NTT India's Kolkata data center to be operational from March '24

Updated: Sep 26 2023 6:55PM

Kolkata, Sept 26 (PTI) The first phase of global data center leader NTT's hyperscale hub in the city will be operational in the next six months from March 2024 as it aims to ramp up its national capacity to 400 MW in the next four years, its top official said on Tuesday.

NTT India said that it would like to collaborate with the West Bengal government on data centers and services around it, including in AI.

"We are targeting to begin the first phase of the Kolkata data center. The initial proposed IT load capacity will be 6 MW. The company has 7.5 acres of land in New Town (in the eastern fringes of the city)," Shekhar Sharma, CEO and MD of NTT Global Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure India, said on the sidelines of the 22nd CII organised ICT East event.