan.

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