Sterling and Wilson and DataVolt sign an MoU for the development and construction of state-of-the-art data centers

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New Delhi; 13 September 2023: Sterling and Wilson Private Limited (“Sterling and Wilson”), a Shapoorji Pallonji Group Company, and one of India’s leading engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) companies, announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Data Volt Information Technology Company (“DataVolt”) of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a sustainable data center developer and operator with interests in the Worldwide emerging markets. The MOU intends to develop and construct data centers in accordance with the highest international standards in respective countries.

The data centers will leverage DataVolt’s expertise in Project Development along with Sterling and Wilson’s unparalleled experience in designing and building large scale DC’s that are sustainable and future-ready for hyperscalers, colocation players, telcos & enterprise customers. Both companies have a proven track record of integrating advanced technology and sustainable practices seamlessly.

DataVolt is developing and operating future-ready, innovative, and environmentally conscious data centers for a connected world. As part of the Vision Invest group, DataVolt has ample expertise in developing and operating renewable power, computing, networking, cooling, and water treatment and reusage critical infrastructure. DataVolt integrates advanced technologies and sustainable practices in its data centers.

Commenting on this momentous occasion, Mr. Prasanna Sarambale, CEO, Data Centre Business, Sterling and Wilson Private Limited said, “We are honoured to collaborate with DataVolt for deploying data centers in strategic markets. With this important partnership, we look forward to creating additional DC capacity and be part of realising DataVolt’s vision of promoting a knowledge-based economy, job opportunities and strengthening the technology sector. This is an important milestone for our business, and we are excited for this new journey. Data centers are key to support business’ growth trajectory, adopt digital technologies and enable new business models. At Sterling and Wilson, we have a proven track record of delivering complex EPC projects and are confident that we can deliver state-of-the-art data centres that will meet the highest standards of quality, safety, and sustainability”, he further added.

“Through this strategic alliance with Sterling and Wilson, DataVolt is poised to revolutionize the data center industry. We are dedicated to pioneering sustainable solutions that not only drive efficiency but also prioritize environmental stewardship”, said Rajit Nanda, CEO at DataVolt.

Sterling and Wilson commenced Data Centre services in 2015, and in a short span of time, has emerged as one of India’s leading Data Centre EPC players in the sector. It has executed 20+ DC projects with total IT load of over 60 MW in India and international markets, with leading players like Telecom Egypt and MainOne (an Equinix company). The Company is currently executing projects in India, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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