Bangladesh to build up world’s fifth largest Data Center announced by the State Minister for Information and Communication Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak at a press conference in Dhaka, the South Asia country’s capital.
The junior minister at a press conference outlined that the data center will be equipped with cloud computing and G-Cloud (Government Cloud) technologies. The announcement confirmed earlier rumours of the site, which has drawn criticism becaquse – despite claims of Tier IV reliability, it is being built in an earthquake zone.
ESDS Software Solution, which is headquartered in Nashik, India, announced that it is investing about 3.35 billion rupees (US$54.3 million) to set up three data centers in India over the next 24 months, according to India broadsheet The Hindu.
Specifically, ESDS Software is setting up a 200,000 sq ft data center in Navi Mumbai, a 100,000 sq ft data center in Bengaluru and a 50,000 sq ft data center in Nashik. The Navi Mumbai data center will see an investment of 2 billion Indian rupee from ESDS Software (US$32.4M), while the Bengaluru and Nashik data centers will see 1 billion rupee (US$16.2M) and 350 million rupees (US$5.6M) in investments respectively.
On top of that, the company is also planning on be setting up an additional 450,000 sq ft of data center space in the next 24 months.