CyrusOne Helps Launch Data Center in Colombia

DALLAS, TX -- CyrusOne has helped ODATA construct and launch the company’s first data center in Bogotá, Colombia. ODATA’s new data center, DC BG01, is the second ODATA data center, the first outside Brazil after DC SP01 in São Paulo, which has been operational since May 2017. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on May 30th at the facility and will be attended by company leaders from CyrusOne, ODATA, and Patria Investments. The BG01 Data Center is a 7.8MW facility, the largest carrier neutral data center in Bogotá, Colombia. It is a high density, certified Tier III Design data center, with 6,400 square meters in total area. Customers moved on-site in April 2019. With CyrusOne global expertise in data center construction and operation, the new facility was fully constructed in just 6 months and deploys industry-leading standards for physical security. In October 2018, CyrusOne invested $12 million in exchange for a 10% equity interest in ODATA. In connection with the investment, CyrusOne and ODATA entered a commercial agreement covering leasing activity with CyrusOne customers in the ODATA portfolio. In addition, Kevin Timmons, CyrusOne’s chief technology officer, joined the ODATA board of directors. “DC BG01 was built in record time through a powerful combination of ODATA´s local expertise with CyrusOne’s global supply chain that enables customers in Colombia the same level of services we offer to our customers globally, “ said Timmons. “We are excited about ODATA´s expansion in Colombia…