Scala Data Centers, a Latin American platform of sustainable data centers in the hyperscale market, is building its first data center in Mexico, SMEXTP01, with an initial investment of approximately $80 million.
The venture, located in the municipality of Tepotzotlán, about 25 miles from the country’s capital in Mexico City (CDMX), will have an initial critical capacity of 5 megawatts (MW) reinforcing Scala's strategy of enabling new markets in Latin America to meet the massive demands being made by large cloud and content providers, known as hyperscale.
Scala's new site is projected to begin operations in fourth quarter 2023 and is already anchored by a large Hyperscale client. With 142,133 square feet of built area, SMEXTP01 HyperEdge data center will offer maximum customization and modularity and will be supplied with 100 percent renewable and certified energy, in line with the company's portfolio.
“This new project underscores our commitment to enabling