KIO, a data centre and digital infrastructure platform with more than 20 years of experience in colocation and IT services, has announced the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of a new data centre campus in Colombia.
KIO BOG1, as the campus is known, is located in the capital Bogota. It has 5,000 square metres of construction and two data halls with more than 2,000 square metres of white space and a power capacity of 6 MW for colocation services. The project has additional land to build a second data centre with similar characteristics, resulting in a potential capacity of up to 12 MW for the campus. This data centre campus is certified by the Uptime Institute at Tier III level.
KIO describes Colombia is a very attractive market due to its size, scale and substantial growth in data and IT consumption, which has resulted in a shortfall of data centre capacity and strong expected absorption rates.
The new facility is located in one of most interconnected industrial complexes in the country, with more than 14 network operators. The fully permitted facility provides KIO’s customers with what it describes as unmatched time to market access in a supply-constrained market, while the site’s additional capacity and network connectivity offer visibility and access to future growth.
KIO, I Squared Capital’s data centre and digital infrastructure platform for Latin America, has 13 core data centres with 26 Megawatts of IT power capacity distributed in Mexico, Colombia, Panama, Guatemala, The Dominican Republic and Spain. I Squared Capital is an independent global infrastructure manager with over $36 billion in assets under management.