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Scala Data Centers adopts new business model to meet hyperscale and edge demand

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Scala Data Centers, a sustainable hyperscalable data centre platform founded by DigitalBridge, has implemented new solutions to meet growing demands edge connectivity.

Scala’s new approach to supply significant colocation demand in the region includes its Regional Agreements and its FastDeploy solution.

The Scala Regional Agreements enable hyperscalers to forecast and distribute their demands across dedicated and reserved colocation in Latin America, under special and progressive conditions.

While the FastDeploy solution enables companies to reaching new edge markets faster than before, by accelerating the data centre deployment time at a rate 35% faster than a traditional colocation facilities.

Founded in 2020, Scala operates based on 100% renewable and certified energy, aligned with its carbon neutrality commitment. The company also guarantees a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of below 1.4 in its current and future data centres — a figure which is lower than the global benchmark of 1.59, and compared to the Latin America average of 1.77, according to figures from the Uptime Institute.

Committed to sustainability, Scala has a unique package of offerings leveraging its engineering Center of Excellence (CoE), which is comprised of more than 90 engineers.

At the same time, Scala is currently building its SP4 and SP5 data centres in São Paulo, Brazil, and has planned the construction of SP6, a mega site in its Tamboré complex, as well as new campuses in Campinas and Jundiaí, São Paulo metropolitan area, which will add up to a total capacity of around 300MW.

The company also has plans to expand its footprint in strategic locations in Latin America such as Mexico, Chile and Colombia.