V . tal launches its second Edge data centre in Fortaleza , Brazil
V . tal ’ s new Edge data centre opened in Fortaleza
. tal , one of the largest end-toend neutral digital infrastructure solutions companies , operating in Brazil and five other countries in South and North America , has launched its second Edge data centre , in Fortaleza , Brazil . The unit will start operation with a 4MW capacity and will have four ‘ data halls ’ with space to accommodate 400 racks .
The new Edge data centre is fully integrated with its undersea cable landing station ( CLS ). It has connection redundancy , which ensures data transmission security . The unit will also be integrated with the company ’ s other Edge data centre in Fortaleza . Combined , the units have a 7,000m ² built-up area , capacity above 5MW and over 600 rack positions . the colocation service ( rental of web hosting space , understood as physical space and infrastructure ), which ensures permanent availability in terms of energy , acclimation , fire security , physical and logical access security ( monitoring ).
“ With the kick-off of the new Edge data centre complex , V . tal consolidates itself as an ecosystem of neutral infrastructure solutions that provides its customers with robustness , resilience , redundancy , capillarity and very low latency ,” said Cícero Olivieri , Vice President of Engineering at V . tal .
V . tal now has four complete Edge data centres in operation ( two in Fortaleza , one in Rio de Janeiro and another one in Barranquilla , Colombia ), connected by 26,000kms of undersea optical cables that connect Brazil to Argentina , Venezuela , Colombia , Bermuda and the US .
“ V . tal will invest to expand its data centre park , as it complements its capillarity and footprint in all Brazilian regions , in addition to meeting the present and future requirements of its customers , due to innovations and new technologies that have been emerging ,” said Eduardo Silveira , Vice President of Strategy at V . tal . �
WITH THE KICK- OFF OF THE NEW EDGE DATA CENTRE COMPLEX , V . TAL CONSOLIDATES ITSELF AS AN ECOSYSTEM OF NEUTRAL INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS THAT PROVIDES ITS CUSTOMERS WITH ROBUSTNESS , RESILIENCE , REDUNDANCY , CAPILLARITY AND VERY LOW LATENCY .
The CLS , which has been operating since 2002 , is critical to the entire Brazilian Internet as it holds the central PIX ( traffic exchange point ) of Brazil north-east state of Ceará , the nation ’ s third-largest Internet traffic . It allows operators and providers to exchange traffic directly and access content from the major OTTs .
The entire V . tal complex , comprised of the CLS buildings and the Edge data centre , was certified ISO 27001 for using a management system for intelligent OPERATIONS www . intelligentdatacentres . com