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VPLS buys Texas data centre

The current facility supports 2.5 megawatts of critical IT load based on a 2(N+1) design and is expandable to 16 megawatts total.

By João Marques Lima

Founder and Editor, The Tech Capital

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August 30, 2021 | 11:48 AM BST

Cloud-to-edge computing business VPLS has completed the acquisition of its second Texas data centre location (DA2).

The property includes 18.8 acres of land and a 75,000 square foot, 10-megawatt facility that is currently 100% leased to a data and technology company.

Financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed.

The current facility supports 2.5 megawatts of critical IT load based on a 2(N+1) design and is expandable to 16 megawatts total.

It is rated as a Tier III data centre based on physical, electrical, and mechanical infrastructure.

Jay Smith, Vice President and General Manager, Data Centers at VPLS, said: “We are thrilled to add this additional Texas location to our growing national portfolio.

“The central US remains a strategically important market for our team and this acquisition was a great opportunity to expand our presence in this geography while also contributing to our revenue stream with a world-class client.”

Arman Khalili, CEO of VPLS, added: “The acquisition of this Texas facility demonstrates our focus on growth in key markets.

“As our data centre and network footprint grows, VPLS can immediately deliver our cloud-to-edge solutions and services to these strategic markets and surrounding locations. We look forward to broadening our offerings to current and future VPLS clients.”

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