|[August 26, 2014]
KDDI to Build New TELEHOUSE Data Centers in Tokyo and Osaka
TOKYO --(Business Wire)--
(TOKYO:9433), the global telecommunications provider, announced today
that it will invest 270 million dollars (28 billion yen) in building two
data centers, "TELEHOUSE
OSAKA 2" and "TELEHOUSE
TOKYO Tama 3", scheduled to open in August 2015 and February 2016
respectively. These additional facilities will take the total amount of
global TELEHOUSE (News - Alert) data center space to 371,000 sqm provided by 46 sites
across 13 countries/territories and 24 major cities.
TELEHOUSE TOKYO Tama 3 (Photo: Business Wire)
Both facilities will offer high-density colocation services enabling the
hosting of heavy load IT infrastructure. The data centers will meet the
growing demand for housing private enterprise clouds along with public
cloud service providers, online and media content companies. The
facilities are designed to Tier 3 (News - Alert)+ data center standards in redundancy
and uptime. It will be insusceptible to earthquakes by a long-period
absorption structure, reflecting the high quality Global TELEHOUSE
specifications. In addition, KDDI (News - Alert) can provide a combined solution by
providing direct access to the KDDI global network along with the data
TELEHOUSE Osaka 2, in the center of Osaka city, will offer 700 racks of
tenancy space with up to 30kVA (designed) per rack. The technical and
operations room will be situated above second floor avoiding the risk of
potential flooding. Osaka 2 can be used as a disaster recovery and
back-up site for the 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 five storey building will offer 1,300 racks of tenancy space with up
to 42kVA (designed) power supply to racks, the highest*1 in
Japan and 5 times*2 industry average, with a designed PUE
1.31 making it one of the most energy efficient data centers in Japan.
This expansion reflects the growing demand for data center space in
Japan's metros and the ability of KDDI to accommodate leading
multinationals expanding their portfolio in Japan. By securing their
domestic market share in Japan, KDDI continues to be the leader in
premium data center facilities.
TELEHOUSE is the pioneering data center colocation provider originally
established in 1989. It manages and operates 46 carrier-neutral data
centers globally, serving over 2000 companies and hosting some of the
world's leading internet exchanges. Designed for mission-critical IT
system housing and connectivity, TELEHOUSE supports the infrastructure
of the world's leading network operators, cloud providers and financial
KDDI Corporation is a leading Japanese telecommunications and a Global
Fortune 300 company. Serving 40 million domestic mobile subscribers,
KDDI provides a diverse portfolio consisting of managed networks, data
centers, cloud, security and system integration.
(*1) As of Aug 26. Research from KDDI based on public information.
Compared with TELEHOUSE data centers in Japan.
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