IBM and IG3 have entered into an agreement, in which IBM will design a Green Data Centre for IG3. IG3 is constructing one of the largest Data Centers in the Asia Pacific Region. Located in Bangalore it represents the largest investment so far in this sector in India. The proposed size of the data centre will be approximately 8.5 lakh square feet.
As part of the deal, IBM will design IG3’s Internet Data Centre with standards that are highly efficient and reliable. The data centre will be highly resilient and have the environmental protection advantages of IBM's industry-leading data centre design characterized by energy efficiency, green technologies, scalability and the latest power and cooling technologies.
IBM and IG3 also signed a marketing alliance agreement that will focus on the development of the managed services offerings as well as joint go-to-market strategies to acquire customers for services such as IT hosting, business continuity and disaster recovery. Under this joint agreement, both parties will benefit from providing data centre solutions to potential customers while attracting clients into the data centre space.
IG3 develops and manages secure business infrastructure and hospitality infrastructure in India. The organization has an in-depth understanding of industry requirements and has brought international standards of technology, security and quality to each project and has built integrated, intelligent facilities that cater to unique customer needs. Some of the SEZ projects undertaken by them are in Chennai and Perundurai.