10 July 2017
| James Pearce
Axtel has unveiled plans to invest up to $68 million to build data centre facilities in Mexico, having already spent $24.7 million on a facility at the Parque Tecnológico Innovación Querétaro, in the Latin American country.
The 38,750 square foot data centre
in Querétaro is the company’s second in
that city, and sixth in the country, following sites in
Monterrey, Guadalajara and Mexico City.
It is the first data centre in Latin America with an Energy
Cogeneration System, 3N redundancy, and ICREA Level 5
Andrés Cordovez Ferretto, executive director of
infrastructure and operations at Axtel, said: "These
investments will allow us to continuously consolidate our
position of leadership in the Mexican data centre market.
"Our operational model is unique in Mexico as, in addition
to being able to service mission critical workloads, it is
based on a modular scheme which allows the personalisation of
services according to the industry that will be using
Axtel said the remaining funds – around $43 million
– will be used to expand and build facilities over the
next two years.
Energy Cogeneration System,