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Ascenty opens its fifth data center in Hortolândia

With an expected investment of BRL 920 million and 31 MW capacity, the data center expands by 134% the total power of the complex, where construction started in 2015

Ascenty, the leading provider of data center services in Latin America, has announced the opening of the fifth data center at its Hortolândia complex, in the interior of the São Paulo State. The company also has a sixth data center under construction at the site, scheduled to begin operations in 2023.

Investment for the installation has totaled BRL 350 million so far, and is expected to reach BRL 920 million by the end of the final phase. Hortolândia 5 has already opened with 20% of the data processing centers occupied by clients, with plans to reach 60% by the end of 2023.

Ascenty now has 28 data centers in Brazil, Chile and Mexico – 23 currently operating and six under construction. With the new addition, the Hortolândia campus will see its power expanded by 134%, going from 23MW to 54MW of energy capacity.

“Next year, we will finish construction for the sixth site of the complex, which broke ground in 2015. Hortolândia is a growing industrial and technological hub. Investing in the town is part of our growth strategy, and will allow us to meet strong demand for digital services from local businesses,” said VP of Operations Marcos Siqueira.

The Hortolândia campus is connected to Ascenty’s 5,000-km proprietary fiber optic network and interconnected to the submarine cable station in Praia Grande, SP. Ascenty is carrier neutral and provides its customers with direct access to numerous telecom operators in its data centers.

About Ascenty

Ascenty, a Digital Realty and Brookfield company, is the largest connectivity and data center service provider in Latin America, currently managing 28 data centers in operation and/or construction in Brazil, Chile and Mexico, interconnected by 5,000 km of proprietary fiber-optic network. The company was established in 2010 and builds and operates world-class data centers serving the world’s largest cloud and technology providers, as well as other customers in the finance, retail, industrial, healthcare and service industries. To support its expansion, Ascenty relies on its shareholders – Brookfield Infrastructure Partners, a Canadian asset management company, and Digital Realty, the world’s largest data center company, with 290 units located in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. To learn more about Ascenty, go to the site.

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