Yandex Plans to Build 63MW Data Center in Russia

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Russian multinational technology company, Yandex is planning to build a 63MW Data Center in Kaluga Oblast, Russia.

The new Russian data center facility is in Kaluga’s Grabtsevo industrial park.

As per the company’s statement, the new data center will be 130,000 square meters long and power capacity of 63MW. The facility has the capacity of housing 3,800 server racks with each having a load capacity of 15 kW.

Meanwhile, Yandex said that the data center in Kaluga will be the largest and will achieve Power Usage Effectiveness 1.07-1.09. The data center is scheduled to be opened in the second half of 2023.

Yandex Cloud’s CEO Alexey Bashkeev said, “The actual uptime rates of the data centers used by Yandex Cloud have not dropped below 99.9996% over the past three years. Now we have a new, fourth availability zone, which supports all the highest reliability standards of Yandex data centers. It will not only ensure the smooth operation of our customers but will also become a platform for their long-term growth.”

Currently, Yandex has operating data centers in Russia i.e: Vladimir, Sasovo, Ivanteevka, and Mytishchi while it also has one data center in Finland i.e: Mäntsälä.

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